Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: I don’t think Trump ‘knows how to deal with a girl from the Bronx’

New York Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said late Thursday that she doesn’t think President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL freezes policy barring players from protesting during anthem McConnell spokesman on Putin visit: 'There is no invitation from Congress' Petition urges University of Virginia not to hire Marc Short MORE “knows how to deal with a girl” who is from the Bronx.

During an appearance on CBS’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Ocasio-Cortez spoke about her win over Rep. Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) CrowleyPoll: Cuomo expands lead over Nixon in New York Dem primary Election Countdown: Senate, House Dems build cash advantage | 2020 Dems slam Trump over Putin presser | Trump has M in war chest | Republican blasts parents for donating to rival | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in Kansas Crowley tweets: 'Still not running' MORE (D-N.Y.) in the 14th District’s Democratic primary. 

Colbert, however, asked Ocasio-Cortez about the president’s tweet regarding Crowley’s loss. 

“Well you know, the president is from Queens, and with all due respect — half of my district is from Queens — I don’t think he knows how to deal with a girl from the Bronx,” she told Colbert.

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Ocasio-Cortez criticized Trump this week for his remarks about Crowley.

“It is unacceptable to be disrespectful of Congressman Crowley,” Ocasio-Cortez told CNN in an interview.

“He’s done some phenomenal, phenomenal work for the Bronx and Queens." 

The president on Tuesday called Crowley a "big Trump hater" following the upset in New York.

“Wow! Big Trump Hater Congressman Joe Crowley, who many expected was going to take Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiDems unveil slate of measures to ratchet up pressure on Russia GOP looks to blunt Dems’ attacks on rising premiums Who will be the ‘bridge’ for the Democrats? MORE’s place, just LOST his primary election,” the president wrote on Twitter. 

“In other words, he’s out! That is a big one that nobody saw happening. Perhaps he should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President!”

Ocasio-Cortez will face off against the Republican nominee for Congress in the November general election in a heavily blue New York City district.