Wall Street giants pouring money into campaign to defeat Ocasio-Cortez

Wall Street giants pouring money into campaign to defeat Ocasio-Cortez
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

 [Ed. – What a sad state of affairs when a dim bulb like this manages to occupy the spotlight in the first place.]

Some of Wall Street’s most prominent names have donated thousands of dollars to Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s opponent in the upcoming Democratic primary in New York, data from the FEC shows.

Federal Election Commission datashows that donors including Goldman Sachs’ CEO David Solomon, Blackstone’s Stephen Schwarzman, and hedge fund behemoth Paul Tudor Jones have given to the campaign of Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

Caruso-Cabrera, a former CNBC reporter, is going up against Ocasio-Cortez to secure the Democratic nomination for New York’s 14th congressional district on June 23.

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The primary is significant as it would pave the way for the winner to be the favorite for the election taking place in November as the 14th district — which covers the eastern part of the Bronx and much of northern Queens — is a Democratic stronghold.

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