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Who’s Been Financially Backing Ocasio-Cortez? The Answer May (Not) Surprise You

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I’m surprised no one figured this out earlier.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old Congressional candidate who has been taking the media by storm (and providing the right-wing media with ample comedic material with her frequent demonstrations of just how uninformed, ignorant, and immature she is), rose to stardom almost overnight after upsetting prominent Democrat NY Rep. Joseph Crowley in the primary race.

Everyone was stunned that such a little-known candidate with so little experience and no name recognition could actually win the nomination. Clearly, it was an incredible victory for a small, grassroots campaign, by the people, and for the people.

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…Or was it?

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I’ve got three words for you: follow the money.

In progressive politics, all roads lead back to, you guessed it, George Soros. 

Researcher Richard Weinstein, curious about Ocasio-Cortez’s dubiously rapid rise to fame, appears to have been the first to discover this trail. First, he uncovered Ocasio-Cortez’s association with a group called “Brand New Congress.” Back in 2017, her website belonged to this group.

He explained his findings in a series of tweets:

So what is “Brand New Congress”, exactly? It appears to be a group of Bernie staffers dedicated to, well, a “brand new Congress” full of Sanders-style far-left progressives. Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

There’s even a policy page which all potential candidates must sign on to:

Looking at the Brand New Congress founder,  Saikat Chakrabarti, it appears he is also the executive director of “Justice Democrats”, an affiliated PAC which was co-founded by none other than Cenk Uygur, the radically progressive host of “The Young Turks.”

Aaaand this is where we find George Soros, whose Media Consortium is what Weinstein calls the “deep pockets” behind the Young Turks and their political endeavors.

“There is no such thing as a grassroots campaign,” says Glenn Beck, who spoke with Weinstein on his television show this week. “The story is that she went out and knocked on doors — which I believe she did, she worked hard for it — but she also has, apparently, funding and support from very Leftist organizations, including George Soros.”

Don’t they all?

 

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New Report Reveals Ohio Democratic Party Received $300K In Federal Coronavirus Relief Loan

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The whole point of the Paycheck Protection Program that was put together earlier this year at the beginning of the lockdowns put in place due to the coronavirus was supposed to provide relief for small businesses who would be left devastated by the sudden and massive loss of income that would come about as a result of these safety measures. However, it seems the Ohio Democratic Party received a sizable chunk of cash to keep them going too. Now that doesn’t seem right, does it? via The Washington Examiner: Campaign finance reports show that the loan, amounting to $333,867, was approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration on April 30, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. In May, a tweet critical of the Trump administration’s program was posted on the group’s official Twitter account. “With so many small businesses shut out from receiving PPP loans ⁠— while nearly 300 publicly traded companies received more than $1 billion from the program⁠ — local governments across Ohio are stepping up to help small businesses, which are often the center of their communities,” the tweet read. https://twitter.com/OHDems/status/1262735869628297217 A spokeswoman for the party came out and actually attempted to defend their receiving the federal funds by saying 20 jobs were saved. “The purpose of the Paycheck Protection Program is to help organizations cover payroll and benefits, and that’s precisely what it has been used for ⁠— to ensure our entire team continued to work and earn a paycheck and retain their health coverage during an unprecedented public health crisis,” Kirstin Alvanitakis said. The Ohio Republican Party slammed the Democrats for taking the money. Evan Machan, the Ohio GOP spokesman, said, “We did not need to apply for these funds. Under the leadership of Chairman Timken, our financial situation is strong, and we were never at…

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Trump’s Campaign Developing New Strategy To Draw Big Crowds To Rallies; ‘Can’t Have Repeat Of Tulsa’

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President Trump’s rally that was held in Tulsa, Oklahoma was super hyped up by media outlets across the Internet with expectations of crowd attendance being astronomically high. As it turns out, not many folks actually showed up to the event, something that deflated Trump’s campaign a bit and has now prompted them to change direction. The new strategy the campaign is looking to employ includes increased safety measures to make folks feel comfortable enough to attend the event, as many believe fear of the coronavirus prevented many individuals from attending the Tulsa rally. Here’s more on this from The Washington Examiner: “We can’t have a repeat of Tulsa,” a campaign official told NBC News, referring to Trump’s upcoming rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, this Saturday. The president’s rallies resume as many states grapple with upticks in coronavirus cases, prompting state and local leadership to halt reopenings and introduce new public health orders to prevent the spread of the virus. Unlike the indoor venue the campaign chose for its Tulsa rally, the president will make his appearance in an open-air airport tarmac hangar this weekend. Health experts have said outdoor events are less risky than large gatherings indoors, but also stress that the virus can still be spread. An official from the White House noted that Trump understands that people may not come out the way they did in 2016 due to fears over catching COVID-19. When the rally was held in Tulsa, masks were offered to those who showed up to the event, but many of them didn’t bother to wear them. Several staffers and a couple of prominent attendees ended up testing positive for the coronavirus. Masks are apparently going to be strongly encouraged at the New Hampshire rally, though the campaign said they will not be mandated.

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