The new leader of the Democrat party met with the current Speaker of the House in an effort to show party unity.
With different visions and 50 years between them, Rep. Nancy Pelosi [D-CA] and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY] met on Friday to try to put their prior and very public disagreements aside.
Today, Congresswoman @RepAOC and I sat down to discuss working together to meet the needs of our districts and our country, fairness in our economy and diversity in our country. pic.twitter.com/eVp1LS0Gpw
— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) July 26, 2019
By Friday evening, however, there was no mention of the Pelosi meeting on AOC’s twitter feed.
However, Ocasio-Cortez did tweet a video of herself playing with a dog.
Happy Friday! 🐶 I got visited by Aziz before the weekend ✨ pic.twitter.com/bOzvhwvruo
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) July 26, 2019
Not everyone believes that the tensions are truly over with though…
Even after a 30-minute Kumbaya meeting Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and freshman firebrand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., cannot erase their differences forever, “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace predicted.
“There’s a very different view of politics, very different view of the direction of the party. But, I think that both of them—and certainly Pelosi—believes if you’re going to have this fight, have it inside the tent. Don’t have it outside the tent, where it splits the party and weakens the party and its efforts to re-win election and hold on to the majority in 2020.”
Pelosi is 79 and Ocasio-Cortez is 29; there are 50 years between them and they’ve gotten off to a rough start. Signs of tensions between the two political dynamos have been visible from the time of Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional orientation, when she joined a climate protest outside Pelosi’s office.
AOC has completely taken over the Democrat Party.
Pelosi said it herself: “I don’t think we have that many differences.” https://t.co/6kWUkz0Yvh
— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) July 26, 2019
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