An unearthed video purportedly showing Obtain. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dancing in a college-era video develop into shared by conservative Twitter accounts. *Expose: The fashioned track has been replaced to pick out away from copyright infringement.*
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After a college-era video showing Obtain. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, dancing made waves in conservative social media spheres, the newly elected lawmaker responded Friday with a fresh video of herself dancing – this time birth air her congressional repute of business.
Ocasio-Cortez shakes, gains and spins with Edwin Starr’s model of “Battle,” a declare track from the Vietnam era, playing in the background. The Congresswoman then laughs as she enters her fresh repute of business in Washington.
“I hear the GOP thinks girls dancing are damaging. Wait till they procure out Congresswomen dance too! 💃🏽 Rating a immense weekend all americans :)” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted along with the video.
The fashioned clip of Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest lady ever elected to Congress and a Democratic socialist, went viral this week when an anonymous trusty-flit Twitter yarn shared the clip of young folk shifting to music.
The clip regarded to be an edited model of a 2010 YouTube video of Boston University students dancing to the track “Lisztomania” by Phoenix, with handiest Ocasio-Cortez in the cut model.
Ocasio-Cortez upset aged Democrat U.S. Obtain. Joe Crowley in her June major and has turn correct into a number one explain for quite quite a bit of progressives since, advocating for a “Inexperienced New Deal,” abolishing ICE and Medicare for all.
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