Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the Republicans for criticizing them for having talked about the difficulties in paying rent in Washington, DC, as well as in New York's Bronx, an area she represents.
Before taking office, Ocasio-Cortez said she must wait for her congressional salary before she can afford to live in the country's capital, the fifth most expensive city in the US.
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In November she said, "There are many small ways in which our electoral system fails Once conceived (or prepared) for the leadership of the working class ".
After Ocasio-Cortez, for her sincerity for her candor, accused her of having "done something" because of her candor, she responded to her critics on Sunday for "making cheap shots".
The Republicans, who take cheap pictures, forget to mention that it is difficult to afford a second home.
I live in the Bronx and work in DC. I need a place in both.
But I understand how they can not imagine a life in which people do not happen to have two dwellings. https://t.co/K2cxCcRyk9[19459003-AlexandriaOcasio-Cortez(@AOC) January 13, 2019
"The fact that Republicans who take cheap shots, forgotten to mention, is that they have difficulty have to afford a SECOND apartment, "said Ocasio-Cortez in a Twitter post on Sunday.
"I live in the Bronx and work in DC I need a place in both, but I understand how they can not imagine a life in which people do not casually live two houses."
The New York City Congressman responded to a tweet by activist Jordan Uhl, who said it was "great that @AOC could retire even during election campaigns and especially during post-election / swearing."
Tweet to Candace Owens, who accused Ocasio-Cortez of being so financially irresponsible that she did not save enough money to rent a flat in Washington, DC, wrote Uhl In DC * and * NYC does not pay the rent, and it's not a problem due to low wages that are not keeping up with inflation and living costs.
The area is ridiculous and just perpetuates the notion that the rich are dignified, "Uhl said.
One may think it was a worker's fault that they were in DC * and * NYC [conveniently omitted from Candace’s tweet] can not pay rent and no problem that is due to low wages can not keep up with inflation and the cost of living. pic.twitter.com/gFjkjzVBvY
– Jordan (@JordanUhl) January 13 2019
According to Rentcafé, which provides insights into the trends in the rental market, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in The Bronx is $ 1,764 per month, while in Washington, DC, the average rent for an apartment is 1 bedroom is $ 1,996.
Ocasio-Cortez, 29, has been under intense scrutiny by Republican commentators and politicians since her election victory in the November interim years, particularly with regard to her dress their financial status and level of experience.
Many critics have also attempted to tear apart her personal story of being a working class, as her family moved from the Bronx to a suburb of Westchester County at the age of two. GettyImages-1077095122