Donny Deutsch: ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Ocasio-Cortez Is Going to Hand the Presidency Back to Trump
Morning Joe contributor Donny Deutsch warned Democrats about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her recent praise with Amazon not building their new headquarters in New York City.
“When you have Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who I find extremely dangerous at this point, and I hope she doesn’t tweet ‘Who are you Donny Deutsch I don’t care about you or anything,’ basically she has a Twitter following that’s her power base, to basically come out and say what a great thing it is, we can take that money and give it to teachers. It doesn’t exist. It’s an abatement. $27 billion, we put down 3. That’s business. That’s what happens,” Deutsch said.
He continued to say that if she and the new freshmen Democrats in Congress stay the course, then President Donald Trump will be re-elected:
“And you attach this to the Green Deal and you are handing President Trump — President Trump now gets to go, the Democrats don’t want jobs. The Democrats don’t want companies coming to your neighborhoods. The Democrats have a Green Deal that wants a 70% tax rate, wants jobs for everybody, even just hand to you, tuition handed to you, socialism. We are in a dangerous place and if people in the party don’t start to speak up against people like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is young and dynamic, but does not know what she’s talking about, and her and her cohorts, some of these new fresh Progressive faces are going to hand the presidency back to Donald Trump. I want everybody to understand that.”
“Anything is possible: today was the day a group of dedicated, everyday New Yorkers & their neighbors defeated Amazon’s corporate greed, its worker exploitation, and the power of the richest man in the world,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Thursday.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) also went after Democrats who opposed Amazon’s move.
“A small group politicians put their own narrow political interests above their community — which poll after poll showed overwhelming supported bringing Amazon to Long Island City — the state’s economic future and the best interests of the people of their state,” he said in a statement. “The New York State Senate has done tremendous damage. They should be held accountable for this lost economic opportunity.”
Watch above, via MSNBC.
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