Trump Jr. Mocks Dem Representative Ocasio-Cortez With Dog-Eating Tweet

Trump Jr. Mocks Dem Representative Ocasio-Cortez With Dog-Eating Tweet

In June Ocasio-Cortez beat Joseph Crowley, who had been in the House of Representatives since 1999 and hadn't had an opponent in the primaries since 2004, according to Boston. She came to the realization when she visited a diner in Washington, D.C. for a late night dinner and most of the staff were Capitol Hill workers at their second job.

In a follow-up tweet, the newly-elected Democratic Socialist from NY argued that it was unfair for Congress to "rely on unpaid interns & underpaid overworked staff".

The House interns fare much worse with only 8 per cent of Republican interns who are paid and an abysmal 3.6 per cent of Democrats interns are. Number of corporate ceos we've listened to here for number of labor leaders zero in a subsequent tweet she said are bipartisan.

Although Ocasio-Cortez seemed to blame Republicans for congressional staffers' low pay, a June 2017 study by Pay Our Interns found they actually use fewer unpaid interns than their Democratic colleagues.

A study previous year by Pay Our Interns found that 51 percent of Republican senators offer paid internships, compared with 31 percent of Democrats.

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On Monday, Kudlow said there was an "assumption" that China would eliminate auto tariffs, not a specific agreement. He said the "implicit potential threat" of new tariffs had been reduced after the meeting.

"After receiving criticism for the tweet, Ocasio-Cortez insisted that she did not intend to threaten Trump Jr. with Congress" subpoena power.

Congress has taken steps to address the problem. The House will be given $8.8 million to distribute across members' offices, and the Senate will be given $5 million.

Another recent budgetary concern of Ocasio-Cortez drew sharp criticism.

In short, even supposing the numbers involved in Ocasio-Cortez's tweet were accurate - a big if - the two reports are not comparable in any meaningful way.

Democrat congresswoman-elect fact-checked for suggesting that $21 trillion in Pentagon accounting errors could help fund her proposed "Medicare for all" program.

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