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‘God is Good’: Ocasio-Cortez Celebrates Bad Weather for Trump Rally

By Jake Beardslee · May 23, 2024

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez couldn't resist a jab at former President Donald Trump over expected rain ahead of his planned rally in New York City's Bronx borough on Thursday.  nrkbeta / Wikimedia

Replying to a post on X highlighting wet conditions in the Crotona Park area where the event was set to take place, the progressive Democrat simply wrote "God is Good 🙏🏽."  nrkbeta / Wikimedia

The progressive congresswoman had earlier criticized Trump's decision to hold the rally in the South Bronx, alleging it was motivated by his legal troubles.  Mark Peterson/Pool / USA TODAY NETWORK

"Donald Trump is broke. He needs money. He's hosting a rally to try to con people and try to fleece them out of every dollar that they have to fund his own legal fees," Ocasio-Cortez said, according to The Hill.  Jack Gruber / USA TODAY NETWORK

Trump announced the rally in Crotona Park neighborhood last week, just days before a verdict is expected in the Manhattan hush money case where he faces 34 felony counts.  Mark Peterson/Pool / USA TODAY NETWORK

Fellow Democratic Rep. Ritchie Torres, whose district includes the rally site, was also critical.  Kevin R. / USA TODAY NETWORK

"Donald Trump is a criminal suspect faced with 91 felony counts, desperately searching for a self-pardon," Torres stated in a post on X.  Justin Lane/Pool / USA TODAY NETWORK

"The only place in the Bronx where Trump has any business being is Bronx Criminal Court."  Kevin R. / USA TODAY NETWORK