AOC Among 8 Democrats to Vote Against Avoiding a Railway Strike
President Joe Biden had warned a rail strike could spur a "crippling" national shutdown.A vast majority of Democrats, 211, voted in favor of the resolution and were joined by 79 Republicans. But eight Democrats did break with their party and joined the 129 Republicans who voted against it. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York was among these Democrats, according to Bloomberg News reporter Erik Wasson.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is under a House ethics investigation, according to a statement issued by the House Committee on Ethics on Wednesday.
The panel will announce its course of action after its organizational meeting in the next Congress, sometime in 2023, the statement said.
Details about what the investigation is about investigation is about haven't been released. The Office of Congressional Ethics, a nonpartisan group, forwarded its inquiry into Ocasio-Cortez to the House ethics panel in June.
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