After President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced on Thursday to less than four years in prison for financial fraud—a far lighter punishment than the recommended 19-24 years—Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was among those noting the case exemplifies the gross inequities at the core of the U.S. criminal justice system.
"In our current broken system, 'justice' isn't blind. It's bought."
—Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez