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PoliticsTrump cites Ocasio-Cortez to defend himself against impeachment

03:15  17 june  2019
03:15  17 june  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Man arrested for trespassing into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's New York office

Man arrested for trespassing into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's New York office An unidentified man trespassed into Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's district office in Queens on Saturday, sprayed a fire extinguisher and then hid in a closet until police were able to detain him, according to New York's ABC7. Police were alerted to the incident by building security, and the man is in police custody, the station reported, citing the New York Police Department. 

U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio - Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump , saying the administration's obstruction of lawmakers' oversight efforts gives them no choice.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has so far resisted calls for Democrats to launch impeachment proceedings, instead backing continued investigations of Trump and his administration by numerous congressional panels instead.

Trump cites Ocasio-Cortez to defend himself against impeachment© Getty Images Trump cites Ocasio-Cortez to defend himself against impeachment

President Trump on Sunday cited Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), one of the many Democrats calling for impeachment hearings against Trump, to defend himself against impeachment.

Trump quoted Ocasio-Cortez's earlier remarks, made on ABC's This Week, that Democrats have "a real risk of losing the presidency to Donald Trump."

"I agree, and that is the only reason they play the impeach card, which cannot legally be used!," Trump said.

In the same interview, the freshman representative said the "every day that passes, the pressure to impeach grows, and I think that it's justifiable."

"Ten counts of obstruction of justice, four with rock solid evidence. We have violations of the emoluments clause. We need to at least open an inquiry so that we can look at what is going on, and that is what opening an impeachment inquiry means," she said. "Holding this president (to) account is holding all of government to account."

Ocasio-Cortez and Steve King trade jabs over 'concentration camps' reference.
“The last time you went on this trip it was reported that you also met w/ fringe Austrian neo-Nazi groups to talk shop,” she tweeted.

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