For several weeks now, Americans have bore witness to fighting within the Democrat Party. Left-wing divisions are overwhelmingly fueled by a culture of moderates vs. progressives. Overall, these two wings of the Democrat Party maintain fundamentally different approaches on directions to take the party. These differences of policies and opinions generated conflicts which are on full display for the rest of the country.
Divisions amongst the Democrat Party are evident in not only Congress but also amongst 2020 presidential candidates. However, leaders of the party are seemingly attempting to extend the olive branch and mend these divisons.
On Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in order to talk policy and working together.
A Closer Look at the Meeting Between Pelosi and AOC
Earlier this month, Pelosi and Ocasio-Cortez made critical public statements about one another. The statements largely pertained to votes on a spending appropriations bill and the manner in which the Speaker censured certain freshman representatives.