Rape Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said he felt he was about to die during a riot in the US Capitol last week. During an Instagram Live, the New York Democrat said she had a “very close encounter” when rioters breached security and blew up the Capitol, endangering the lives of lawmakers and staff.
Ocasio-Cortez started Instagram Live, which ran for more than an hour on Tuesday, saying he wanted to address the audience, “can be an incredibly violent, painful week for so many people.”
She describes what she and other members of Congress went to last Wednesday. “The president apparently, assisted by members of Congress, incited the attack on the US Capitol,” she said. “Frankly, he is a traitor to our country.”
The representative said “many, many, many members of Congress were almost killed,” and “many Congress workers were killed.”
“Many children – children of members of Congress – children were there,” Ocasio-Cortez said. He told Remy. Jamie Ruskin, whom she called her close friend. Ruskin lost his son “tragically” a few days before the attack, Ocasio-Cortez said. “His daughters were with him in the Capitol, days after that trauma, and he almost lost his life as well,” she said.
Ocasio-Cortez said she experienced a “very traumatic incident” during the riots, but did not know if she could disclose details due to “safety concerns”.
“I can tell you that I had a very close encounter where I thought I was going to die,” she said. “And you have all those thoughts, where at the end of your life and all these thoughts come to you. And a lot has happened to us on Wednesday.”
“I didn’t know if I was going to survive it until the end of the day,” he said. “Not only in a general sense, but in a very specific sense.”
He called the incident an opportunity for people to talk about trauma, saying that there have been counselors and therapists in the House to talk to people after being exposed to trauma during the riots. She said she heard the trauma “too much, too fast, too soon”.
“For many people, whether you are a service member who has served in our armed forces abroad, whether you are a person who probably experiences domestic violence – any traumatic event – Wednesday’s events Could have been very painful. ” he said.
Congressmen said that those who felt unstable after seeing the riots should “go to investigate with someone.”
“There’s no shame. It’s health care – mental health care,” she said.
Ocasio-Cortez also said that it would not be an exaggeration to say that many members of Congress could have been murdered during the events of Wednesday and many of them “narrowly escaped death.”
He praisedOf the Capitol Police. “There were also black and brown officers who were facing white supremacists,” she said. “They harmed themselves in a harmless way, facing the racist violence of white supremacists, ordered to attack the Capitol by Donald Trump.”
He also accusedOf acts of treachery.
Ocasio-Cortez also called two Republican senators: “Ted Cruz, you’re not in the United States Senate. Jose Hawley, you’re not in the United States Senate, so get out,” Ocasio-Corte said.
President Trump is being condemned for inciting violence with House DemocratsAgainst him on Monday.
Accuses the president of “inciting violence against the United States government”. While Congress was gathering to count the votes of the Electoral College, the article noted that Mr. Trump, addressing supporters nearby, “made deliberate statements that encouraged – and overpowered – chaotic action in the Capitol.” ”
The bill, created by Democratic Representative Ted Liu of California and David Sicilyn of Rhode Island with Ruskin’s help, has more than 210 Copsons.