Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: State of the Union an ’embarrassment’

Arturo Kim
February 7, 2019

The comment drew scorn from some people on social media - including from Ocasio-Cortez, who clapped back against critics. On her feet, she sported brown pointy-toed pumps.

Prior to Trump's annual speech, Ocasio-Cortez and Archila released a pointed joint message on the CPD Action Instagram page, which read in part, "Tonight is about hope and optimism".

Ocasio-Cortez, at 29 the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, was responding to a tweet from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Peggy Noonan, who was remarking on the Democratic women wearing white and took a shot at the freshman lawmaker from NY. Jeff Flake in an elevator during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings.

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), remained seated - said the president's remarks showed he's "scared" of the progressive policies thatmost Americans are embracing.

She has become well known for engaging with other politicians and celebrities who name her on Twitter.

CNN broadcast the entire confrontation, and Flake ultimately joined a compromise that forced an FBI investigation into Kavanaugh's record. "I stood in front of his office and told my story to protect my children and the country they're growing up in".

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"I had to ask myself, is this a campaign stop or is this a State of the Union?" she said on an MSNBC post-speech special. He ultimately voted to confirm Kavanaugh anyway.

"In her Semptember 28 confrontation with Flake, Archila shouted at the lawmaker: "What you are doing is allowing someone who actually violated a woman to sit on the Supreme Court".

I resent people like AOC lecturing me and other Americans on how to behave, when she's such an unaccomplished, brainwashed, dunderhead.

Some 85 percent of British Jews believe Corbyn, who has long associated with Palestinian radicals and in at least one case a Holocaust denier, is anti-Semitic and they say he is responsible for a hostile environment in a party that for over a century was a natural home for Jews.

'I didn't tell anyone, and you're telling all women that they don't matter, that they should just stay quiet because if they tell you what happened to them you are going to ignore them'. She also made headlines for her decision to bring an activist and sexual assault survivor as her guest, her brooch honoring the victims of Trump's cruel and fatal border policy, and her outspoken criticism of the president - coupled with a much-memed "not impressed" look.

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