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‘We shouldn’t be inviting bullies to our neighborhood’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends her criticism of Amazon HQ2 in surprise Queens appearance (AMZN)

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  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke out about criticism of the opposition she took to the deal New York struck for Amazon's HQ2.
  • At a community-board meeting in Astoria, Queens, in New York, she answered a constituent's question with a lengthy response in which she emphasized that her problem was with the process of how the deal was made, its lack of transparency, and a lack of enforcement of how promises made by Amazon would be kept.
  • Amazon abandoned its plans for HQ2 in New York City in February after facing backlash from local politicians.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't done talking about Amazon and HQ2.

The congresswoman made an appearance at a local community-board meeting in Astoria, Queens, which is part of the New York congressional district that she represents, on Tuesday night.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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