amNY: Ocasio-Cortez claps back at challenger for criticism regarding postponed debate

Written by Jason Cohen for

On Friday, NY-14 Congressional candidate Michelle Caruso-Cabrera accused Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of not wanting to debate her and not replying to her efforts to hold an official debate.

However, AOC’s campaign does not agree with these assertions. While they did receive an email regarding a debate, Ocasio-Cortez campaign spokesman Ivet Contreras pointed out nowhere in the letter did it directly ask for a debate.

An excerpt from the email states:

“The voters deserve to hear from the two candidates, one-on-one, facing off in the June 23 Democratic primary. As the candidate challenging the incumbent I am asking for: two debates in Queens, two debates in the Bronx and two debates in Spanish.”

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