Bipartisanship – AOC teams up with… Ted Cruz


The last time that Sen. Ted Cruz, R-T.X., described the Democrats, he called them “bat-crap crazy.”

Now, Cruz finds himself cutting a deal with an unlikely lawmaker…. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.

Cruz reached across the aisle and respond to the congressional Democrat over a crucial political issue.

“Indeed, I have long called for a LIFETIME BAN on former Members of Congress becoming lobbyists,” Cruz responded to an Ocasio-Cortez tweet late last week. “The Swamp would hate it, but perhaps a chance for some bipartisanship cooperation?”

FROM TWITTER:

AOC: If you are a member of Congress + leave, you shouldn’t be allowed to turn right around&leverage your service for a lobbyist check.

I don’t think it should be legal at ALL to become a corporate lobbyist if you’ve served in Congress.

At minimum there should be a long wait period.

Cruz: Here’s something I don’t say often: on this point, I AGREE with @AOC Indeed, I have long called for a LIFETIME BAN on former Members of Congress becoming lobbyists. The Swamp would hate it, but perhaps a chance for some bipartisan cooperation?

To which Ocasio-Cortez responded with what seems like the unthinkable –

AOC: .@tedcruz if you’re serious about a clean bill, then I’m down.

Let’s make a deal.

If we can agree on a bill with no partisan snuck-in clauses, no poison pills, etc – just a straight, clean ban on members of Congress becoming paid lobbyists – then I’ll co-lead the bill with you.

Read more: https://thehornnews.com/ocasio-cortez-and-ted-cruz-can-finally-agree-on-one-thing/

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