Rep. Cori Bush: I slept on the Capitol steps because I’ve been evicted three times

Rep. Cori Bush: I slept on the Capitol steps because I’ve been evicted three times
Cori Bush (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Which proves nothing except that has been a failure at managing her affairs as an adult. Maybe she lacks the maturity and personal responsibility to serve in Congress. It’s worth looking into.]

I’ve lived out of my car for months with my two babies. I’ve seen my belongings in trash bags along my backseat. I know what that notice on the door means. Cold from the elements or wondering where I could find a bathroom, I’ve wondered who was speaking up in DC for people in my situation. I never knew who had the resources to make this situation end. Now that I was in Congress myself, a member of one of the three branches of our government in a position to act, I knew we couldn’t leave.

With a camping chair in one arm and my phone in the other, I invited my colleagues to return to DC and join me on the stairs of our chamber. At first it was just me and my staff. …

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