AOC says she skipped inauguration, in part, because she didn’t ‘feel safe around other members of Congress’ | Fox News

Amid the pomp and circumstance of this week’s inauguration, one prominent Democrat was notably absent.

Amid the pomp and circumstance of this week’s inauguration, one prominent Democrat was notably absent.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., first told CNN’s Chris Cuomo that she had foregone her invitation to President Biden’s inauguration to support a union strike in the South Bronx.

“I’m thrilled for President Biden and Vice President Harris,” she said, “I think the festivities were phenomenal.”

“This was supposed to be a show of force and unity and you weren’t there. Explain it,” Cuomo said.

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