“How do I get an apartment?” Out of the gates, Ocasio-Cortez complains of not yet getting congresswoman’s salary.
Democratic socialist and Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York announced Thursday that issues like finding an apartment in Washington, D.C., before receiving her congressional salary are “very real.”
“I have three months without a salary before I’m a member of Congress, so how do I get an apartment?” Ocasio-Cortez said to The New York Times. “Those little things are very real.”
However, she noted that she and her partner have been saving money since before leaving her job as a bartender in New York.