Ocasio-Cortez mocks Fox News graphic featuring ‘radical new Democratic ideas’

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday jabbed at Fox News over a graphic it aired that purported to show “radical new Democratic ideas” that she and her colleagues are supporting. 

Ocasio-Cortez shared a screenshot of the graphic, which appeared to air on Tuesday. It listed “free college for all,” “free healthcare for all,” “Abolish ICE” and a “green new deal” as Democratic agenda items.

“Oh no! They discovered our vast conspiracy to take care of children and save the planet,” she tweeted.

{mosads}The list was positioned next to headshots of Ocasio-Cortez and her newly-minted Democratic colleagues Reps.-elect Ayanna Pressley (Mass.), Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (Minn.).

Earlier this week, Fox News hosts and reporters appeared to make light of Ocasio-Cortez’s comments that she would not be able to afford housing in Washington, D.C., until her congressional salary kicked in.

She pushed back, calling it “bizarre to see 1%-salaried anchors laugh at the US housing crisis.”

Ocasio-Cortez arrived in Washington this week with other newly-elected lawmakers for orientation at the Capitol. On Tuesday, she joined 150 youth activists for a sit-in at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi‘s (D-Calif.) Capitol Hill office calling for congressional action on climate change.

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