Democratic socialist and congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a reputation for not putting up with political insults and swipes from her opponents.
During an appearance on Fox News’ 'America’s Newsroom', White House counsellor and top Trump defender Kellyanne Conway called Ocasio-Cortez “a 29-year-old congresswoman who doesn’t seem to know much about anything”.
Not one to take this sort of talk lying down, the progressive politician responded:
Kellyanne Conway has been engaged in a War on Facts since Inauguration Day.
Leveraging those who belittle my capac… https://t.co/cgbGIAk08w
Soon after Trump became president, Conway famously called his lies “alternative facts” during an interview with NBC.
This isn’t the first time the Democrat, who recently ruled out a presidential run, has responded to attacks from Republicans. As a retort to numerous attacks on her experience and knowledge, she responded with this tweet mocking Republican Steve King.
Republicans: “She doesn’t know what she’s talking about!”
Also Republicans: https://t.co/IXeATobaPs