Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is defending her decision to drive a non-union-made electric car.
During her appearance on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” host Margaret Brennan asked about Ocasio-Cortez’s vehicle.
“One of the things that’s happening in the auto industry, as you know, is this market shift and transition to electric vehicles,” Brennan began. (Trending: Unearthed Clip Shows Joe and Hunter Discussing Business)
“You were quoted in July saying you look forward to buying a union made electric vehicle, but you currently have a non-union made Tesla. UAQ already makes some electric vehicles. Why wasn’t that? Is it a problem with the quality? Is it a problem with the style? Is the market just not there?” Brennan asked.
“No,” Ocasio-Cortez said.
AOC continued, “Our car was purchased during the pandemic when travel, before a vaccine had come out, so travel between New York and Washington, the safest way we had determined was an EV, but that was prior to some of the new models coming out on the market that had the range available, but we’re actually looking into trading in our car now.”
“So, we’re looking into it, and hopefully we will soon,” she added. (Trending: Biden Family Is Officially In Panic Mode)
“Well, I think right now, we are in such a crisis in our economy, a crisis of inequality, that it is going to take a level of political and popular support, unlike that we’ve seen in a strike situation like this in recent and modern history, in order for us to get a breakthrough,” AOC continued.
“What we’ve seen at the Big 3 are CEOs giving themselves as much as a 40% wage and compensation increase, while workers have actually seen a real wage decrease over the last 10 to 15 years, and in order for us to break that norm, I think it’s going to take an unprecedented level of involvement to make sure that workers get what they deserve here,” she said.
“President Biden showing up to the picket line on Tuesday is a historic, historic event. We have never seen in modern history a president show up to a picket line like this and I think it should be earned, it needs to be earned, and I believe President Biden is working towards that, especially when he lands in Michigan on Tuesday to earn that.” Ocasio-Cortez added.
The auto industry has been turning on President Joe Biden and his disastrous “green agenda,” which attempts to address global warming by forcing Americans to drive electric cars.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) is preparing to go on strike against General Motors (GM), Ford, and Stellantis.
Auto workers and union members are furious with the Biden administration for offering huge subsidies to push auto companies toward creating electric vehicles.
As a result, many workers are losing their jobs or facing significant cutbacks. Critics say Biden’s “green energy agenda” is ultimately outsourcing their jobs to China.
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