Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Critics: Being “Powerful as a Man” Drives GOP Crazy


House Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently spoke out about what she believes her critics dislike about her. According to the congresswoman, Republicans dislike her because she is “as powerful as a man.

Ocasio-Cortez on Her GOP Critics

During a sitdown with The New Yorker, Ocasio-Cortez shared her thoughts on Republicans who censure her. Her statements allege that those who criticize her do so for misogynistic reasons.

In her own words:

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“The idea that a woman can be as powerful as a man is something that our society can’t deal with. But I am as powerful as a man and it drives them crazy.”

Ocasio-Cortez then claimed that President Trump dislikes her because of her politics and ethnicity.

“I can see Trump being enormously upset that a 29-year-old Latina, who is the daughter of a domestic worker, is helping to build the case to get his financial records. I think that adds insult to injury to him.”

Finally, the congresswoman slammed the president as a “small, mediocre person” before ripping his most recent State of the Union address.