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

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


Prominent Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) took aim at what she called “excessive cash bail” sought by prosecutors in the New York City court system on Sunday. This was just one day after a man in Waukesha, Wisconsin, ran over dozens of people at a Christmas parade, only being out of jail due to “inappropriately low” bail.

Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, issued a joint statement with AOC 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.

According to the authors, “We have grave concerns that excessive bail

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