Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has claimed that President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance policy on illegal immigration is on the same spectrum as ethnic cleansing.
Appearing on the podcast “In The Thick” on Tuesday, Ocasio-Cortez discussed why she decided to run for Congress and what the future will bring for her and the Democratic Party.
Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Trump's zero-tolerance policy on illegal immigration is on the same "spectrum" as "ethnic cleansing." pic.twitter.com/4TEV0qGnxm
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Discussing the “Abolish ICE” movement, Ocasio-Cortez asked “how much is this black-box detention necessary? And you look at these facilities—we’re caging women and children, we’re jumping to criminalize people…” prompting one of the co-hosts to jump in and assert that it is “kind of like ethnic cleansing.”
“I mean we’re on that spectrum, I would say,” Ocasio-Cortez responded.
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