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02/5/2019 | Civic Engagement
Published By:Politico

Ocasio-Cortez invites woman who confronted Jeff Flake over Kavanaugh to State of the Union

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced on Monday that she had invited the woman behind the viral confrontation with then-Sen. Jeff Flake over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination to be her State of the Union guest on Tuesday.

“This @AnaMariaArchil2, the NY-14 shero that will be accompanying me to the State of the Union tomorrow,” the New York Democrat wrote on Twitter, quoting a tweet with the video of Ana Maria Archila’s encounter in September. “She wasn’t planning on leaping into that elevator ahead of the Kavanaugh vote, but after hearing the stories of survivors across the country, she went in.”

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019