US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday confirmed that she is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Riley Roberts. The politician tweeted about their engagement and thanked everyone for their “well wishes.”
Ms Cortez's post came in reply to a Twitter user's comment that read, “In some lighter news -- AOC confirmed to me that she is engaged.” The New York Democrat leader tweeted, “It is true.” Then, she added, “Thank you all for the well wishes.”
Here's her post:
It's true! Thank you all for the well wishes ☺️ https://t.co/i5cm9awN3S— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) May 19, 2022
Reports suggest that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be conducting a fundraiser to promote Texas progressive jessica Cisneros' upcoming primary runoff.
Comedian Francesca Fiorentini left a witty comment after congratulating Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, “Vamoooooooos . Your ring gotta be made of tinfoil otherwise the right's gonna flip.” To this, AOC replied, “Close. It's zero-emission and recycled gold.”
Close! It's zero emission and recycled gold ????— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) May 19, 2022
Many people have left their congratulatory messages in the comment section.
congrats!!!!!!!!!!!— hasanabi (@hasanthehun) May 19, 2022
Wishing you all the happiness!— Joyce Alene (@JoyceWhiteVance) May 20, 2022
On a lighter note, a user wrote, “Engaged… not married. I still got a chance.”
Engaged… not married. I still got a chance. ????— Greg with ✌️ Gs (@GMarty_88) May 19, 2022
A Twitter user wrote, “As a fellow junior partner in a mixed-attractiveness relationship, I'm extremely happy for Riley. Good for him.”
As a fellow junior partner in a mixed-attractiveness relationship, I'm extremely happy for Riley. Good for him!— Stephen Judkins (@stephenjudkins) May 20, 2022
Another user commented, “Congratulations and best wishes. He is a lucky guy and will make an excellent First Man someday.”
Congratulations and best wishes!!!— Richard Ferrans (@FerransRichard) May 19, 2022
He is a lucky guy and will make an excellent First Man someday ! ????????????
Here's raising a toast to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's engagement.