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PoliticsTrump: Ocasio-Cortez 'being very disrespectful' to Pelosi

18:30  12 july  2019
18:30  12 july  2019 Source:   thehill.com

AOC accuses Kellyanne Conway of using 'sexist' language

AOC accuses Kellyanne Conway of using 'sexist' language Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called Kellyanne Conway "sexist" for saying the New York Democrat's feud with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was a "catfight." "'Catfight' is the sexist term Republicans use when two adult women happen to disagree with each other," Ocasio-Cortez said Tuesday in response to Conway. "The reason they find it so novel &exciting is bc the GOP haven’t elected enough women themselves to see that it can, in fact, be a normal occurrence in a functioning democracy." “Catfight” is the sexist term Republicans use when two adult women happen to disagree with each other.

Alexandria Ocasio - Cortez ’s (D-N.Y.) comments this week to The Washington Post about Pelosi ’s posture toward the most visible new lawmakers in her caucus — which include Ocasio - Cortez , Ilhan Omar (Minn.), Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (Mass.) — suggests that their differences

Still, Ocasio - Cortez 's words leave the impression that the disagreements are beginning to lead to poor optics: the leader of the establishment being "outright disrespectful " to neophyte women of color from working-class backgrounds trying to challenge the status quo.

Trump: Ocasio-Cortez 'being very disrespectful' to Pelosi © Greg Nash President Trump weighed in on the feud between Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

President Trump on Friday criticized Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) amid a dispute between the freshman congresswoman and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

Trump told reporters outside the White House that Ocasio-Cortez is "being very disrespectful to somebody who's been there a long time."

Ocasio-Cortez "should treat Nancy Pelosi with respect," he added.

The president added that Pelosi is "not a racist," though Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday that the Speaker is "absolutely not" racist. The progressive freshman lawmaker accused Pelosi of "singling out ... newly elected women of color" for criticism, continuing a feud that has highlighted divides within the party.

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