With New York City reeling from random killings of innocent subway riders and kids playing in the street, socialist firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pushing like-minded “defund the police” insurgents to primary sitting Albany Democrats, The Post has learned.
AOC announced Monday she’s backing a slate of candidates to topple eight Democratic incumbents in the upcoming June 28 party primary elections.
In an alliance with the left-wing Working Families Party, she’s looking to defeat longtime incumbents with close ties to Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, including fellow Bronx Assembly members Jeffrey Dinowitz and Michael Benedetto.
Benedetto, a retired school teacher first elected in 2004, is being challenged by former AOC
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