Sanders and AOC Have One of The More Awkward Hug Exchanges of All Time | NTK Network Sanders and AOC Have One of The More Awkward Hug Exchanges of All Time

Sanders and AOC Have One of The More Awkward Hug Exchanges of All Time

As part of the rollout for their legislation, the two participated in a Facebook Livestream to tout the benefits of their bill.

By NTK Staff | 05.09.2019 @1:31pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), two of the more outspoken Democratic socialists in Congress, introduced legislation on Thursday to fight credit card interest rates.

According to the Washington Post, the legislation would cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent. The proposed legislation is expected to face “stiff resistance” from the banking industry and from Senate Republicans.

As part of the rollout for their legislation, the two participated in a Facebook Livestream to tout the benefits of their bill.

The Facebook Livestream last about 25 minutes, and at the end, Ocasio-Cortez placed her hand awkwardly on Sanders’ back causing Sanders to wrap his hand around Ocasio-Cortez shoulder.

It was an awkward exchange in which neither politician looked comfortable..

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