“This is one area where I believe that there’s kind of a track record of some slight disagreement between the president-elect and myself, and I say that, you know – this is it, it’s not a fight – it’s just a disagreement,” the New York Democrat said in a virtual town hall on Friday.
“I believe that President-elect Biden has a very optimistic view of the Republican Party. He, he has made statements on, you know, once Trump is gone, they will see the error of their ways. And I applaud his optimism but I disagree with his assessment,” she continued.
Ocasio-Cortez said she was concerned about Democrats attempting to “water down [COVID] relief” while they have the congressional majority to “appease Republicans.”