The Intercept - November 6, 2019
"Still, in Congress, she’s faced criticism over breaking with progressive members and voting for aresolutionthat condemned the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. California Rep. Ro Khanna, a campaign co-chair for Sanders, also voted for that measure. These differences are particularly noteworthy, critics say, because Pressley’s district leans moreheavily bluethan those of Omar, Ocasio-Cortez, or Tlaib, who each represent districts that voted for Donald Trump at higher percentages than Pressley’s."
Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley on Wednesday announced her endorsement of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., for president.
Pressley made the announcement in a one-minute video, drawing on her ties to her home-state senator. “I’m proud to call her my senator,” she says. “I can’t wait to call her our president.” Pressley is the last member of the so-called Squad to weigh in on the 2020 presidential race. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan all endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., last month.
Warren is “fighting for fundamental change that restores power to those who have been left behind, and centers those who have never had access to it in the first place,” Pressley says in the video. “She is consistent. She never loses sight of the people.” ...
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