Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., suggested she may have bigger ambitions when it comes to her political career during an interview with Vanity Fair, discussing the possibility of extending her career outside the U.S. House of Representatives.
“I don’t know if I’m really going to be staying in the House forever, or if I do stay in the House, what that would look like,” Ocasio-Cortez told Vanity Fair. “I don’t see myself really staying where I’m at for the rest of my life.”
But the freshmen lawmaker added that she did not “want to aspire to a quote-unquote higher position just for the sake of that title or just for the sake of having a different or higher position.”
Many have speculated the 31-year-old left-wing icon may be a contender for the 2024 presidential race, as she will have reached the mandatory age minimum of 35 by then.