Radical Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has introduced several measures into the House of Representatives that would strip funding from the United States military’s efforts to maintain recruitment efforts in school, as reported by The Hill.
The socialist congresswoman unveiled two new amendments to the upcoming defense appropriations bill aimed at shutting down the military’s recruitment budget in American schools, as well as barring them from maintaining an online presence on such platforms as the streaming website Twitch.
Ocasio-Cortez attempted to justify her anti-military measures by falsely claiming that “children in low-income communities are persistently targeted for enlistment.” She further claimed, without evidence, that “the military…starts feeling like the only option for many young, low-income Americans.”
Although the military has already ceased all of its activities on the Twitch platform – which included members of the military streaming video games such as “Call of Duty” – Ocasio-Cortez also called for an end to the military’s right to youth outreach via the platform, saying that it was “incredibly irresponsible…to be recruiting impressionable young people and children via live streaming platforms.”
These are the latest actions from a prominent far-left politician who has frequently attacked American law enforcement ever since she was first elected in 2018. Ocasio-Cortez spearheaded the “abolish ICE” campaign aimed at all but eliminating immigration laws and pushing for open borders, including multiple lies about the conditions of detention centers for illegal aliens. She has also become a leading figure in the “defund the police” movement, rejecting attempts by more moderate voices to tone down the movement’s rhetoric and insisting that she wants police completely defunded, if not outright abolished, all across America.