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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump Waves Off Ocasio-Cortez Question: 'Who Cares? Geez'

President Donald Trump quickly waved off a question about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Monday, waving his hand and saying "who cares."

Ocasio-Cortez said there was "no question" Trump was a racist in a recent "60 Minutes" interview, and a reporter asked Trump about it as he took questions at the White House.

"Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez called you a racist," a reporter said.

"Who did?" Trump asked.

"Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez," the reporter said.

"Who cares? Geez," Trump said, moving onto another question.

Trump answered questions from reporters for several minutes before leaving for New Orleans, where he will address a farmers' convention.

Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, is driving more Twitter conversation than any American politician other than Trump. A Democratic socialist with an ambitious agenda and quick to hit back at conservative and media critics, she has amassed a huge following since coming into the public's attention last summer with her upset primary victory over former Rep. Joe Crowley (D., N.Y.).

In spite of Trump's dismissiveness, she declared victory afterward on Twitter, saying it was clear she had gotten to him.

"I bartended for *years* in New York City. I understand guys like this like the back of my hand. We got under his skin," she tweeted.



Anonymous said...

Ted Kennedy trained her well odd she never mentions him. She got 100k votes to win. 8 percent out 12 percent that voted. Backed by millions of super PAC money from California...

Anonymous said...

You get what who you voted for NY!

Anonymous said...

What's pathetic is this may get listed as one of her actual accomplishments. When you do nothing blow air, you have to incorporate some puffery into your narrative...

Anonymous said...

Isn't it funny how all of Trump's adversaries like to take credit for something regarding him, even when there is no issue. They make one to get attention.