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Just how vulnerable does AOC plan to make herself in her home district?

The following is an excerpt from Blaze Media’s daily Capitol Hill Brief email newsletter:

It turns out that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has given her constituents yet another reason not to be happy with her tenure in the House of Representatives: Now they’re having a hard time talking to actual humans when they call her office.

According to the New York Post, AOC is the least responsive House member from a New York City district. The paper’s staff called all 13 lawmakers from the city; they spoke to humans everywhere else but got sent to voicemail at the far-left freshman’s New York and D.C. offices.

“If you’re a grandma in Queens who needs help with her Medicare and you call AOC’s ‘district office’ you get a recording that tells you to visit the website instead,” a Democratic Hill staffer told the outlet. “She has no plans to serve the people. That’s why she has no constituent services operation.”

This comes a few months after June polling showed that the congresswoman has an abysmally low 21 percent approval rating among registered voters in her own district in the Bronx and Queens, while only 11 percent thinks she has their best interests in mind. Earlier that month, she took some harsh public criticism from veterans in her own district because of her America-bashing. Her constituents have voiced disapproval of her attention-seeking behavior on the national stage. Meanwhile, almost none of the donors to her re-election campaign live in her district.

The question arises: Exactly how electorally vulnerable does she plan to make herself on her home turf?

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