Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrives for a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., February 27, 2019.
"There is no violation", Ocasio-Cortez told Fox News on March 5.
"Ocasio-Cortez was recruited to run by Justice Democrats in early 2017 and was trained at weekend "boot camps" in the fundamentals of electoral campaigning and progressive policy", the group stated in a November 6 release, boasting about her victory.
Hume said he thought the first-term congresswoman's appeal would last only a few weeks and said he was surprised by her staying power - even as she has become a go-to talking point among Fox News commentators and hosts.
He noted that serious Democratic presidential candidates like Sens.
Director of the National Legal and Policy Center's Government Integrity Project Tom Anderson told the Washinton Examiner, "It appears Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her associates ran an off-the-books operation to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars, thus violating the foundation of all campaign finance laws: transparency".More news: Huawei Sues U.S. Over Equipment Ban in Escalating Legal Clash
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Ocasio-Cortez won her primary with less than 17,000 votes, beating the incumbent Joseph Crowley's less than 13,000.
Hilton pointed to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) as one of the faces of the progressive movement, and he argued that her policies - like the Green New Deal and Medicare-for-all - would be "revolutionary in a bad sense".
NLPC's complaint alleges that Chakrabarti's LLC served as a "cutout", for at least $885,735 received from Ocasio-Cortez's campaign and two federal political action committees, Brand New Congress PAC and Justice Democrats PAC.
"They were ignored because it was beneath the president to respond to these things", Ocasio-Cortez continued.
As Trent was acting as a spokesperson for Ocasio-Cortez's campaign a year ago, he was receiving a salary from the Justice Democrats PAC.
From August 15 to October 15, Trent was paid $12,293 in salaries and wages from the Justice Democrats PAC while simultaneously collecting $7,310 from Ocasio-Cortez's campaign payroll, FEC filings show.
It will be recalled that Ocasio-Cortez has built her budding reputation on the platform of "clean" politics, with the congressional freshman repeatedly emphasizing that her campaign does not accept money from corporate political action committees (PACs), which she has described as "dark money".