Dem Socialist Ocasio-Cortez Needs To Wait For Lawmaker Salary To Kick In To Afford DC Apartment

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told The New York Times in a story published Wednesday that she needs to wait until her congressional salary kicks in to afford an apartment in D.C.

“I have three months without a salary before I’m a member of Congress. So, how do I get an apartment?”

This sounds like a lack of personal responsibility & accountability. As my Dad would say this sounds like a total lack of the six P’s that you need to succeed.

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The Hill:

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) told The New York Times in an interview Thursday that she will need to wait for her congressional salary to kick in before she can rent an apartment in D.C.

She explained that the transition period will be “very unusual, because I can’t really take a salary. I have three months without a salary before I’m a member of Congress. So, how do I get an apartment? Those little things are very real.”

Ocasio-Cortez also told the Times that she had saved money before leaving her job at a restaurant and had planned accordingly with her partner.

“We’re kind of just dealing with the logistics of it day by day, but I’ve really been just kind of squirreling away and then hoping that gets me to January,” she said. More

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