Ocasio-Cortez lone Dem to vote against bill to re-open government because it funded ICE

The progressive from New York, who has built a massive following, said she broke from her party because she did not want any funding allocated to the agency — which activists have railed against over the past year.

Several elected Democrats had announced their support for abolishing the agency.

“Most of our votes are pretty straightforward, but today was a tough/nuanced call,” she wrote in an Instagram story. “We didn’t vote with the party because one of the spending bills included ICE funding, and our community felt strongly about not funding that.”

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