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Monday, April 29, 2019
Participants in AOC's 'fun run' didn’t know they were donating to her campaign
Rep.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezheld a 5k in Queens Saturday that she billed as “a Family Fun Run supporting U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’sGreen New Dealon the Saturday following Earth Day.”
But many of the 400 runners didn’t realize their $30 registration fees were going directly into the lawmaker’s campaign coffers.
“We’re getting together for our own health, for our planet’s health … and to fight for the Green New Deal together,” the freshman Democrat told the participants before they set off.