Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezMarkey fundraises ahead of Kennedy primary challenge The Hill's Campaign Report: De Blasio drops out | Warren gains support from black voters | Sanders retools campaign team | Warning signs for Tillis in NC Progressives push for changes to Pelosi drug pricing plan MORE (D-N.Y.) called President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It's time for House Democrats to 'do something' about Trump Warren: Congress is 'complicit' with Trump 'by failing to act' Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE's "bluff" Sunday, responding to his earlier tweet citing her while defending himself against impeachment. 

"Mr. President, you're from Queens. You may fool the rest of the country, but I'll call your bluff any day of the week," the freshman Democrat tweeted. 

"Opening an impeachment inquiry is exactly what we must do when the President obstructs justice, advises witnesses to ignore legal subpoenas, & more," she said.


Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday morning on ABC's "This Week" that Democrats have a "very real risk of losing the presidency to Donald Trump." In the same interview, she renewed a push to begin impeachment hearings, saying the pressure to impeach grows every day. 

Trump selectively quoted Ocasio-Cortez's interview, tweeting he "agrees" and his potential win is "the only reason they play the impeach card." 

At least 61 Democrats are calling for impeachment. Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiBiden blasts Trump, demands he release transcript of call with foreign leader Pelosi wants to change law to allow a sitting president to be indicted Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes | Senators press FDA to pull most e-cigarettes immediately | House panel tees up e-cig hearing for next week MORE (D-Calif.) has consistently maintained that the House will not begin impeachment inquiries at this time.