As the intervention by Federal law enforcement agents in Portland, Oregon, triggered what the A.C.L.U. deemed a "Constitutional crisis," U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY 14) made headlines by playing the victim card in response to the use of a sexist pejorative by a Republican Congressman. C-Span via YouTube (Screen Shot) (Fair Use)

AOC mum as Jimmy Dore rips into the Squad for enabling Nancy Pelosi to fully-fund Trump’s unconstitutional use of Federal Agents against protesters in Portland

Political commentator Jimmy Dore criticised U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for keeping mum as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi supported funding of DHS Agents’ controversial tactics against Portland protesters.

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When the Feds let Political Machines use smooth transitions of power to avoid accountability
Will the Queens Machine be able to avoid the consequences of a long of corruption, so long as it puts into effect a smooth transition of power to another Congressional lawmaker ? Photo Illustration/Progress New York

Some mob families have succession plans. So does the Queens Machine.

EDITORIAL : Any political transition of power that lends legitimacy to the ways that the Queens Machine has been allowed to corrupt democratic functions will fail to restore the public’s dwindling faith in Government institutions.

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U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY 6) is telegraphing her reported interest in succeeding U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY 14) as chair of the Queens Democratic Party county committe. U.S. House Of Representatives/Official Photograph

Grace Meng reportedly interested in taking helm of Queens Democratic County Committee that is of interest to Federal investigators

Queens Democrats avoided serious consequences from a previous, reported Federal corruption investigation by installing a Congressional lawmaker as a new chair. Will it work, again ?

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