.@AOC on IG live talking about the insurrection: “To run through the capitol and to not know if an officer is there to help you or harm you is quite traumatizing.”
“To my fellow members: If you so much as STUTTER to say the confederacy is a legion of white supremacy, turn in your pin and get OUT.”

@AOC is bringing the righteous fury that every elected official should have after the president tried to get them killed.
.@AOC on Republicans who encouraged insurrection: “This isn’t about the truth for them. This is about whether they want to be president in 2024. Let me give you a sneak peak: you will NEVER be president.”
“This is how democracy can burn. It is fragile. We must cherish it. And they didn’t. And they don’t. So they need to leave. Donald Trump needs to leave. Ted Cruz needs to leave. Josh Hawley needs to get out. They need to get. out.” - @AOC

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