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WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Caught Misleading About Her Campaign, Political Issues

The new face of the Democratic Party lied about her campaign and showed an extreme lack of knowledge about political issues in an embarrassing interview this week on Comedy Central.

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared on “The Daily Show” with host Trevor Noah where she claimed that she has not taken money from corporations or political action committees (PACs) and suggested that she has not taken money from private equity firms.

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Some of Ocasio-Cortez’s top donors include Justice Democrats, a regular PAC which gave $7,706 to her campaign; J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., a corporation that gave $3,399 to her campaign; and Elevation Partners, a private equity firm that gave $2,700 to her campaign.

Ocasio-Cortez later made three false statements within the span of one-minute about Seattle’s minimum wage, wages earned by American citizens, and the size of the U.S. population.

First, Ocasio-Cortez claimed that Seattle’s $15 minimum wage was an example of a $15 minimum wage not hurting an economy, despite the fact that studies have actually shown that it has significantly hurt Seattle’s economy.

Next, Ocasio-Cortez claimed: “One of the biggest problems that we have is 200 million Americans make less than $20,000 a year. That’s 40 percent of this country.”

For starters, MRCTV notes that “if 200 million Americans equates to 40 percent of the country, that’d mean there are a whopping 500 million Americans in total. Except that there aren’t – there are about 328 million, meaning that 200 million would make up about 61 percent of the total national population, not 40.”

Her claim that 200 million Americans make less than $20,000 a year is off by tens of millions of people as U.S. Census Bureau statistics show that approximately 28 million American households live on incomes of $25,000 or less and the median household income is over $57,000.

In the most ridiculous part of the interview, Ocasio-Cortez struggled mightily to come up with a rational and coherent explanation of how to pay for her dreams of large government programs.

Axios reporter Jonathan Swan also noted her completely false claims at the end of the segment about the U.S. military:

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