"SEVERAL bartenders, managers, & servers *currently worked in Senate + House offices.* This is a disgrace", she tweeted.
"It is unjust for Congress to budget a living wage for ourselves, yet rely on unpaid interns and underpaid overworked staff just [because] Republicans want to make a statement about 'fiscal responsibility, ' " she posted. Most interns go unpaid in the nation's capital; unsurprisingly, more Republicans now offer paid internships than Democrats. "Kamala Harris, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner, and New York Democrat Chuck Schumer - all of whom have voiced support for raising the federal minimum wage", the outlet reported.
Many government internships are unpaid, although many private companies have firm policies in place to pay their interns on an hourly basis, no matter what the specific jobs of those young people may be.
Both the Senate and the House legislation in 2018 to set aside funding to pay interns starting in 2019, with the House appropriating $8 million toward it and the Senate setting aside $5 million.
Ocasio-Cortez acknowledged the new fund, noting that it will give $20,000 per member of Congress for their interns.
Even the liberal-friendly Washington Post couldn't allow her to skate on her latest whopper - a $21 trillion "mistake" for which The Post's fact-checkers awarded her the cringeworthy "four Pinnochios".
Asteroid scientists are eager for "bonanza" of discoveries that await, as one researcher at mission control put it. Over the next year, OSIRIS-REx will survey the asteroid using five scientific instruments on board the spacecraft.
At the same time, analysts said they were relieved that the Trump-Xi meeting at least pressed the "pause" button on tariff hikes. Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche told reporters that additional US investments are contingent on conditions remaining the same.
The maximum price set for an Indian player is Rs 2.5 crore for the former Rajasthan Royals player is Jaydev Unadkat. Afghanistan, after gaining the Test status, received a huge gain having 27 cricketers registered for the auction.
No date has been announced for the start of the negotiations, but Yemeni government sources said they could begin on Thursday. A government team, headed by Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani, was expected in Sweden on Wednesday.
The complex where Stefaniak had been stayed is temporarily closed, a lawyer for the site told CNN affiliate WFTS . Her family was finally allowed to see her body late Tuesday night - more than 15 hours after it was found.
Kate seemed to be channeling her sister-in-law's style as she arrived in Cyprus wearing wide-legged pants , left. But People reports that during the festivities, Kate pointed out one of Prince William's very un-royal habit.
In a further tweet , O2 said the problem was related to a software issue in the system of a third party supplier. Some users also suggested that SMS messaging might not be working, too, leaving them unable to send texts.
Terror attack kills 3 in southeastern port city
Tehran often blames the United States, Saudi Arabia and Israel for backing groups to destabilize Iran, something its rivals deny. The TV station broke into its regular broadcast to report the attack, as such assaults are rare in the Islamic Republic.
Samsung and Verizon to launch 5G phone in 2019
Samsung has just confirmed the launch of their first "Infinity-O display " smartphone, the Galaxy A8, for December 10th in China . The addition allows the companies to place front cameras and sensors at the top but some tech fans aren't happy with the look.
LeBron James uncorks powerful two-handed jam on Suns
Phoenix (4-18) has lost four in a row and seven of eight, despite holding a fourth-quarter lead in four of the past six games. He was coming back to the team after missing Friday's loss to the Orlando Magic with a toe injury .
Google One subscribers can get up to $200 off Pixel 3/XL
It works on Pixel 3 ( review ) or Pixel 3 XL (review) and should take the price down on either 64GB or 128GB storage models. Announced back in May, Google One is now available for everyone in the USA and rolls out to users across the ...
IPhone eSIM support comes to Rogers and Fido in Canada
This update goes to show that Apple is listening to its user base and is actively working to improve iOS with each update . From there it will install the iOS 12 .1.1 on your device and you can get back to using your iPhone or iPad.
Pakistan opener Mohammad Hafeez to retire from Test cricket
The Black Caps don't have to look far for good omens as they fight for victory in the third and deciding test against Pakistan . Shah was run out in freaky fashion when he lost his right shoe while going for the second run with captain Sarfraz Ahmed (25).
Boy gets Colorado town to overturn snowball fight ban
When board members asked Dane during a meeting in November who he wants to hit, he pointed directly at his little brother. During a recent school field trip to town hall, Best learned throwing snowballs was illegal in his hometown.