New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Friday it was “too early” to tell if progressive firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) will help the Empire State in Congress.
“It’s early yet to find out what she actually produces,” Cuomo said after a news conference calling on Congress to scrap a part of the new federal tax code that disproportionately impacts New Yorkers.
Ocasio-Cortez has wasted no time since entering Congress in pushing the party to adopt a series of more liberal policies, including her “Green New Deal” to tackle climate change and a 70 percent marginal tax rate on income above $10 million.
Cuomo and Ocasio-Cortez, a self-proclaimed democratic socialist, most recently butted heads over Amazon’s plans to build a second headquarters in Queens.
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