Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) could also be all in for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) within the 2020 Democratic major, however on Thursday the congresswoman dedicated to supporting whoever wins the social gathering’s nomination.
“I’ve stated all through this whole course of that what’s so necessary is that we finally unite behind who that Democratic nominee is,” Ocasio-Cortez advised “Late Night time” host Seth Meyers.
The outcomes of the Tremendous Tuesday primaries successfully imply the race is now between Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden.
“And I believe it’s a two-way road,” Ocasio-Cortez stated. “I’ve been involved by some people that say if Bernie’s the nominee, they received’t help him, and the opposite method round.”
“That is extra necessary than all of us,” she added. “We actually must make it possible for we defeat Donald Trump on the polls, assuming, and figuring out, how insane it’s going to get between at times.”
Ocasio-Cortez formally endorsed Sanders, who she has beforehand credited with inspiring her for entering into politics, in October.
“We deserve a president who understands that the company assault on our lives existed earlier than Trump and it’ll exist after Trump,” she stated on the time.
Sanders, in the meantime, pledged at a rally in Arizona on Thursday that he’d help Biden if he turned the nominee.
“Joe Biden is a good man, and I do know if he wins the nomination, I can be there for him,” he stated. “And if I win, he can be there for me.”
Take a look at the interview above.