Jeremy Corbyn and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have shared their visions of the future in a “lovely and wide-reaching” phone conversation.
The Labour leader revealed he had spoken to the newly-elected Democrat on Twitter on Sunday night.
He tweeted: “Great to speak to @AOC on the phone this evening and hear first hand how she’s challenging the status quo. Let’s build a movement across borders to take on the billionaires, polluters and migrant baiters, and support a happier, freer and cleaner planet.”
Two hours later the Ms Ocasio-Cortez tweeted: ”It was an honor to share such a lovely and wide-reaching conversation with you, @jeremycorbyn! Also honored to share a great hope in the peace, prosperity and justice that everyday people can create when we uplift one another across class, race, and identity both at home and abroad.”
The meeting of minds was celebrated by many of Mr Corbyn’s supporters, with teenage student Hasan Patel – who won a scholarship to Eton College last month – describing it as his “wildest dreams come true”.
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Judaism writer Elad Nehorai informed her: “ I’ m an enormous huge lover of your own. I hope you’ ll have a look at the amount of Jews trying to contact attention to Corbyn’ s lengthy, documented good anti-Semitism. The particular left’ h blind place in this regard could be set. But we require leaders such as yourself to pay attention. ”
Microsoft Ocasio-Cortez responded: “ Thanks to bringing this particular to me. We all cannot and can not move ahead without serious fellowship plus leadership with all the Jewish neighborhood. I’ lmost all have the team touch base. ”
The particular exchange reignited the discussion on social networking over regardless of whether Mr Corbyn was antisemitic or not.
Final month the particular Catholic congresswoman revealed that will she has Judaism heritage due to her Sephardic ancestors running from European countries to Puerto Rico “ a very, long time ago”.
Published with Mon, ’04 Feb 2019 08: fifty: 45 +0000