House Democrats to put Ocasio-Cortez on Financial Services Committee

House Democrats to put Ocasio-Cortez on Financial Services Committee
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[Ed. – She can’t really do that much harm there, as a junior member on a policy committee (as opposed to actually moving taxpayer money around) — but oh, the jokes we can tell.]

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is slated to join the committee leading the House’s oversight of U.S banks, lenders and financial markets.

Ocasio-Cortez has been recommended by Democratic leaders for a spot on the House Financial Services Committee, a Democratic source told The Hill on Tuesday. The full roster of Democrats joining the committee is expected to be released as soon as Tuesday night.

Ocasio-Cortez told Hill.TV in November that she has expressed interest in the Financial Services panel to the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, which doles out seats on House committees.

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