"You are angry because you can not imagine an America that contains us, you rely on your plunder on a frightened America," tweeted Ocasio-Cortez, adding that the country from which she was comes from, are the United States. Emagazine.credit-suisse.com/app/art…7805 & lang = DE You can not accept that we do not fear you, and you can not accepting that we call your bluff and offering a positive vision for this land will make you boil, "she wrote.
A group of Democrats, who are women of color and who have spoken out in favor of Trump's immigration policy, were among those who condemned the conditions of the border detention facilities last week. Some also said last week before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing and explained what they saw during their tour of the facilities housing migrants in a border crisis.
Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts were among the group of House Democrats who recently condemned the conditions.
Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley were American-born, while Omar was born in Somalia and immigrated to the US when she was young. According to the New York Times, Omar became a citizen in 2000 at the age of 17.
Californian Democrat spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi defended and condemned congressional women after Trump's attacks on Sunday. "When @realDonaldTrump asks four American congressional women to return to their countries, he reiterates his plan to" make America great again "that it was always about reviving America," tweeted Pelosi. "Our diversity is our strength and our unity is our strength."
Pelosi and this group of undergraduate law students have been involved in a dispute over the past few weeks, although Pelosi recently called for unity among the House Democrats.