AOC-aligned group attacks state Sen. Liz Krueger to push tax agenda

AOC-aligned group attacks state Sen. Liz Krueger to push tax agenda


New York’s left is starting to devour its own as part of a campaign to pressure local Democratic pols to aggressively tax the rich to address the state’s pandemic-fueled fiscal crisis.

A group including the New York City chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, which is aligned with US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, currently has its sights on powerful liberal Upper East Side state Sen. Liz Krueger.

Krueger, who chairs the state Senate Finance Committee, represents a Manhattan district with more millionaires and billionaires than anywhere in New York — and has fallen down on the job of helping to tax them more, according to a report prepared by the DSA chapter, New York Communities for Change and other lefty groups.

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“With responsibility comes accountability,” NYCC head Jonathan Westin told the Post on Sunday. “Sen. Krueger has been back-tracking on her commitments.”

DSA-NYC co-Chair Chi Anuwa added, “Sen. Krueger holds a lot of power. She’s in a unique position.

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