• Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Feared She Was ‘Going to Die' During the Attack on the U.S. Capitol

    13 days ago - By StyleCaster

    Speaking out. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez almost died during the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, revealing on Instagram nearly a week after the riots that she experienced a “very close encounter” that made her question whether she “was going to make it to the end of that day alive.”
    On Tuesday, January 12, the 31-year-old representative for New York's 14th congressional district spoke for over an hour on Instagram Live to tell her constituents about the “incredibly violent” and “traumatizing” events that she witnessed at the Capitol building. During her Instagram Live...
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  • Rep. Pressley's Panic Buttons Were Torn Out During Attack On Capitol. No One Knows Why

    13 days ago - By Essence

    By Brooklyn White · January 13, 2021January 13, 2021 During the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Ayanna Pressley's staffers barricaded the door with furniture protecting Rep. Pressley, her husband and Sarah Groh, Rep. Pressley's Chief of Staff. In conversation with the Boston Globe , Groh said that all the panic buttons in the office “had been torn out - the whole unit,” even though Rep. Pressley had used them before in that same office. After noticing the safety hazard, they were escorted to several different secure locations as they watched for rioters. There is no...
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