Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y., has blown up the judicial system following reports that actress Felicity Huffman may receive a lighter prison term for her role in college detention fraud.
Huffman, 56, had agreed earlier this month that she will plead guilty to a conspiracy and a scam because she paid $ 15,000 to a counselor who was disguised as a charitable donation to increase her daughter's SAT score ,
Ocasio-Cortez responded to a tweet stating that the sentencing directive was four to ten months in prison. Prosecutors will "make a recommendation for the lower end of this range and allow Huffman to campaign for a period of 0 to 6 months."
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The congressman said the US justice system "criminalizes poverty + disproportionately targets the race, but routinely forgives major crimes." wealth and privileges. "
" Moments li These tell us that it's less a justice system than a class enforcement system, "she tweeted.
This is not the first time that Ocasio-Cortez has had the In March, Ocasio-Cortez likened the scandal to political elections.
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"I think college admissions vary not so much of elections where there is a lot of money can also buy your place, even an Enviro, in which people despite the odds of suspecting not to have "earned", not really there or not being able to play at the same level, "she wrote.
Also in the bribe of the approvals The project is "Full House" star Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer, Mossimo Giannulli. Huffman is expected to enter her guilty plea on May 24.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.