Democrats warned Alexandria Ocasio Cortez about the possibility of violence before January 6 and warned her to “dress down” because she was a “very recognizable target.” ..


Democrats Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Abigail Spanberger

From left, Democrats Alexandria Ocasio Cortez of New York and Abigail Spanberger of Virginia banned the House of Representatives from trading stock at a press conference at Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on April 7, 2022. Talk about.Kevin Ditch / Getty Images

  • Congressman Abigail Spanberger was concerned about possible violence in the days leading up to January 6, 2021.

  • She warned Congressman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez that she was a “very recognizable target,” the new book said.

  • She urged a progressive lawmaker, “Wear sneakers and dress up. Don’t look like you.”

Former intelligence officer Abigail Spanberger, a Democrat in Virginia, was worried about possible violence in the days leading up to January 6, 2021.

Supporters of then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the election at the time proved that Congress fulfilled its typical proformer duties and Joe Biden was the winner of the 2020 presidential election. I was planning to show the day outside the US Capitol.

Spambler worried that fellow Democrats would be targeted, and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and the next book, “This is by New York Times reporters Alexander Burnes and Jonathan Martin.” Insiders obtained a pre-copy of the book prior to publication on Tuesday.

Virginia Democrats have called on Ocasio Cortez to call attention. Considering that the two women each represent a “giant bay within the Democratic Party” between the Centrist and the Left, the notable gestures are written by Burns and Martin.

“You are a very recognizable target,” Spambler told Ocasio Cortez. “Go to work by car and make sure you’re dressed hard to recognize.”

“Wear sneakers and dress up. You don’t look like you,” she told the authors.

Ocasio Cortez later told CNN that he feared he would be raped and killed on January 6 after a Trump-supporting rebel who failed to overturn the election broke the US Capitol.

“White supremacy and patriarchy are in many ways very related.” Ocasio Cortez told CNN’s Dana Bash. “The violence was so sexual that I didn’t expect it to be killed. I thought something else would happen to me.”

In the essay on the 19th, Spanberger was at the Capitol that day and gave a fascinating explanation that he was ready to arrive.

“I thought it might be a day of increased engagement, so I wore slacks accordingly,” she said. “The old CIA idea. If necessary, simply taking off the blazer can be indistinguishable.”

She joked with her husband in a text message about her hair returning to the ponytail. “This means to me that I’m ready to fight.”

A spokesperson for Spanberger told insiders that the CIA’s career “provides a unique perspective to Congress.”

“For several days prior to January 6, 2021, Congressman Spanberger was concerned about possible violence around the Capitol. If a conspiracy-based” stop stealing “rally was held, She talked with several colleagues about staying safe. It’s dangerous, “she said. A spokesman added in her statement that lawmakers had extended advice to “dress up” to staff in her office.

“When the riots broke out on January 6 and Rep. Spanberger got stuck with other members of the House Gallery, she continued to advise her colleagues to unpin Congress,” a spokesman said.

The Ocasio-Cortez spokesman did not return Insider’s request for comment.

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