Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demands an End to Military Recruitment in Schools

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.


Will Ocasio-Cortez Launch a Primary Bid Against Chuck Schumer?

The Hill reports, President Donald Trump predicted Monday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) will challenge Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer when he comes up for re-election in 2022 — and that the progressive freshman would “kick his ass.” Trump tweeted, “Because of how badly they did with the Impeachment Hoax, AOC will primary Cryin’ Chuck Schumer, and win.”

Trump also claimed that House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) has a “good chance” of losing to his primary opponent in New York’s 10th Congressional District and that Republicans would take back the House of Representatives in the November elections as a result of their handling of the impeachment push against him, which he described in as a “hoax.”

Trump wrote on Twitter. “It is all getting quite interesting. Pelosi will lose the House, AGAIN! My poll numbers look great.”

Trump made a similar statements about Ocasio-Cortez during a lunch with journalists ahead of the State of the Union address last week, said Fox News’s Bret Baier.

Nadler, who has represented his New York district since 2013, faces several primary opponents giving him his first serious primary contest in nearly 27 years in Congress.


Rashida Tlaib Headlines Anti-Semitic Conference in Chicago

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) was one of the featured speakers at a conference in Chicago last Friday that was organized by a radical Islamic group, The Daily Caller reports.

The group is called American Muslims for Palestine, a known anti-Semitic group that has been repeatedly criticized as such by the Anti-Defamation League. During her speech at the conference, Tlaib “suggested America’s southern border with Mexico was similar to the Gaza Strip,” comparing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to “racial injustice” in the United States.

Tlaib also repeated the debunked claim that American police disproportionately target African-Americans, saying “Every time I see [police] treating African-American brothers and sisters like they’re disposable, I think of Palestine and what happens to our brothers and sisters in the occupation.”

The conference in question, which is held annually, also featured the sharia law advocate Linda Sarsour, who was recently fired from her leadership role at the Women’s March for her anti-Semitism, as well as presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.).


Three of the Four ‘Squad’ Members Set to Endorse Bernie Sanders for President

Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) is set to receive the key endorsements of three of the most high-profile Democrats in the House of Representatives on Saturday, Fox News reports.

The three congresswomen are Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.). They are three of the four members of a group colloquially referred to as “the Squad:” Four far-left freshmen representatives all elected in 2018, who have become major figureheads in the Democratic Party.

According to Fox, Ocasio-Cortez will make her endorsement official by appearing at a Sanders rally on Saturday. Omar’s endorsement was first posted by the Sanders campaign on Twitter, which read in part: “Bernie is leading a working class movement to defeat Donald Trump that transcends generation, ethnicity, and geography…I believe Bernie Sanders is the best candidate to take on Donald Trump in 2020.”

The endorsements are crucial for Sanders at this point in the campaign, coming two weeks after a heart attack that raised concerns about the 78-year-old senator’s health and age. He has also seen a drop in his poll numbers, falling into third place behind former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the latter of whom is widely viewed as sharing many of the same socialist policies as Sanders.

But despite this, he still appeared on the debate stage last night alongside 11 other candidates, seems to have maintained a level of enthusiasm among his core base, and raised over $25 million in the third quarter, marking his best fundraising quarter yet and surpassing all other Democratic candidates.

Despite being only freshmen, the three representatives are viewed as having an unusual level of power in the party. Ocasio-Cortez, who stormed into Congress by primarying out a 10-term incumbent last year, has been referred to as a “shadow speaker” who holds sway over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) decisions; she is widely considered a major reason for Pelosi finally caving on impeachment and moving forward with a formal “impeachment inquiry” after months of stonewalling.

The fourth member of the “squad,” Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) has not yet made an indication of who she will endorse.


Political-Consultant Dumped Wife for Rep. Ilhan Omar, According to Divorce Filing

A Washington, DC physician is claiming in a divorce filing that her political-consultant husband dumped her for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) back in April.  Dr. Beth Mynett’s bombshell filing, obtained by The New York Post on Tuesday, alleges that her spouse Tim Mynett made a “shocking declaration of love” for the Somali-born congresswoman before he ditched his wife.

