The Democratic congresswoman from New York confirmed Thursday that she is engaged to her longtime associate Riley Roberts.
“It’s true! Thanks all for the effectively needs,” she tweeted, whereas commenting on a Enterprise Insider report that first reported on her engagement.
The lawmaker, who The Hill reported has been seen carrying “some bling” on her ring finger, has been relationship the net developer since they first met as college students at Boston College, according to Marie Claire.
Ocasio-Cortez’s mom in 2019 publicly gave the couple her blessing in an interview with the Daily Mail after her daughter was sworn in because the youngest lady and youngest Latina ever to serve in Congress.
“I really like him,” Blanca Ocasio-Cortez mentioned of Roberts whereas calling him “probably the most loving, supportive particular person I’ve seen.”
“He helped her tremendously through the election. They’ve been collectively for 4 years now, after they reconnected from a school breakup,” her mom instructed the information outlet. “So, I hope they get married quickly. Though they haven’t instructed me something about their plans.”