Joe Lieberman (I-CT) discussed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) behavior and comments that ultimately resulted in Amazon pulling out of a deal that would have put their second headquarters in New York City.
The Trump family has been highly critical of Ocasio-Cortez's proposed Green New Deal, which seeks to combat climate change and economic inequality.
After starting Brand New Congress, he formed a Delaware-based LLC, Brand New Campaign LLC.
A typical PAC has to disclose how the funds are used, including all campaign events, advertising, and donations to candidates.
The Justice Democrats weren't just helping Ocasio-Cortez-the group created her as a candidate.
He called described the company as a "legitimate campaign vendor" that provided services to candidates and committees and that the "implications in recent press accounts that these entities in any way operated with less than full transparency or in some way to skirt to law, are absolutely and unequivocally false".
Hume said he thought the first-term congresswoman's appeal would last only a few weeks and said he was surprised by her staying power - even as she has become a go-to talking point among Fox News commentators and hosts.
For her part, Ocasio-Cortez has never had an issue giving it right back, lacing into critics on her Twitter feed, like this Washington Examiner reporter who made fun of her clothes, or this Newsmax host who made fun of her childhood home.
India Downplays Trump's Intent to Withdraw Trade Benefits
The US goods and services trade deficit with India was $27.3 billion in 2017, according to the US Trade Representative's Office. Trump has justified his move by accusing India of failing to provide the U.S. with enough access to its markets.
Ocasio-Cortez won her primary with less than 17,000 votes, beating the incumbent Joseph Crowley's less than 13,000.
A group of Democratic voters praised Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during a discussion of the New York Democrat, citing her boldness and regarding her as the future of their party.
The group stated it ran campaigns in a similar fashion for at least nine other candidates.
Brand New Congress PAC, launched by Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti in 2016, spent more than 90 percent of its funds paying a firm owned by the PAC founder for "strategic consulting" in its first year and continued to pay the firm a big portion of its funds. He was taken off the website sometime later in January.
A former FEC Commissioner, Brad Smith, told the Daily Caller News Foundation that Ocasio-Cortez and Chakrabarti could face fines and jail time if the FEC finds that they knowingly and willfully tried to funnel the money.
"So what happened this week was that there was a Republican procedural maneuver called motion to recommit".