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AOC Calls for ‘Crack Down’ of U.S. Senate and its ‘Old Boys’

The socialist-Democrat attacked Sen. Joe Manchin for standing up to the spending bill proposed by Joe Biden also known as the “Build Back Better” plan

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Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called Monday for the dismantling of the U.S. Senate. The congresswoman made the statement after learning of the decision of Senator Joe Manchin — also a Democrat — to oppose the Build Back Better spending package, promoted by Joe Biden.

In light of this situation, Ocasio-Cortez argued that “strong action” should be taken against the Senate. “It operates like an old boys’ club that has a couple of gals in it,” she asserted.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asks to crack down the Senate

President Biden’s proposal has not only been questioned by politicians like Manchin. Entrepreneurs, such as Elon Musk, have also warned about the consequences for Americans of passing such an infrastructure plan.

“There is a lot of accounting trickery in this bill that isn’t being disclosed to the public,” Musk said last week on Twitter.

The billionaire closed his Twitter comments on the matter by quoting libertarian economist Milton Friedman: “Nothing is more permanent than a “temporary” government program.”

The plan defended by Ocasio-Cortez

In November, the House passed Joe Biden’s $555 billion infrastructure bill. Upon hearing the news, Biden claimed it was a “once-in-a-generation investment in America.”

The president falsely claimed that the plan would not affect citizens’ economies or cost the country anything. Meanwhile, the United States is suffering from the highest inflation in 31 years, while the national debt has soared to $29 trillion dollars.

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