AOC Says a Biden Run in 2020 Doesn’t ‘Animate’ Her: ‘I Don’t Want to Go Back’

‘I want to go forward’


ISIKOFF: “Could you support Joe Biden?"
OCASIO-CORTEZ: "I don't know."
ISIKOFF: "Really? Why?"
OCASIO-CORTEZ: "I mean, like I will support whoever the Democratic nominee is."
KLAIDMAN: "So you will? Whoever the Democratic nominee is you will support?"
OCASIO-CORTEZ: "Yeah, whoever the Democratic nominee is."
ISIKOFF: "But you're -- but you're not excited about a Joe Biden candidacy?"
OCASIO-CORTEZ: "I'm -- that does not particularly animate me right now."
ISIKOFF: "Because?"
OCASIO-CORTEZ: "I think a lot of issues. One, I think that there's a -- you know, I can understand why -- why people would be excited by that, this idea that we can go back to the good old days with Obama -- with Obama's vice president. And I think, you know, there's -- there's a -- there's an emotional element to that, but I -- I don't want to go back, I want to go forward."

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