Tag: Government Shutdown

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Makes C-SPAN History With Speech on Government Shutdown

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-N.Y.) first speech on the floor of the House of Representatives broke a C-SPAN online viewing record for House speeches. The 29-year-old addressed President Donald Trump’s partial government shutdown on Wednesday by telling her colleagues on Capitol Hill about Yahi Abed, an air traffic control supervisor and…