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She framed her appointment as a big achievement by pointing out how exclusive the House committee is - "one of just four".

Walker quoted Ocasio-Cortez once more, then went on a bit of a rampage about socialism, effectively sub-tweeting the Democratic representative.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has secured a seat on the powerful House Financial Services Committee, which oversees Wall Street, the Federal Reserve, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

She will be joining Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), who is the first African-American chair of the committee, which oversees Wall Street's banks and the financial industry.

The powerful committee also oversees the USA housing market, insurance and worldwide finance sectors, among other areas.

"It's all hands on deck for our democracy right now", she said, urging people to take a chance and be an agent for change.

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Ocasio-Cortez's pledge to gang bang the progressive agenda comes in the transcript of an extensive interview with the Post, in which she was asked about "conservative media" setting her up as "another boogeyman on the left".

"Everybody knows someone in their life that is already an unbelievable public servant", Ocasio-Cortez said in a nine-minute video released Wednesday by Justice Democrats.

Ocasio-Cortez fired back on Twitter, telling her 2.4 million followers: 'I bartended for *years* in New York City.

"I also think it's encouraging because this is my sixth day in Congress and they're out of all their artillery", she said.

A new poll conducted by The Hill-HarrisX indicates a broad degree of support for Ocasio-Cortez's proposal to increase the upper tax bracket in the United States to 70 percent - something she claims is nothing new for America.


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