And the congresswoman returned the compliment, saying she had a "lovely and wide-reaching conversation" and gushed about their "great hope in the peace, prosperity, + justice that everyday people can create when we uplift one another across class, race, + identity at home & abroad".
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., listens during a House Financial Services Committee hearing with leaders of major banks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Quick to defend her friend, the NY lawmaker accused Crenshaw of taking Omar's remarks out of context and attacked him for not co-sponsoring the 9/11 Victim's Compensation Fund.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is welcome to come to Kentucky and tour a coal mine, but first she needs to apologize., says Rep. Andy Barr.
But the prospect of a Biden run doesn't "animate" her, she said. She added another, more likely desire for the show's finale, scheduled to air May 19. I think it has effects on everybody.More news: Vettel has priority but that could change, says Ferrari boss
A study found that the New York City Democrat was mentioned 3,181 times on Fox News Channel and its sister Fox Business Network during the six-week period of February 25 to April 7, or just under 76 times a day. She then told Crenshaw, who lost an eye while fighting terrorism in Afghanistan, to go fight domestic terrorism.
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The 29-year-old congresswoman stunned the political world when she defeated 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in the Democratic primary last year, becoming the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress.
In another Instagram story saved on her Instagram profile, Ocasio-Cortez quietly giggles and points out that her office is located only two doors down from Nancy Pelosi's office where Ocasio-Cortez had protested only a few days before.
Ocasio-Cortez joins other prominent users who have given up on the social network, including WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, who sold his company to Facebook in 2014, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.