Council members apologize to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez for controversial video aired during Grizzlies game

Fresno Councilmembers on Wednesday personally apologized to Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after a demeaning video played during a Fresno Grizzlies game.

Councilmembers Esmeralda Soria and Miguel Aria visited with the New York congresswoman at the U.S. Capitol.

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Images from the meeting show the congresswoman accepting Grizzlies merchandise from the two following the video scandal that drew national headlines.



The Grizzlies meant to honor the fallen during a Memorial Day tribute lifted from a third-party youtube subscriber.

But instead, the video cited enemies of freedom depicting Ocasio-Cortez alongside North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un and Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Grizzlies officials later apologized for the video but lost several sponsors for its release.

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