Malliotakis, who frequently attacked Ocasio-Cortez during her campaign against Democratic MP Max Rose, again targeted her New York counterpart when asked about the future of the Republican Party.
“I think one of the reasons we were so motivated to run is because of the 2018 election of democratic women who don’t necessarily reflect our values, especially those who are self-described socialists,” Malliotakis said. “I think there is just a stark contrast between what we offer and what people like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offer. And that has to be discussed in Washington. ”
House Republicans more than doubled the number of women at their November conference, increasing it from 13 to 28. Democrats, who enlisted a record number of women in the 2018 election, have at least 89.
A number of house races have not yet been announced, including the challenge of New York Republican Claudia Tenney against MP Anthony Brindisi; Tenney’s lead fell significantly to just 13 votes on Friday.
Malliotakis, the only Republican to represent New York City in Congress, paid tribute to Minority Chairman Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Liz Cheney for their efforts to “find qualified women who have something to share with the American people.” recruit the profits.
“We stand for freedom, freedom. We love this nation. We want it to catch on. We want it to remain the land of opportunity that has essentially drawn millions of immigrants from around the world to help make this American dream come true, ”Malliontakis said. “Someone like me, daughter of a Cuban haven, wants to be there to take part in the discussion, debate and confrontation.”