Uh Oh: AOC Just Had Another Complaint Filed Against Her

Uh Oh: AOC Just Had Another Complaint Filed Against Her

The complaint was drafted by the Virginia-based National Legal and Policy Center.

But while Ocasio-Cortez claimed that "none of this is whataboutism", not everyone seemed to be convinced by her reasoning.

Ocasio-Cortez has painted herself as congresswoman who is in touch with her constituents, who is fighting for transparency in government - and who is fighting for accountability against "dark money".

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's campaign arm sent out a fundraising plea minutes before Thursday's House vote on an anti-hatred resolution, asking for dollars to defend her and liberal allies Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib.

PACs are required to report names and addresses of all people who paid more than $200 to "meet a candidate or committee operating expense" as well as the objective of the payments.

"It appears "strategic consulting" was a mischaracterization of a wide range of activities that should have been reported individually", the complaint states.

Hume was surprised that Ocasio-Cortez's "novelty" hadn't worn off already and warned that she will "lead that party off a cliff".

"There is no violation", Ocasio-Cortez exclusively told Fox News after landing Tuesday at Ronald Reagan National Airport.

Brand New Campaign LLC was registered as a private company in the state of DE in May 2016, and in Tennessee in February 2017.

"If you can't even get the rules right and follow the laws ... and you disregard the laws that are already on the books, it makes constituents wonder what your agenda is", she said. The corporation, Brand New Congress LLC, is owned by Saikat Chakrabarti, her now-chief of staff. Ocasio-Cortez's congressional campaign also reportedly paid Chakrabarti's company an additional $18,880 in 2017 for consulting.

This is the second complain filed against Ocasio-Cortez this week.

"Justice Democrats were instrumental ... in pulling off the biggest upset in modern American politics by recruiting, training, and ultimately electing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York's 14th Congressional District", the group stated. "The ONLY way to do work for multiple candidates legally at this scale is to create an LLC and act as a vendor", the group said.

One of FACT's primary complaints stems from Ocasio-Cortez's use of official floor and committee videos.

Furthermore, during the 2016 election cycle, the Brand New Congress PAC paid a total of $205,000 - more than 80 percent of what it took in during the same period - to an entity called "Brand New Campaign LLC", which had the same New York City address as Chakrabarti did at that time.

Bradley A. Smith, a former chairman of the FEC, called it "a really weird situation".

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