AOC is getting really big headed these days.
AOC said it’s a mistake for President Trump to underestimate her and call her a “bartender.” She said the last person who underestimated her was defeated.
Responding to fresh criticism from President Donald Trump Tuesday evening that her Green New Deal climate change proposal was “done by a young bartender,” Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told Newsweek Wednesday that the “last guy who underestimated me lost.”
“That’s all I gotta say about that,” she added.
In an unexpected upset, the freshman New York congresswoman and former bartender unseated incumbent Democratic Congressman Joseph Crowley in her 2018 primary election.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates with supporters at a victory party after upsetting incumbent Democratic Representative Joseph Crowley, in the Bronx borough of New York, on June 26, 2018. Responding to fresh criticism from President Donald Trump that her Green New Deal climate change proposal was “done by a young bartender,” Ocasio-Cortez said that the “last guy who underestimated me lost.” Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images
Ocasio-Cortez has faced continued criticism from Republicans and the president for her ambitious climate change proposal, which seeks to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century and for the U.S. to operate on 100 percent renewable energy within 10 years—a feat critics say is unrealistic, given the time frame, in addition to overly expensive. In draft documents that were later walked back by the congresswomans’ office, the plan called for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.