Politics AOC mocks Trump for writing off $70K in hair styling on taxes — after she was ridiculed for $250 haircut
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But my haircut?
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is mocking President Trump over reports that he sought to deduct from his taxes $70,000 in hair-styling expenses, noting that his supporters raged at her for spending $250 on a birthday hair-do.
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“Where’s the criticism of their idol spending $70k on hairstyling?” AOC tweeted. “Oh, it’s nowhere because they’re spineless, misogynistic hypocrites? Got it.”
Last year Republicans blasted a firehose of hatred + vitriol my way because I treated myself to a $250 cut & lowlights on my birthday.
Where’s the criticism of their idol spending $70k on hairstyling?
Oh, it’s nowhere because they’re spineless, misogynistic hypocrites? Got it.— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC)
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) also slammed Trump for revelations that he paid no more than $750 a year to Uncle Sam in a bombshell New York Times report on his taxes.
The stylish firebrand lawmaker noted that she was a bartender working mostly for tips when she paid more in taxes than Trump did for years — as did untold millions of undocumented immigrants that Trump wants to deport.
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“He contributed less to funding our communities than waitresses & undocumented immigrants,” AOC wrote.
AOC briefly endured a firestorm of conservative ridicule when she was outed for getting her haircut and a spiffy Washington D.C. salon.
Critics called her a hypocrite for splurging $250 cut and dye job while portraying herself as a working-class salt of the earth from the Bronx.
Trump’s effort to deduct the $70,000 in personal beauty expenses was one of the eyebrow-raising disclosures in the Times scoop about the tax returns that the president has relentlessly battled to keep secret from the American people.
The report also says Trump used shady tax avoidance strategies to allow him to pay barely any federal taxes in recent years and owes a shocking $300 million in personal loans coming due soon.
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