House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has hired progressive far-left liberal Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her new House committee that she created to deal with wealth inequality in America.
Pelosi praised the NY Democrat’s drive to “solve generational disparities” and “increase worker power” in hiring her for the newly formed Select Committee on Economic Disparity.
Democratic Congressman Jim Himes will lead the group created to deal with the growing gap between America’s top CEOs and employee pay, with Pelosi saying the increasing difference is a “picture of injustice.”
The committee is tasked with recommending and studying proposals for helping the economy be more, as Democrats call it, “fairer,” and help more Americans have opportunities.
Ocasio-Cortez, the creator of the Green New Deal, praised the work of the committee this week, saying “this is a very important moment.”
She stressed her work on the Financial Services Committee and stated she wants the new panel to look into “traditional assumptions” about America’s economy.
“One of the topics that would be very interesting for us to research is the basic macroeconomic assumptions about America’s economy and we should not take anything for granted. For example, the idea that inflation is from one thing, or that full employment is not possible in this country., AOC said at her news event where she spoke about the new group, adding that she seeks to guarantee that “all Americans have a good job.”
In addition to Ocasio-Cortez and Himes, the other Democrats that Pelosi has appointed to the panel are Congressmembers Marcy Kaptur from Ohio, Gwen Moore from Wisconsin, Vicente Gonzalez from Texas, Pramila Jayapal from Washington, Angie Craig from Minnesota and Sara Jacobs from California.
This comes just months after Democrats passed a coronavirus relief bill that gave payments to American farmers, but excluded white farmers from such payments. Because of this, many conservatives are skeptical of Pelosi’s new panel and any new economic plans far-left Democrats might propose.
Author: Blake Ambrose