A Republican from the East Bronx who said she is fed up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) spoke exclusively to Martha MacCallum about her new 2020 campaign to unseat the democratic socialist.
MacCallum said that Ocasio-Cortez’ successful bid to keep Amazon out of the New York City borough of Queens was the last straw for medical magazine writer Ruth Papazian.
Papazian, a lifelong Bronxite and daughter of Egyptian immigrants, said that if Ocasio-Cortez was set on “fighting to keep Amazon out of Queens, she should’ve been fighting to bring Amazon to the Bronx.”
Papazian said Ocasio-Cortez “parachuted” into Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s (D-N.Y.) neighboring Congressional district and succeeded in killing the Amazon deal in Long Island City, Queens.
She said that Ocasio-Cortez, who is also from