Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned in his first Sunday morning appearance after taking office in January, and it was "very real risk". President Trump will win re-election by 2020 and acknowledged that progressive frustration with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is also "quite real".
The comments struck an unusually defensive tone for the 29-year-old Progressive Fireworks, which Democrats are trying to win their big list of 23 presidential candidates. Ocasio-Cortez also spoke entirely of her initiative to repeal the Hyde amendment, which removes most federal funding of abortion – and the sudden democratic front runner Joe Biden's reversal of the problem earlier this month.
"I think we have a very real risk of losing the presidency of Donald Trump if we do not have a presidential candidate fighting for true transformational change in the lives of working people in the United States," says Ocasio-Cortez ABC News "Jon Karl on" This Week "Sunday.
"I think if we choose a president for half-measures that the American people do not fully understand ̵
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Ocasio-Cortez said she did not see herself approving a particular candidate "anytime soon"
In response to an NBC news survey which shows increased support for an investigation action, Ocasio-Cortez called an investigation investigation a "constitutional responsibility." It led Karl to press Ocasio-Cortez on reports that progressive democrats are frustrated me d Pelosi, D-Calif., who has opposed calls for persecution.
"I think it's really true," Ocasio-Cortez. "I think there is a very real animus and a desire to make sure we are – it – that we keep this president account."
A growing progressive anger has also addressed Biden, who said earlier this month he could "no longer support" the Hyde change, which he had baked for decades. Biden said that the law makes a woman's right to abortion "dependent on any postal code."
The Hyde amendment prevents the government from providing abortion financing except in cases of rape, incest, or when the mother's health is at stake.
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Last week, an abortionist who questioned Biden on his Hyde Amendment flip-flop said the former Vice President came in the activist's face and tried to get an arm grip. "I thought he was going to beat me," said the activist after posting a short video of the video and the meeting.
The activist also noted the many accusations of other women that Biden has made them unpleasant in close personal meetings
"In every investigation, a number of Americans oppose public support for abortion."
The Biden campaign did not respond to Fox News's request for comments. Ocasio-Cortez, asked if Biden has handled the maladies in an appropriate way, told Karl: "I think it is something he has to show voters, I think I, you know, think it is a problem where there is one fight, I'm quite honest. "
She went on:" I don't think he has – I don't – I wouldn't say it's extremely difficult – as I don't think voters think he's necessarily guilty of sexual abuse or something like that. "
Ocasio-Cortez also said that Democrats" probably "made a mistake by not pressing Bill Clinton's treatment of women during their presidency, but said the country has gone through a" development "over the years.
But on the Hyde change, Ocasio-Cortez has been more powerful.
"It's not the 70s anymore," said Ocasio-Cortez in a mail to the backers on Saturday, building support for a revocation of the Hyde amendment. "This is 2019, and none of our leaders should be willing to resist a policy that splashes disproportionately low-income Americans and people of color just to fit the interests of optional whales. It ends now. We shall fight to repeal the Hyde amendment and Let people get access to the care they need. Write your name if you stand to cancel the Hyde change. "
On Sunday, Ocasio-Cortez said that Bid's new approach to the Hyde change was the minimum minimum for a democratic candidate in 2020 As recently as the last presidential cycle, the Hyde Amendment found mostly bipartisan support.
"Yes, I am encouraged by the fact that he is now against the Hyde change. I think that is there – I think it is a very basic level where all candidates must be," says Ocasio-Cortez to Karl. is anxious to introduce a revocation of the Hyde amendment through amendments – we shall see where it is going – for imprisoned women and the mother and the reproductive health care of imprisoned women is – it should be guaranteed as it is with all women in the United States. And so I think it really depends – and that's really what the Hyde change is about. "
Ocasio-Cortez continued:" We are talking about 50, 51 percent of the American public is affected by the realities of the Hyde change. "
But Democrats risk exceeding their hands on the issue, warns analysts, although more and more conservative dominant states are passing aggressive life-long actions. A new slate by William Saletan entitled" Abortion Financing is not as popular as Democrats. Keep in mind: Recent polls debunk much of what progressives think "contains a sobering analysis of the issue for the democrat field.
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" In every survey, a number of Americans resist public funding of abortion, "Saletan wrote." In every vote but one, the majority is a majority. "
Saletan stated that while most Americans generally agree with the Democrats about abortion and do not support abortion clinics, the latest progressive pressure too far 19659003] "On the question of direct payments [for abortion]", Saletan wrote, "most voters agree with the GOP. If Democrats do the issue a litmus test, they will regret it. "Nonetheless, last Illinois a sweeping pro-choice law that eliminated spousal consent, waiting times, criminal penalties for abortion providers and abortion facility restrictions, such as licensing requirements and Health and Safety Inspections It also abolished the State's partial birth prohibition law and stated "that a fertilized egg, embryo or fetus does not have independent rights under that state's law".
Thomas More Society, a lifelong law firm based in Chicago, explained the bill. Equal to "legalize the death penalty, without the possibility of appeal, for viable unborn preemies."
Fox News & # 39; Caleb Parke contributed to this report.