Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is heading down the aisle!
On May 19, the US representative for New York confirmed on Twitter that she is engaged to her longtime partner Riley Roberts! AOC retweeted a Business Insider article, posted by reporter Eliza Relman, announcing the big news.
Ocasio-Cortez captioned it with,
"It’s true! Thank you all for the well wishes"
The politician told the outlet the two are "taking some space to savor" the moment.
"We got engaged last month in my family's hometown in Puerto Rico," she said. "No future details yet, we're taking some space to savor this time before diving into planning."
The pair met as undergraduate students at Boston University in 2011. After graduation, they broke up and later rekindled their relationship in New York.