Comedian Whoopi Goldberg called-out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ recent rhetoric on The View Wednesday; saying her comments have “bothered the hell out of me” for “a long time.”
“I was very happy when you were elected… Then you lost me. It felt like you were saying to people like me that I was too old and didn’t do enough,” said Whoopi.
“Oh no!” replied AOC.
“That’s what it sounded like. That has bothered me… You’re on my shoulders, we have carried this fight. People like Nancy Pelosi who was the only chick in the room for years… To hear it sound like you were dismissing us bothered the hell out of me,” fired-back Goldberg. “I’ve been very upset about it for a long time.”
Whoopi Goldberg slammed @AOC on The View over her treatment of "old" people including Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
— John Gage (@johnrobertgage) February 19, 2020
Watch the tense exchange above.
AOC ERUPTS: Ocasio-Cortez Backs Boycott of NY POST Over 9/11 Front Page
Embattled Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez escalated her war-of-words with the NY Post this week; supporting a national boycott against her hometown paper after they posted a fierce response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 remarks.
“While President Trump repeatedly attacks the New York Times and other purveyors of ‘fake news,’ New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is targeting her own media foe: the New York Post,” reports Yahoo News.
“In a Sunday interview with the Yahoo News podcast ‘Skullduggery,’ the freshman New York congresswoman explained why she is endorsing a boycott of the paper organized by local Yemeni-American bodega owners, calling the Post’s attack on her friend Rep. Ilhan Omar ‘beyond the pale,’” adds the author.
— Yahoo News (@YahooNews) April 17, 2019
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AOC ERUPTS: Ocasio-Cortez RIPS Dan Crenshaw, Claims He’s ‘Drumming Resentment’ Towards Rep. Omar
Controversial Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Rep. Dan Crenshaw on social media Thursday afternoon; accusing the GOP lawmaker of ‘drumming resentment’ towards Ilhan Omar.
“You refuse to cosponsor the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund, yet have the audacity to drum resentment towards Ilhan w/completely out-of-context quotes,” posted Ocasio-Cortez. “In 2018, right-wing extremists were behind almost ALL US domestic terrorist killings. Why don’t you go do something about that?”
You refuse to cosponsor the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund, yet have the audacity to drum resentment towards Ilhan w/completely out-of-context quotes.
In 2018, right-wing extremists were behind almost ALL US domestic terrorist killings. Why don’t you go do something about that? https://t.co/rkb92IxkKX
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) April 11, 2019
Rep. Omar found herself in hot-water this week after footage emerged showing the freshman Democrat referring to the 9/11 terror attacks as “some people” who “did something.”