As I mentioned earlier, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez THREATENED Don Trump Jr. for posting this meme about her:
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As I said then, it’s really not that far off. Venezuelans are swiping the country’s zoo animals.
But she didn’t think it was funny. In fact, she threatened to subpoena him once she has the “power” to do so.
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa. Was that a THREAT?
Is Alexandria threatening to abuse her power to punish anyone who posts memes about her?!
MANY called her out on how inappropriate this is. Including her OWN supporters:
This is a blatant threat to mis-use govt power against her political opponents. She should be expelled from the House.
— ❌John Johnson – American Patriot🇺🇸 (@Onelifetogive) December 7, 2018
This is absolutely a threat. Once you stated “will have subpoena power in a month” after inviting him to continue you crossed that line.
— Howard (@H_Holmes_3rd) December 7, 2018
While I agree with your sentiment Alexandria, and am not a fan of the current administration and family, I just caution you to not poke the beast too much . . . just yet.
— Jeffrey A.K. (@99_weeks) December 7, 2018
🤔 Is that a threat? Your elected given service to the people doesn’t give you the right to intimidate. That’s not why you are there.
— Ing. Carlos Baruco 🇵🇦🇨🇦 (@CABaruco) December 7, 2018
Probably not the best look to even hint at the suggestion of using your subpoena power because of someone trolling you
— Tyler (@TheYoungSwede) December 7, 2018
The body has subpoena power right now goober, and are you threatening subpoenas on someone for criticizing you?
— Jay Stewart (@jpstew54) December 7, 2018
Do you know what a subpoena is?
— John (@JPWaxer) December 7, 2018
Well… she may have realized she overstepped… because she sort of kind of backtracks:
For the GOP crying that this is a “threat” – I don’t have power to subpoena anybody.
Congress as a body, GOP included, has the power. No indiv. member can issue a subpoena unless they are a Chair (which, as a freshman, I can assure you I will not be). Also must be under purview.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) December 7, 2018
Did you just now figure that out, snookums? If not, why did you threaten him with your power in the first place?
Dear LORD is this girl an idiot.
She does this ALL THE TIME.
Whenever she gets called out on her “jokes” she pulls a “Wow. You guys just didn’t get my joke because you’re all stupid.”
No honey, we’re not. This was. You are.