Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib Named to Influential House Committee
By Jack Davis
Published January 6, 2021 at 9:31am
As Congress lurches to the left, the far-left progressive coterie known as the squad appears to be gaining new power.
Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan were both named to the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday. Both congresswomen served on the committee during their last terms as well.
This time, Tlaib and Ocasio-Cortez will be joined by Democratic Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri on the Oversight Committee.
Freshman Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman of New York who like Bush, Tlaib and Ocasio-Cortez was supported by the Democratic Socialists of America, according to Fox News will be on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.
Bush posted a picture of herself on Twitter with the other members of the squad
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