Alex Wroblewski / Getty ImagesDemocratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during a media conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wroblewski / Getty Images)
New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez falsely claimed that Democrats lost the House majority during virtual town hall Thursday evening.
A constituent asked Ocasio-Cortez about her thoughts on Democrats shrinking their majority in the House and expressed her frustration.
“Why did we lose so many seats, and what needs to be done to get them back next term?” the moderator asked on behalf on the constituent.
“So, you know, of course, the loss of the House majority is just extraordinarily upsetting to all of us. It’s upsetting to all of us who are invested in having a Democratic majority so that we can expand health care, so that we can raise wages, so that we can protect working