June 22, 2024

MTG and AOC Get Into Heated Exchange During House Oversight Hearing

Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) — often known as “MTG” — and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY) — often known as “AOC” — engaged in a heated trade throughout a House Oversight Hearing on Thursday to contemplate a decision on holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress.

During the listening to, Greene used her time to notice that committee member Rep. Dan Goldman (D-NY) was using the daughter of Judge Juan Merchan, who’s presiding over former President Donald Trump’s enterprise information case. Merchan’s daughter’s firm runs digital campaigns for Democrats and has been paid thousands and thousands by Democrat candidates, together with Trump’s opponents.

“I’d like to know if any of the Democrats on this committee are employing Judge Merchan’s daughter,” Greene stated.

“Please tell me what that has to do with Merrick Garland,” Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-TX) snarked, talking out of flip.

Greene, undeterred, stated, “Oh, Goldman. That’s right, he’s advising.”

Crockett requested, “He’s advising who? Do you know what you’re here for?”

Greene shot again, “I don’t think you know what you’re here for,” earlier than commenting on Crockett’s “fake eyelashes.”

The trade set off offended shouting by Democrats. Ocasio-Cortez then stated, “I do have a point of order and I would like to — to move to take down Ms. Greene’s words. That is absolutely unacceptable. How dare you attack another — the physical appearance of another person.”

Greene responded, “Are your feelings hurt, awww.”

Ocasio-Cortez then responded, “Oh girl, baby girl.”

Greene stated, amused, “Oh really?”

Ocasio-Cortez then stated, “Don’t even play, baby girl.”

Greene responded, “Baby girl? I don’t think so.”

Ocasio-Cortez then stated, “We are gonna move and we’re going to take your words down.”

Chairman James Comer (R-KY) then referred to as to droop the assembly.

Ocasio-Cortez might be heard in the course of the break saying “absolutely not.”

“No way is that being allowed. Retract,” she continued.

Another Democrat might be heard saying, “Sit down. Sit down.”

“We’re not going to do a smarmy apology. She has to actually apologize,” Ocasio-Cortez stated. She might then be heard saying, “Let’s do it. Let’s go. Let’s go. Let’s go.” She was additionally heard saying, “She’s gonna learn.”

Greene was requested if she wished to strike her phrases, which she did. Ocasio-Cortez then demanded she apologize.

Greene then requested Ocasio-Cortez why she didn’t debate her, and added that she (AOC) didn’t have sufficient intelligence to debate her.

“I’ll strike my words, but I’m not apologizing,” she stated.

A Republican then requested Ocasio-Cortez and Goldman to strike their phrases.

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