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 TrumpTrump: Dems playing destructive 'con game' with Kavanaugh Several Yale Law classmates who backed Kavanaugh call for misconduct investigation Freedom Caucus calls on Rosenstein to testify or resign 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) CrowleyFor Capuano in Massachusetts, demography was destiny Carper fends off progressive challenger in Delaware primary Election Countdown: Fallout from Massachusetts stunner | In Delaware, Carper looks to avoid next progressive upset | Dem 2020 primary already in full swing | How a Dem ex-governor hopes to take red-state Tennessee | GOP challengers hit Dems over tax votes 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 PelosiHillicon Valley: State officials share tech privacy concerns with Sessions | Senator says election security bill won't pass before midterms | Instagram co-founders leave Facebook | Google chief to meet GOP lawmakers over bias claims Collins defends ad showing opponent speaking Korean against claims of bigotry Hoyer questions feasibility of new threshold for Speaker nomination 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.