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Ocasio-Cortez: Manchin Doesn’t Get Democracy Is ‘Hanging on a Thread’ — ‘Doesn’t Represent a Very Large Population of Black Voters’

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In ” that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) does not understand that Republican-led state legislatures new election laws are an assault on democracy that needs a national answer like the For the People Act because she argued he has constituents whose voting rights have never been challenged.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks at a news conference introducing the 'People’s Housing Platform' on Capitol Hill on January 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)