Democrat AOC Targets ‘Excessive Bail’ Day After Suspect Out On Bail Hit 50+ People With Car In Waukesha

Democrat AOC Targets ‘Excessive Bail’ Day After Suspect Out On Bail Hit 50+ People With Car In Waukesha


Key Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) targeted what she claimed was “excessive cash bail” sought by prosecutors in the New York City court system just one day after a man in Waukesha, Wisconsin, ran over dozens of people at a Christmas parade while he was out on “inappropriately low” bail.

Ocasio-Cortez put out a statement with Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, saying that the three sent letters to five New York City District Attorneys demanding briefings on prosecutors’ use of excessive bail in the New York City court system.

“We have grave concerns that excessive bail amounts are leading to unnecessary pretrial detention and contributing to a

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