Still on Rep Ted Yoho’s verbal attack on New York’s federal house of representative member, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a.k.a AOC.
Who is Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known by her initials AOC, is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district. The district includes the eastern part of the Bronx and portions of north-central Queens in New York City. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
Who is Rep Ted Yoho.
Theodore Scott Yoho is and American politician, veterinarian, and businessperson. He has served as the United States Representative for Florida’s 3rd congressional district since 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party.
How did Rep Ted Yoho Attack Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Said Today
Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was verbally attacked on the capitol steps by Florida Rep. Ted Yoho. The exchange, which was overheard by a reporter, consisted of Yoho calling Ocasio-Cortez “disgusting” for recently connecting the dots between poverty and unemployment and an uptick in crime. “You are out of your freaking mind,” Yoho said. Ocasio-Cortez told Yoho he was being “rude.” After AOC walked away, Yoho called her a “f-cking bitch.” That’s according to reports compiled by the Mary Sue
What Did Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Said Today
Today Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reacted after members of congress called on Ted Yoho to apologies to her over the verbal attack.
She wrote Here is my full response regarding Mr. Yoho and the culture of misogyny that inspired his actions. I am deeply appreciative of my colleagues and everyone speaking up and out against the rampant mistreatment of women both in Congress and across the country
She continued I do not need Rep. Yoho to apologize to me. Clearly he does not want to. Clearly when given the opportunity he will not & I will not stay up late at night waiting for an apology from a man who has no remorse over calling women & using abusive language towards women.
Here is my full response regarding Mr. Yoho and the culture of misogyny that inspired his actions.
I am deeply appreciative of my colleagues and everyone speaking up and out against the rampant mistreatment of women both in Congress and across the country. ⬇️ https://t.co/nFfxy5UdmP
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) July 23, 2020
What are People Saying over this Issue between two U.S Members of the House of Representative.
A man who identifies himself on twitter as MURRAY Statue of liberty reacting to Rep AOC tweets today wrote “Superb speech. Kudos to AOC for this very poised, sincere & articulate response to Yoho’s insults. I’m glad she said EXACTLY what he called her – a “f*cking b*tch!” Sexism from male GOP politicians & the Republican Party in general is out of control & calling it out is essential”
Another person with the username Cheechos wrote This is my first ever tweet. I want to thank you. For women everywhere. For me, my mom, my daughter and everyone whom identifies as a woman. Every girl that has ever felt less than because of hurtful language. We are lucky to have your eloquent words defending us, thank you.
Registered nurse Janice Nelson with with the handle @JNelsonRN said “He cannot and should not be a government official representing women in his constituency. His misogynistic response to you was felt by all women. This behavior cannot be tolerated. He must resign immediately. Any other employee would be fired for this and we pay his salary”