Ocasio-Cortez criticizes congressional orientation program for featuring CEOs over labor leaders

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez on call to run for president: ‘How about … no’ Overnight Energy — Sponsored by the National Biodiesel Board — Oil lease sale in Alaska nets .5M | House climate panel likely won't pass bills | EPA hires new head of Chesapeake office Hillicon Valley — Presented by AT&T — Officials warn of threat from Chinese spying | China blamed for Marriott hack | Trump open to intervening in Huawei case | FCC mulls ending merger ban on 'Big Four' networks | California floats tax on texts MORE (D-N.Y.) called out a new members of Congress orientation event for not featuring labor leaders on a panel.

“Right now Freshman members of Congress are at a ‘Bipartisan’ orientation w/ briefings on issues,” she tweeted. “Invited panelists offer insights to inform new Congressmembers‘ views as they prepare to legislate.”

“# of Corporate CEOs we’ve listened to here: 4

# of Labor leaders: 0”

Ocasio-Cortez and other new members are in Boston this week for the Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.

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The self-described democratic socialist and Bronx native has fashioned herself as a champion of workers’ rights, and campaigned on a number of labor-related reforms including a universal jobs guarantee, paid family and sick leave and "Medicare for all."

A schedule of events was not publicly available, but Rep.-elect Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibIlhan Omar responds to conservative pastor over Muslim comments: 'You’re gonna have to just deal' Incoming Dem lawmaker fires back at Trump's former economic adviser: ‘No Gary, YOU don't know what's coming’ Ocasio-Cortez criticizes congressional orientation program for featuring CEOs over labor leaders MORE (D-Mich.) tweeted that former Trump adviser and Goldman Sachs CEO Gary CohnGary David CohnOcasio-Cortez rips presence of lobbyists at orientation event Incoming Dem lawmaker fires back at Trump's former economic adviser: ‘No Gary, YOU don't know what's coming’ Ocasio-Cortez criticizes congressional orientation program for featuring CEOs over labor leaders MORE addressed the group.

Tlaib took a jab at Cohn, who reportedly told them: “You guys are way over your head, you don't know how the game is played.”

“No Gary, YOU don't know what's coming - a revolutionary Congress that puts people over profits,” Tlaib wrote.

The Hill has reached out to the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics for more information.