Congresswoman reacts to criticism of Omar's 9/11 remark

Congresswoman reacts to criticism of Omar's 9/11 remark

Ocasio-Cortez also briefly touched upon how Twitter enables the president to harass his opponents, referencing the Trump's recent video intercutting footage of 9/11 with cherry-picked comments from Representative Ilhan Omar.

But in a letter Friday to the New York Democrat, Barr said she must first offer a mea culpa to "our colleague and patriot to our country".

The New York Democrat said on Yahoo News's Skullduggery podcast that she has stopped using her Facebook account - even though her official page remains active and still runs active advertisements sponsored by her campaign, according to the Washington Post. She said later in March that "I think what's tough is impeachment is something that I openly support, but it's also just the reality of having votes in the Senate to pursue that". "I hope to play a facilitating role in this conversation and a supportive role in this conversation".

Read the full report at Fox News. While Crenshaw has not co-sponsored the bill that Ocasio-Cortez referenced, he has not yet announced how he will vote.

Barr last month invited Ocasio-Cortez to "go underground" into a Kentucky coal mine so that he can show the author of the sweeping Green New Deal the "real life implications" of the climate change legislation that Republicans say would put coal miners out of business.

Ocasio-Cortez drew an implied analogy to US policy on the southern border, where Trump last week implied that the policy of detaining immigrants and removing their children was an effective deterrent to illegal immigration.

"I don't know. I mean ..."

The 29-year-old congresswoman and self-described "democratic socialist", who represents sections of Queens and the Bronx and has become a prominent figure in the liberal/progressive wing of the Democratic Party, has not endorsed any presidential candidate for 2020 so far.

In another Instagram story saved on her Instagram profile, Ocasio-Cortez quietly giggles and points out that her office is located only two doors down from Nancy Pelosi's office where Ocasio-Cortez had protested only a few days before. "I grew up with that Yankees dream team, like, [Derek] Jeter, [Jorge] Posada, like, Mariano Rivera", Ocasio-Cortez said.

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