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Incoming Dem lawmaker fires back at Trump's former economic adviser: ‘No Gary, YOU don't know what's coming’

Rep.-elect Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibProgressives rally behind Omar while accusing her critics of bias Omar: I wasn't equating terrorist organizations with democratic countries Omar feuds with Jewish Democrats MORE (D-Mich.) on Thursday shot back at former Goldman Sachs CEO Gary CohnGary David CohnOn The Money: Wall Street zeros in on Georgia runoffs | Seven states sue regulator over 'true lender' rule on interest rates | 2021 deficit on track to reach .3 trillion Former Trump economic aide Gary Cohn joins IBM The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Trump OKs transition; Biden taps Treasury, State experience MORE for comments he made while addressing new members of Congress at Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics.

Cohn, who resigned as President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden prepares to confront Putin Biden aims to bolster troubled Turkey ties in first Erdoğan meeting Senate investigation of insurrection falls short MORE's top economic adviser in March, was among several speakers during a bipartisan orientation program this week at Harvard.

Tlaib said on Twitter that Cohn told incoming lawmakers: “You guys are way over your head, you don't know how the game is played.”

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“No Gary, YOU don't know what's coming - a revolutionary Congress that puts people over profits,” Tlaib tweeted.

The orientation at Harvard has been dubbed by the university as an event where newly elected lawmakers can “learn practical skills of lawmaking just one month prior to taking the oath of office.”

In addition to Cohn, speakers included Mary Barra, the chairman and CEO of General Motors, and Arthur Brooks, president of the right-leaning American Enterprise Institute.

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez: 'Old way of politics' influences Manchin's thinking Ocasio-Cortez: Senate Democrats 'blocking crucial items in a Democratic agenda' The Memo: Democratic tensions will only get worse as left loses patience MORE (D-N.Y.) voiced criticism of the event on Thursday, saying their were several corporate CEOs but no labor leaders in attendance.

Tlaib, a former Michigan state representative, defeated five other candidates in Michigan's Democratic primary earlier this year and ran unopposed in November. She has championed policy efforts such as "Medicare for all" and a $15 minimum wage.