The dispute between Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and President Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, was much more nasty Wednesday, the new member of Congress suggesting that the President "singles" with his colleagues their race.
Pelosi worked to keep the Democratic caucus online, especially four declared progressives: Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., And Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D. -Mass ..
However, a quarrel between Pelosi and the foursome intensified after Congress passed a bill of funding at the border to which the four young Democrats were opposed. Pelosi discussed the bill and members of his party who opposed it during an interview last weekend. She told The New York Times: "All of these people have their audience and their Twitter universe, but they have no followers, they are four and the number of votes they've got."
Ocasio-Cortez told the Washington Post Wednesday that the President's "persistent persecutions" could be more than "totally disrespectful".
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"When those comments started for the first time, I sort of thought she was keeping the progressive flank further from the arm to protect the more moderate members, which I understood," Ocasio-Cortez said. .
"But persistence singularize. . . he arrived at a point where it was simply disrespectful. . . the explicit choice of newly elected women of color. "
In an earlier interview with The New Yorker Radio Hour, Ocasio-Cortez accused Congress of using women and minorities as "currency of exchange."
"Acting women of color in Congress, especially freshmen, is that we have both met and represented communities that have been auctioned and traded over the last 20 years. years, and we're done with that, "said Ocasio-Cortez. Tuesday.
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"We see all the time in these negotiations – it's like fighting for black communities or policies that help women, they negotiate, and these are the first chips to be won in legislative negotiations."
On Wednesday, Pelosi also sent a harsh message to his caucus, telling House Democrats, "Do you have a complaint, you come to talk to me about it, but do not post a tweet about our members, and do you expect this to happen? be correct. "