Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) blasted Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) for calling her “younger girl” whilst scolding her about politics.
Final week, Ocasio-Cortez accused Manchin of opposing the Democrats’ $3.five trillion infrastructure deal as a result of climate-crisis measures that might worsen his large power donors. She claimed he holds “weekly huddles with Exxon” and provides lobbyists a “pen to jot down so-called ‘bipartisan’ fossil gas expenses.”
Manchin replied on CNN Sunday, pronouncing Ocasio-Cortez’s accusation about Exxon conferences was once false.
“I stay my door open for everyone,” he mentioned. “It’s completely false.”
He then complained about Ocasio-Cortez.
“Proceed to divide, divide, divide,” he mentioned. “I don’t know the younger girl that smartly. I in point of fact don’t. I’ve met her one time, I believe, between units right here. However that’s it. So, we have now now not had any conversations. She is solely speculating and pronouncing issues as a result of she desires to.”
Ocasio-Cortez replied to Manchin’s feedback on Twitter:
Others chimed in to blast Manchin’s patronizing feedback:
On Monday night time, Ocasio-Cortez turned into the debate of the Met Gala for dressed in a white Brother Vellies robe with the phrases “TAX THE RICH” scrawled in crimson down the again.
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