Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez masterfully exposed America’s broken campaign finance system
Maybe you’ve never heard of the H.R. 1 bill, but chances are you’ve seen the viral video of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez playing what she’s called the “Corruption Game.”
On Wednesday, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing about H.R. 1., also known as For the People Act of 2019, which would do things like establish automatic voter registration nationwide, make Election Day a federal holiday, and reform a corrupt campaign finance system. Ocasio-Cortez exposed the problems in that system in just five minutes.
Ocasio-Cortez’s sketch and line of questioning went viral after the hearing, which got people talking about the bill. Read more…