Democratic Socialists of America pulls AOC endorsement

Democratic Socialists of America pulls AOC endorsement

The Democratic Socialists of America, a prominent liberal group, is rescinding its national endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) because the congresswoman didn’t fulfill the organization’s criteria in its initial “conditional” endorsement.

“Earlier this week, the NPC received a request from NYC-DSA SC to withdraw the endorsement because it took place after the New York Democratic Primary, and they did not expect a conditional endorsement or feel it was strategic,” the organization said. “Because we have not seen evidence of AOC meeting these conditions, and at the request of the NYC-DSA SC, the NPC is withdrawing our conditional endorsement of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, although she will remain endorsed by our New York City chapter.”

To receive the DSA’s endorsement, Ocasio-Cortez would have to:

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