On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, former Vice President Joe Biden was formally nominated to be the 2020 DNC nominee.
Before the roll call vote, per party rules, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was also nominated and seconded as he had passed the delegate threshold.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-CA) gave the seconding speech and explained the parliamentary procedure on Twitter.
If you were confused, no worries! Convention rules require roll call & nominations for every candidate that passes… https://t.co/ieeIiyGHuZ— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez)1597802223.0
And people were confused, at least at Fox News.
Sean Hannity seemed entirely dumbfounded by what had occurred.
"Did I hear that right?" he asked. "Did she just say second the nomination for Bolshevic Bernie?"
Former White House press secretary Ari Fleisher mistakenly thought she was seconding Bernie Sanders' nomination of Biden.
Confusion occurs at Fox News after AOC’s statement https://t.co/kaBAYuTu46— Acyn Torabi (@Acyn Torabi)1597801517.0
Watch AOC's full speech:
"In fidelity and gratitude to a mass peoples' movement working to establish 21st century social, economic, and huma… https://t.co/nfltdWaohi— 2020 #DemConvention 🇺🇸 (@2020 #DemConvention 🇺🇸)1597802413.0