Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued her word war with Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday evening, calling the spokeswoman for the house "utterly disrespectful" for criticizing women of color.
The Bronx Democrat responded to Pelosis repeated attempts to rule in some countries more leftist members of her caucus and punishment for newcomers because they tweeted too much.
"When these comments began, I thought that they held the progressive flank farther away from one arm to protect more Moderate members I understood," Ocasio-Cortez told the Washington Post.
"But the stubborn picking – it came to a point where it was downright disrespectful ̵
Earlier in the week, Pelosi mocked her and newly-formed progressive counterparts – Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley – for her Twitter-based influence.
" All these people have their publicity whatever and their Twitter "Pelosi told the New York Times in a story published on Sunday." But they had no followers. That's four people and so many votes have been received.
Pressley, who described Pelosis's remarks as demoralizing, was less interested in an altercation with the Californian Democrat a strong back. I can handle it. I'm not worried about myself, "Pressley told the newspaper.