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UPDATE: Pelosi caves to Ocasio-Cortez demand within hours of office occupation

New York Democratic Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may not be a member of Congress yet, but it looks like she just secured a earlier victory over House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

On Tuesday, the 29-year-old socialist took part in a protest with the “Sunrise Movement,” the group who flooded Pelosi’s office on Capitol Hill with activists who demanded a more progressive climate agenda.

Within hours of the protest, it was reported that Pelosi had recommended to her colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives that they reinstate a committee to address climate change, which is what Ocasio-Cortez wanted.

“PELOSI: ‘I have recommended to my House Democratic colleagues that we reinstate the select committee to address the climate crisis,’” wrote The Daily Beast’s Sam Stein, quoting the California Democrat.

Read the full story from The American Mirror

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