The court documents also allege that the home-wrecker’s campaign paid Mr. Mynett large amounts of money for various expenses, raising the possibility that Omar violated additional campaign finance laws on top of the ones she has already been found guilty of violating.

The physician, 55, and her 38-year-old husband — who has worked for left-wing Democrats such as Omar and her Minnesota predecessor, Keith Ellison — have a 13-year-old son together.

“The parties physically separated on or about April 7, 2019, when Defendant told Plaintiff that he was romantically involved with and in love with another woman, Ilhan Omar,” the court papers say.

“Defendant met Rep. Omar while working for her,’’ the document continues. “Although devastated by the betrayal and deceit that preceded his abrupt declaration, Plaintiff told Defendant that she loved him, and was willing to fight for the marriage.”

“Defendant, however, told her that was not an option for him’’ and moved out the next day, the papers allege.

“It is clear to Plaintiff that her marriage to Defendant is over and that there is no hope of reconciliation,’’ according to the filing.

Omar — a member of “the Squad,” a group of far left-leaning female freshman House members including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and two others — recently separated from her husband, according to reports.

The 37-year-old congresswoman and mom of three paid Tim Mynett and his E. Street Group approximately $230,000 through her campaign since 2018 for fundraising consulting, digital communications, internet advertising and travel expenses.

The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board has already found that Omar violated state campaign finance rules to pay her own personal expenses, including personal out-of-state travel, and help on her tax returns.

She was ordered to “reimburse her former campaign committee $3,469 to cover those travel and legal costs” and “pay the state a $500 civil penalty for using campaign cash to travel to Florida, where she accepted an honorarium.”

The board found Omar’s campaign purchased a plane ticket to Boston to speak at a political rally, paid for a hotel in Washington, D.C., where she participated in an interview for the Girl UP UN conference, and covered her travel to Chicago to accept an award and attend a fundraising luncheon.

The complaints were initially raised by state Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, who also suggested a $2,250 payment made from Omar’s campaign to the Kjellberg law firm covered Omar’s divorce proceedings from her second husband.

Former Minneapolis attorney John Hinderaker thinks Omar could be in legal trouble. “If the $230,000 that Omar’s campaign has paid to Mynett includes travel costs relating to romance rather than political consulting, or if the fees charged were inflated for the joint personal benefit of Mynett and Omar, it would represent another violation on Omar’s part,” he wrote at Powerline.

Hinderaker, who retired from practicing law at the end of 2015, added that “an appropriate agency should investigate the appropriateness of the funds paid by Omar’s campaign to Mynett.”

Government ethics watchdog Tom Anderson of the conservative National Legal and Policy Center also stated on Tuesday that Omar may have violated campaign finance law.

“We believe Representative Ilhan Omar may have touched the third rail of campaign finance law: disbursing campaign funds for personal use,” Anderson told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “It’s a brazen act Representative Omar was caught doing before in Minnesota and all of the evidence we’ve seen tells us she’s probably doing it again.”

Mynett is seeking primary physical custody of their son in part because of her husband’s “extensive travel” with Omar, the court filing says.

“Defendant’s more recent travel and long work hours now appear to be more related to his affair with Rep. Omar than with his actual work commitments,” the court papers state.

Mynett also argued that she doesn’t trust her husband’s judgment regarding their son anymore, in part because of his inappropriate behavior with Omar.

“By way of example, days prior to Defendant’s devastating and shocking declaration of love for Rep. Omar and admission of their affair, he and Rep. Omar took the parties’ son to dinner to formally meet for the first time at the family’s favorite neighborhood restaurant while Plaintiff was out of town,” the papers state.

“Rep. Omar gave the parties’ son a gift and the Defendant later brought her back inside the family’s home,” the court papers say.

Mynett said in the filing that she believed her husband “put his son in harm’s way by taking him out in public with Rep. Omar, who at that time had garnered a plethora of media attention along with death threats, one rising to the level of arresting the known would-be assassin that same week.”