Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Raises Nearly $5 Million For Texas Relief Fund

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has raised about $4.7 million in relief funding for Texas after freezing temperatures left millions without power or clean water since last Thursday. Ocasio-Cortez’s press secretary, Ivet Contreras, confirmed that nearly $5 million had been collected as of Sunday evening. “Our first major relief effort was last year when Covid hit and so we were able to build a disaster relief and fundraising operation and we cut our teeth on that with Covid but that was in our home district, and so before that, we had mobilized for Hurricane Maria relief, but that was before I wa…

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