Creator of NYC Billboard That Slammed Ocasio-Cortez for Amazon’s Pullout Speaks Out

The president of a conservative group that placed a billboard in Times Square to lambast Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has spoken out, blaming the congresswoman for the loss of 25,000 jobs in New York. Ocasio-Cortez is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America.

In an interview with “Fox Friends” on Feb. 25, President of the Job Creators Network (JCN) Alfredo Ortiz reiterated how the pullout of the online retail giant has cost the state 25,000 jobs, $4 billion in lost wages, and about $27 billion in lost economic activity, which is higher than the $12 billion mentioned on the billboard.

He said that his organization put up the billboard because he wanted more New Yorkers to be aware of

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