Tuesday, during an appearance on FNC’s “The Ingraham Angle,” Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) criticized an effort to allow non-citizens to vote in District of Columbia elections as a “mockery of American democracy.”
Donalds’ remarks were in response to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) floor speech condemning opposition to the measure.
Partial transcript as follows:
INGRAHAM: Well, AOC was very upset when she found out that some in the GOP actually wanted to stop this bill. Watch.
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REP. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ (D-NY): The D.C. city council has the right to determine its policy for D.C. residents. And if any member of this body does not like that, they can feel free to change their registration, resign their post, and run for D.C. city council. They are singling out the residents of the District of Columbia and expanding in the history of…