Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants to Replace Columbus Day With Holiday for Election Day

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants to Replace Columbus Day With Holiday for Election Day

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday proposed getting rid of Columbus Day as a holiday and replacing it with a day off for Election Day.

It started when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Saturday night, “how is Columbus Day a holiday but Election Day not?”

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