Ocasio-Cortez, Jimmy Gomez do pushups during House hearing break
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump threatens jail time over 'treason' and 'spying' Lewandowski: Why Joe Biden won't make it to the White House — again Overnight Health Care — Presented by Campaign for Accountability — House passes drug pricing bills amid ObamaCare row | Senate Republicans running away from Alabama abortion law | Ocasio-Cortez confronts CEO over K drug price tag MORE (D-N.Y.) is taking pushing legislation to a whole new level, performing some pushups during a break from House hearings. 

The New York Democrat posted a video Friday on Instagram and Twitter of her hitting the ground with Rep. Jimmy GomezJimmy GomezThe Hill's Morning Report — Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition — Trump: GOP has `clear contrast' with Dems on immigration Ocasio-Cortez, Jimmy Gomez do pushups during House hearing break Dems press Mnuchin on Trump tax returns MORE (D-Calif.). Ocasio-Cortez is seen sporting a pair of heels as she flexes her triceps while counting out five pushups to “get the blood pumping.”

An onlooker is overhead remarking, “Ya’ll work too much,” as the pair of lawmakers completes the mini exercise set.


In an Instagram post last year, Ocasio-Cortez wrote that she used to practice yoga three to four times a week, “eat nutritiously, read and write for leisure” before entering politics.

“As soon as everything kicked up,” she wrote, “that all went out the window.”