Congressional representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has called on her fellow lawmakers to follow her lead and increase the wages of their staff in Washington, D.C.

On Monday, Ocasio-Cortez, who became the youngest woman elected to Congress in last month’s midterms, tweeted about her experience of meeting service staff in a D.C. restaurant who were simultaneously working in government. Ocasio-Cortez ran on a platform advocating for a $15 baseline minimum wage, and called the current situation a “disgrace.”

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