Barely days after Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke to the press and dropped revelatory statements pertaining to her interest in wanting to remain in politics.

“It’s stress. … It’s the lack of support from your own party. It’s your own party thinking you’re the enemy,’’ said Ocasio-Cortez, in an interview with the “New York Times” on Saturday, where she discussed party trends and answered questions regarding how open the Biden administration will be to the left. Her statements hinted at how she’s far from keen to run for higher office.

“I’m serious when I tell people the odds of me running for higher office and the odds of me just going off trying to start a homestead somewhere — they’re probably the same,” she added. The democratic socialist and her squad (comprising four progressive congresswomen) amassed harsh criticism for their party’s poor performance in some races.

All four of the reps – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan – were reportedly endorsed by Justice Democrats, a progressive group that supported two more House candidates who won their races in 2020: Jamaal Bowman in New York and Cori Bush in Missouri.

“I don’t even know if I want to be in politics,” said the AOC. “You know, for real, in the first six months of my term, I didn’t even know if I was going to run for re-election this year.’’

A volley of critics reportedly averred that “progressive female group’s attempt to push the Dems to the far-left killed colleagues at the polls.”

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) on Sunday held liberals – that protested for the “defunding the police” battle – accountable for losing a few seats.

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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