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Ayanna Pressley, Member Of AOC’s ‘Squad,’ Calls For The Incarcerated To Be ‘Prioritized’ For Vaccine

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), a member of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) radically liberal “Squad,” went on CNN on Sunday to name for the incarcerated to be “prioritized” and pushed to the entrance of the road in relation to getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Pressley Admits She Bought Vaccine

Pressley, who admitted that she had simply been given the vaccine herself sooner or later earlier than the interview, proudly stated that she would “proceed to battle for our most weak” and communities “disproportionally impacted” by the coronavirus pandemic. In her thoughts, these teams embrace healthcare staff in addition to incarcerated folks.

“I did have the vaccine administered yesterday with a purpose to keep the continuity of presidency, but additionally as a result of I dwell with like tens of millions of Individuals — two preexisting circumstances — and doing my half, each to maintain myself secure in order that I can proceed to do my job to battle for my district and the American folks, protecting my household secure, but additionally stopping the unfold of this virus which has raged uncontrolled, which has the whole lot to do with the willful criminality of Donald Trump,” Pressley stated, attempting to excuse why she bought the vaccine earlier than many healthcare staff and aged Individuals have.

“On the finish of the day, I believe that is what’s in one of the best curiosity of our public well being,” the congresswoman later added. “I belief Dr. Kizzy and the vaccine, and that’s why I had it administered.”

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Pressley Calls For Incarcerated Folks To Be Given Precedence

“And I wish to say thanks to all of the scientists and all of the researchers, and I’m going to proceed to battle for our most weak communities who’ve been disproportionally impacted by the virus, for our well being care staff, for our important staff, for our incarcerated women and men to be prioritized within the distribution of the vaccine,” she continued. 

As soon as once more, the radically leftwing facet of the Democratic Occasion is unapologetically prioritizing criminals forward of law-abiding Americans. This serves as a reminder that the stakes have by no means been larger in relation to controlling Congress, as there’s no telling how far these loopy Democrats will go in the event that they get extra energy.

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This piece was written by James Samson on December 23, 2020. It initially appeared in LifeZette and is utilized by permission.

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