President Trump totally dismissed recent critiques from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Monday; asking reporters “who cares” when pressed on her vicious claims the Commander-in-Chief was an outright racist.
The President was speaking from the White House lawn Monday over the ongoing government shutdown when one reporter asked him to weigh-in on the self-described Democratic-Socialist’s hateful rhetoric.
Trump responds to Ocasio-Cortez calling him a racist
Reporter: “Mr. President, congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez called you a racist”
Trump: “Who did?”
Reporter: “Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez”
Trump: “Who cares” pic.twitter.com/Wh5x6ZXYwb
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) January 14, 2019
“Mr. President, congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez called you a racist,” yelled one journalist.
“Who cares? Geez,” replied the President.
CORTEZ CONFUSION: Cortez Wants Exactly $0.00 ‘Allocated’ for Trump’s ‘Racist’ Border Wall
Incoming Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez weighed-in this week on the Senate’s ongoing fiscal fight over President Trump’s border wall; saying $0.00 should be allocated for the Commander-in-Chief’s signature campaign promise.
Ocasio-Cortez affirmed her position on social media, retweeting a post from a left-leaning organization that wrote “$0. $0 is what should be allocated for this president’s racist border wall.”
“Say it again for the people in the Senate,” posted Cortez.
Say it again for the people in the Senate https://t.co/4Qr0EsoGfQ
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) November 29, 2018
The self-described Democratic Socialist found herself in hot-water in recent days; comparing the ‘migrant caravan’ on the US-Mexico border with “Jewish families” who fled Europe in World War II.
OCASIO-CORTEZ: ‘No Question’ President Trump is a ‘Racist’
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed President Trump during a recent interview with ’60 minutes’ over the weekend; saying there’s “no question” the Commander-in-Chief is a “racist.”
Cortez was speaking with Anderson Cooper Sunday when she was asked point-blank if she “believes President Trump is a racist.”
Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims President Trump is a “symptom”
Anderson Cooper: “Do you believe President Trump is a racist?”
AOC: “Yeah, yeah, no question”
She cited examples of news narratives to validate her claims, yet she couldn’t give any specific examples pic.twitter.com/ROff7uXemg
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) January 7, 2019
“Yeah. Yeah. No question,” Ocasio-Cortez replied.
“When you look at the words that he uses, which are historic dog whistles of white supremacy,” she added. “When you look at how he reacted to the Charlottesville incident, where neo-Nazis murdered a woman, versus how he manufactures crises like immigrants seeking legal refuge on our borders, it’s night and day.”