Did AOC Tweet About Wanting to Keep the Economy Closed to Hurt Trump?

In a since-deleted viral tweet, Florida congressional candidate Jessi Melton shared a screenshot that appeared to depict a tweet from New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calling to keep the economy shut down so as to hinder Donald Trump’s re-election chances.

Though she has deleted her original tweet, Melton doubled down, saying, “We don’t know for sure if she really tweeted it.”

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