Date: June 09, 2020
“Eliot Engel likens AOC to a dictator.
Stop us if you’ve heard this before: A firmly entrenched New York City Democratic congressman is fighting for his political life against a fast-rising upstart who has generated serious buzz among progressives.
That, of course, was the template for one of the biggest upsets in recent political history — when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took down longtime Democratic Congressman Joe Crowley. Now, Ocasio-Cortez is trying to help defeat another multi-term incumbent in Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY). And the congressman is none too pleased.