Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bashed US foreign policy during a private meeting with Bronx community leaders, prompting two military veterans to storm out.
Anthony Vitaliano — an Army veteran who worked in the NYPD for 38 years, and commanded the Bronx’s homicide detectives — was sitting next to Ocasio-Cortez when she slammed the US foreign policy and suggested President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were autocrats, according to a person at the meeting.
“I was revolted,” said the attendee, who didn’t want his name published. “She knocks the country, she knocks the president. And that’s not what America is about,” said Silvio Mazzella, a Vietnam War vet and treasurer of Community Board 11.
He, Mazzella and Vitaliano said they all walked out in disgust before the end of the session.
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