• Ocasio-Cortez visits Pelosi's office for climate change protest

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    WASHINGTON - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez paid her first visit today to Nancy Pelosi's office - to join a protest about climate change. The self-described Democratic socialist, who'll be entering Congress next year, joined environmental activists from the Sunrise Movement to demand legislation to achieve 100% renewable energy and a special committee in Congress to address climate...
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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined a protest of Democratic leadership, and she's not even officially in Congress yet

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined a protest of Democratic leadership, and she's not even officially in Congress yet

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Just weeks away from being sworn into office, Ocasio-Cortez joined a climate change protest outside of Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi's office on Tuesday.
    The protesters and Ocasio-Cortez called on Pelosi to create a new select committee on climate change, the Select Committee for a Green New Deal.
    Pelosi responded to the demonstration in a statement , vowing to take action to address climate change.
    Republicans seemed to take pleasure in seeing the Democratic leader challenged by the tenacious soon-to-be congresswoman.
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not officially a member of Congress yet, but...
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  • The Latest: Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Pelosi's office protest

    The Latest: Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Pelosi's office protest

    1 month ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on new members of Congress :
    12:05 p.m.
    Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York has joined about 200 climate-change activists as they stage a protest at the office of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.
    Protesters are calling on Democratic leaders to put forward a “Green New Deal” that includes a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in line with findings of a recent report on climate change by United Nations. Some protesters were being arrested Tuesday after refusing to leave a hallway outside Pelosi's office.
    Ocasio-Cortez, 29, who...
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  • Ocasio-Cortez, youth protesters storm Pelosi office to push for climate plan

    1 month ago - By Politico

    More than 200 youth activists, flanked by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, flooded House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi 's office this morning urging Democrats to act more decisively on climate change. Capitol Police began arresting protesters when they refused to disperse after a few hours outside Pelosi's office in the Cannon House Office Building. Organizers said about 50 protesters were arrested. Pelosi said she welcomed the protest and called on the police "to allow them to continue to organize and participate in our democracy.” Ocasio-Cortez, who left before the arrests began, said...
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