New York GOP congresswoman-elect reveals interest in forming House anti-socialist 'Squad'

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Newly elected House GOP members could form an "anti-socialist squad" to counter the ideas of far-left Democrats, Rep.-elect Nicole Malliotakis, R-N.Y., told "Fox & Friends" Friday.
Newly elected House GOP members could form an "anti-socialist squad" to counter the ideas of far-left Democrats, Rep.-elect Nicole Malliotakis, R-N.Y., told "Fox & Friends" Friday.

"I can tell you here in NYC, and I assume in cities across America, people were really fed up with the direction the Democrats were trying to take us," said Malliotakis, who will represent New York's 11th District, which covers Staten Island and parts of South Brooklyn.

Malliotakis added that political figures like New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had moved the city "so much to the left."

"And you have individuals like my opponent [Democratic Rep. Max Rose], who had rallied with the 'Defund the police' movement and really had just gone along with the gang," she said, "and people want to see a two-party system, they want to see checks and balances, and I will…
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