Trump Junior Attacks Ocasio-Cortez: Socialists Eat Dogs

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Suggests Congressional Subpoena in Response to Don Jr. Meme		Don Emmert  AFP  Getty Win McNamee  Getty7 Dec 2018

Friday after he mocked her in an Instagram post that suggested the Democratic socialist ideology she espouses would lead to Americans eating their dogs.

She tweeted a link to an article in the Washington Post in which her campaign manager, Saikat Chakrabarti, confirmed that interns in her office would be paid "at least" $15 an hour.

Cortez" comments come days after she came under fire from both parties for directly comparing members of the "migrant caravan' in Tijuana with "Jewish families" who fled the Second World War.

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been an advocate of raising the minimum wage nationwide.

"For the GOP crying that this is a "threat" - I don't have power to subpoena anybody", she wrote. "No indiv. member can issue a subpoena unless they are a Chair (which, as a freshman, I can assure you I will not be)".

Ocasio-Cortez's pledge comes a day after she criticized her future colleagues in Congress, including Democrats, for not paying interns. "Also must be under purview". Likewise, Ocasio-Cortez did not have much patience for an offensive meme that Donald Trump Jr. shared on Instagram this week.

The meme that Trump Jr.

The meme displays a photo of the Bronx-born child of Puerto Rican heritage with the caption, "Why are you so afraid of a socialist economy?" with a photo of President Trump underneath with the caption, "Because Americans want to walk their dogs, not eat them".

In particular, Ocasio-Cortez has faced allegations that she lacks the necessary intellect to participate in serious policy debates.

The right has been attacking Ocasio-Cortez for months - even before her historic win in the Democratic primary, when she unseated longterm U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley to become the youngest woman who will serve in Congress.

A source close to Trump Jr. told Breitbart News that they expect an ethics complaint to be filed against Ocasio-Cortez.



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