Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is facing backlash for a tweet critics are saying is “inciting violence.”
The Republican-controlled Tennessee House voted to expel two Democrats on Thursday for leading and participating in protests that disrupted House proceedings while advocating for gun reform.
Ocasio-Cortez shared video of protesters chanting “F— you fascists” to GOP lawmakers following the expulsion vote on Twitter.
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“Republicans may think they won today in Tennessee, but their fascism is only further radicalizing and awakening an earthquake of young people, both in the South and across the nation,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “If you thought youth organizing was strong, just wait for what’s coming. Gen Z don’t play.”
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., accused Tennessee GOP lawmakers of “fascism” after they voted to expel two Democratic colleagues for disrupting House proceedings. (Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Critics piled on the Squad member for calling the vote to expel the two lawmakers “fascism.”
“Do you have any idea what ‘fascism’ means? You do know that it’s a LEFTIST ideology, right? You do know that it depends on big,
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