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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N. Y., and other members of the far-left "Squad" collectively spent nearly $100,000 on private security in the third financial quarter despite promoting the defund the police movement, according to FEC records reviewed by Fox News.
Ocasio-Cortez's campaign spent over $10,000 on private policing with Cest Bond Collective, Three Bridges NY LLC and Tullis World Wide Protection, eclipsing Rep. Ayanna Pressley's, D-Mass., personal security bill of almost $4,000 with Ware Security Consultants Inc., FEC records show.
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The Bronx congresswoman has been a staunch advocate of defunding law enforcement, while Pressley said she stood "ready to continue the systemic work necessary to radically reimagine a system of public safety in our country that finally censures the dignity and humanity of all."
Both Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley are dwarfed in their security spending, though, by Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Cori Bush, D-Mo.
Omar’s FEC records revealed the defund law enforcement advocate has spent over $22,000 on private security with Aegis Logistics LLC and Lloyd Security Services w... (Read more)