Published: Tue, April 09, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

Nancy Pelosi takes a shot at Ocasio-Cortez - here's what she said

Nancy Pelosi takes a shot at Ocasio-Cortez - here's what she said

Ocasio-Cortez has more than 4 million followers on her Twitter account, far more than any other Democratic freshman member of Congress.

Pelosi responded: "While there are people who have a large number of Twitter followers, what's important is that we have large numbers of votes on the floor of the House".

Trump initially made the comment about Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday about her signature Green New Deal.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi opened up Monday about the divide between the progressive and more moderate wings of her Democratic caucus and said the party needs to rally around the "boldest common denominator".

"I'm a progressive from San Francisco", Pelosi said in Ferguson, Missouri, last month.

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Despite her support for extreme socialism, Ocasio-Cortez represents more of the same Washington D.C. class that is out of touch with the average person.

Ocasio-Cortez was reportedly left out of the Pelosi-approved Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, though some reports suggest the New York Democrat voluntarily decided not to join the committee where the legislation to combat climate change will actually be worked out. And the base soaks it up'.

While Ocasio-Cortez has repeatedly received both flack and praise for her success on Twitter, she shows no signs of slowing down. The congresswoman is also known for actively using the platform in order to push back on critics and advance her political agendas.

"As much as the right wants to distort & deflect, I am from the Bronx". 'I act & talk like it, *especially* when I'm fired up and especially when I'm home'.

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