AOC says Democrats must ‘use our power’ to investigate Alito over flying Revolutionary War flag

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) urged Democrats to use their power in order to investigate Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito over his flying of a Revolutionary War flag.

The “An Appeal to Heaven” flag, one of the foremost flags used by Patriot forces during the Revolutionary War, was spotted flying above Alito’s house, drawing outrage from Democrats. In an appearance on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes, Ocasio-Cortez claimed that the flying of the flag was Alito’s way of identifying with Jan. 6 rioters.

“This is an alarm that I’ve been sounding for quite some time now. I think that what we are seeing here is an extraordinary breach… of not just the trust and the the stature of the Supreme Court, but we are seeing a fundamental challenge to our democracy,” she said. “Samuel Alito has identified himself
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