In the live-stream referenced, which was recorded earlier that day, Ocasio-Cortez emphasized that Democrats should “work our butts off to make sure that we take back all three chambers of Congress — rather, all three chambers of government: the presidency, the Senate and the House.” This is not the first time that Ocasio-Cortez’s person has been attacked—either from her words or even just her mere existence. Washington Examiner journalist Eddie Scarry tweeted out a photo of a snazzily-dressed Ocasio-Cortez, noting that “that jacket and coat don’t look like a girl who struggles.” The comment came after the congresswoman, who has been honest about her financial struggles, shared that she wouldn’t be able to afford rent in Washington D.C. until she begins getting her congressional salary in January. Even then, Ocasio-Cortez was quick to call it as it is.
Maybe instead of Republicans drooling over every minute of footage of me in slow-mo, waiting to chop up word slips that I correct in real-tomd, they actually step up enough to make the argument they want to make:— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) November 19, 2018
that they don’t believe people deserve a right to healthcare. https://t.co/fMOijEa7tF