A House Divided: AOC Accuses Nancy Pelosi of Being Racist
The friction between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) hit a high point Wednesday when AOC accused the House Speaker of “singling out” women of color in the House.
“The persistent singling out…it got to a point where it was just outright disrespectful,” AOC told reporters.
The insult came after the House passed a border funding bill opposed by AOC and fellow progressives Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA). AOC and her colleagues were the only Democrats to vote against the original version of the bill.
“All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world, but they didn’t have any following,” said Pelosi. “They’re four people, and that’s how many votes they got.”
AOC shot back on Twitter: “That public ‘whatever’ is called public sentiment…And wielding the power to shift it is how we actually achieve meaningful change in this country.”
AOC’s message was re-tweeted by Rep. Omar, who suggested Pelosi was “salty” because progressives were the ones now wielding the power to shift public sentiment.
Behind closed doors, Pelosi responded to the back-and-forth on Twitter by encouraging her caucus to talk to her in person if they have a complaint. “But do not tweet about our members and expect us to think that that is just okay.”
Her warning prompted further criticism from AOC, who accused Pelosi of living in the past: “I find it strange when members act as though social media isn’t important,” tweeted AOC, using emojis to accuse Democrats like Pelosi of ‘setting millions of dollars on fire to run TV ads.’
“I haven’t dialed for dollars once this year and have more time to do my job.”
The Senate proposed a new border funding bill after rejecting the House version. Pelosi agreed to support it in the interest of helping migrant children, but House Democrats overwhelmingly voted against it.
Editor’s note: This shows the versatility of the race card. ANY white person can be painted with it in short term and very effectively. It doesn’t matter if you are Nancy Pelosi, the standard bearer for progressive dogma for more than 30 years.
THE RADICALS OF THE HOUSE DEMOCRATS, CORTEZ, OMAR, PRESSLEY, TLAIB, PELOSI, WATERS AND WARREN, ARE DESTROYING THE DEMOCRAT PARTY, BUT MOST OF ALL, THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IF THESE WOMEN ARE NOT REMOVE FROM THE HOUSE, THINGS ARE GOING BE WORST AND WILL BE BAD NEWS FOR AMERICA. THE BIBLE SAID, A HOUSE THAT IS DIVIDED, WILL NOT STAND. RIGHT NOW, THE DEMOCRATS ARE A DYSFUNCTIONAL PARTY.
James: I know you mean well, but you got it wrong. Socialist control the House (for now) and I believe it is a good thing we have a socialist cat fight. This will make it easier for Trump to win in 2020. Let them destroy the demorat party!
The reality of who actually controls the citizens of this country and specifically Democrats will be revealed in the 2020 elections. The radical leaders of the hard left
believe they have the citizens on their side but they will find the center left is favored among the Democrats.
AOC, Omar, Tlaib and Pressley may just find themselves voted out of Congress for trying to destroy the Democratic Party or in the case of Omar and Tlaib arrested and deported for openly supporting terrorist organizations as the law is very clear about any person who does so. AOC has lost the support of the voters in her district and most likely is a one term Congresswoman because of the opposition to the Amazon Deal, her
idiotic ideas and flat out lying to the people. Pelosi could do her Party a big favor by forcing all of them out by forcing an impeachment vote. She would have the votes to do it with most, if not all Republicans voting for it for the good of the country as well as some semblance of integrity in the Democratic Party that has gone astray.
That slut brought this on herself! She needs to concentrate on the job her constituents elected her to do instead of overworking her oversized mouth ‘
THEY ALL NEED TO BE THROWN OUR OF OFFICE THEY ARE DOING NOTHING FOR AMERICA. ALL THEY DO IS TRAISH EVERYONE THEY CAN. THEY ARE ALL EVIL PEOPLE WHO DO NOT BELONG HERE.
Mary, I so agree. November is coming.
Nancy Pelosi bought this problem when she failed to reign in these freshman early on, when she first had the option. Now her “children” are rebelling and she can’t control it. The “obstructionist/socialist” party will pay the price and they well deserve it. They quit working for the American people after Trump was elected due to their dislike for him and disappointment over his defeat of their “queen”, Hillary and have yet to get back to work for all of us. There are too many Democrats for the party is disappear bur they need to “wake up” and retake their party from the progressive and socialist element that has control of it at this time just as Californians need to retake their state before it becomes a total “dump”, which it is not far from right now (Pelosi’s “hometown”)!
We love dirty laundry…!
Unmitigated arrogance. To think that a following on Twitter (you know what a twit is, right?) means having the capacity to change public sentiment is just plain ignorant. I point to Trump who uses twitter all the time and he doesn’t change sentiment. It is only a vehicle to speak your mind, a megaphone – the words and the thought behind them is what creates change, and only then when you can really deliver the message past the preconceptions and ignorance of your audience. My bet is Cortez is a leaf in the wind and she’ll be gone as quickly as she got here.
That bratty child had better watch over her shoulder ! She’s fooling with the devils own and that old Devil dog kills .
AOC is going to have and accident if she doesn’t learn how to not attack .
Being a fool for the democrats takes a lot of hard work . It’s really something to see that much stupidity in one so young .
Don’t worry Nancy, the word “racist,” means nothing anymore. These “Anti-American losers” have only one agenda, to destroy the US, and turn it into a socialist mecca. But then you know this don’t you Nancy. I think it would be a good idea for you to have a few more “LSD” flashbacks.
Sorry, why give the house back to the GOP. We got very little when they had both houses and the presidency.