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Wed Jan 13, 2021, 04:19 PM Jan 2021

AOC feared 'White Supremacist members of Congress' would turn her over to Trump rioters during siege [View all]

Source: TheGrio Blue Telusma Wed, January 13, 2021, 12:06 PM CST

‘I did not know if I was going to make it to the end of that day alive. And not just in a general sense, but in a very specific sense,’ AOC shared

As the fallout continues following last Wednesday’s Capitol insurrection, Democratic New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to her social media this week to share the terror she experienced that day – at times fearing her own congressional colleagues would turn her over to the angry mob to be killed.

Late Tuesday evening, during an hour-long Instagram live that attracted nearly 100,000 people, the congresswoman fielded questions from her constituents and supporters on the app.

Not surprisingly, she received several questions about her experience on January 6 and only a few minutes into the video makes the stunning admission about fearing for her life.

“I had a pretty traumatizing event happen to me, and I don’t even know if I can disclose the full details of that event due to security concerns, but I can tell you I had a very close encounter where I thought I was going to die. You have all of those thoughts where, at the end of your life, these thoughts come rushing to you,” she says. “That’s what happened to a lot of us on Wednesday. I did not know if I was going to make it to the end of that day alive. And not just in a general sense, but in a very specific sense.”...CONINUED...

Read More: https://www.yahoo.com/news/aoc-feared-white-supremacist-members-180633724.html

I think I would be afraid also, especially when seeing all those insane people coming in there and knowing what I know about some of those congress people.

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