Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez walks picket line with striking NY workers
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NEW YORK – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., skipped the glitz of President Joe Biden’s inaugural ball Wednesday to walk on a chilly picket line with striking workers at the Hunts Point Food Market in her home borough of the Bronx. “We have to support them in their demands for a better life,” Ocasio-Cortez said. The firebrand lawmaker used a bullhorn to rile up the crowd of workers rallying for a $1 an hour wage hike and better health benefits. Earlier in the day, AOC headed to the sprawling Costco supermarket to buy hot chocolate and Bustelo coffee to help keep the members of the Teamste...