CNN host Chris Wallace folded for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and remained silent while the radical Democrat congresswoman told him that she’s not “extreme” like “the Republican side.”
The former Fox News star sat down with the far-left socialist lawmaker for his new show “Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace” on HBO Max.
During a new interview with Ocasio-Cortez, Wallace asked if she agreed that “people want both parties to move from the fringes, from the extremes back to the center?”
AOC replied: “I think a lot of people in this country may say yes, but it’s important for us to dig into the substance of what that actually means.
“As someone who is often, I think, characterized as extreme.
“I, of course, would object to that I do not believe that I am as extreme, in the way that Marjorie Taylor Greene on the Republican side is extreme.
“The idea that there is an equating of believing in someone who believes in guaranteed universal health care in the United States was someone who believes that undocumented people should incur physical harm are somehow in the same level of extreme is something that I would object to.”
Wallace didn’t dispute AOC’s claims and continued with his gushing questions.
As Slay News reported, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chair Sean Patrick Maloney suffered a stunning loss on Tuesday.
After his crushing loss, Maloney lashed out at AOC for failing to help House Democrats hold their seats in the elections.
“The last time I ran into AOC, we were beating her endorsed candidate two to one in a primary, and I didn’t see her one minute of these midterms helping our House majority.
“So, I’m not sure what kind of advice she has, but I’m sure she’ll be generous with it.
“But let’s be clear, she had almost nothing to do with what turned out to be a historic defense of our majority.
“Didn’t pay a dollar of dues.
“Didn’t do anything for our frontline candidates except give them money when they didn’t want it from her.
“There are other voices who should be heard, especially when suburban voters have clearly rejected the ideas that she’s most associated with, from defunding the police on down.
“She’s an important voice in our politics,” Maloney said.
“But when it comes to passing our agenda through the Congress, or standing our ground on the political battlefield, she was nowhere to be found.”