In the latest installment of her spat with President Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out his "bluff" after he made use of comments the progressive darling made about mounting calls to impeach him.
President, you’re from Queens. You may be the rest of the country, but I'll call your bluff any day of the week, ”the freshman New York Democrat tweeted Sunday night.
must do when the President obstructs justice, advises witnesses to ignore legal subpoenas, & more, "the Bronx native continued, adding" Bye "and a waving hand emoji.
During an interview on ABC's" This Week "on Sunday, AOC claimed that Democrats faced a "real risk of losing the presidency to Donald Trump" if the party does not have 2020 candidates who will fight for "true transformational change" in working people's lives.
In the interview, she pushed the policies of Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as accomplishing those goals.
"I think we need to pick a candidate that is going to be exciting to, that all people: women, people of all genders, races, income levels, geographies feel excited and good about voting for, "she said.
Ocasio-Cortez noted that she was worried that electing a president with" half measure "policies, as calling for working wages but at a $ 1
"Every day that passes, the pressure to impeach grows, and I think it's justifiable," she said. "I think that with the president now that he is willing to break the law to win reelection, that – that goes – that transcends partisanship. It transcends party lines, and this is now about the rule of law in the United States of America. ”
Trump later quoted AOC selectively tweeting:" Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. 'I think we have a very real risk of losing the Presidency to Donald Trump.'
A poll released on Sunday by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal found that 48 percent of Dems back impeachment, up from 30 percent last month. 19659002] But the poll also found that the nation remains largely divided on the issue, with Republican and independent voters voicing opposition to it.