'Reckless Decision': Progressives Explain Opposition to Iron Dome Vote

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who voted 'present', wrote constituents about a 'tinderbox of vitriol', while other lawmakers cited frustration over a lack of transparency on behalf of Democratic leadership

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels

In the 48 hours following the overwhelming House vote to grant $1 billion in emergency Iron Dome funding, several of the progressive Democrats who did not vote in favor of the aid explained their votes.

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