Ocasio-Cortez is not allowed in the influential Committee, where she could promote their projects — for example, «Medicare for all»

Leading Democrats in Congress would not let the youngest in the history of U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from new York in one of the most influential committees, which she hoped to use to promote their projects.

Thursday, January 10, the Committee on governance and policy of the speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi provided a place in the Committee on ways and means of 56-year-old Tom, Suozzi from new York.

The Committee on ways and means (House Ways and Means Committee) is the chief tax Committee of the house of representatives. Experts, political analysts have noted that Suozzi much more conservative financially than 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

A representative of Congresswoman Corbin Trent said Ocasio-Cortez was hoping to get into such an influential Committee, but it is «definitely not upset with the decision.»

«The first years» Congress is rarely given space in the committees of high rank, but representatives of new York typically have at least one seat in the Committee on ways and means.

Recall that in late 2018 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrote in his Twitter account alternatives, you could spend $5.7 billion that President Donald trump offers to build a wall on the border with Mexico. Among the main proposals Ocasio-Cortez, which it hoped to promote in the Committee: financing preschool education for every child in the United States and «Medicare for all» coverage of health care costs for hundreds of thousands of Americans in the course of the year.