AOC: ‘I don’t know if I’m really going to be staying in the House forever’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested in a new interview that her public service ambitions may carry her beyond the House of Representatives, adding to speculation that the progressive superstar could seek higher office.“I don’t know if I’m really going to be staying in the House forever, or if I do stay in the House, what that would look like,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) told Vanity Fair in an interview for the magazine’s December cover story. “I don’t see myself really staying where I’m at for the rest of my life.”The freshman lawmaker and icon of the Democratic Party’s left wing has often been mentioned as a possible primary opponent for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in 2022 or Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in 2024. President Donald Trump has taken particular pleasure in warning that Ocasio-Cortez poses a threat to Schumer, while describing prominent Democratic leaders including presidential nominee Joe Biden as beholden to her

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