Ocasio-Cortez fires back at Trump Jr: Keep trolling, we have subpoena power next year

Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOn The Money: Shutdown hits Day 24 | Trump touts need for wall in speech to farmers | Poll numbers sag | House Dems push stopgap bills | How the shutdown could harm the economy | TSA absences raise stakes for deal Hillicon Valley: Dem blasts groups behind Senate campaign disinformation effort | FCC chief declines to give briefing on location-data sales | Ocasio-Cortez tops lawmakers on social media | Trump officials to ease drone rules Media makes up controversies to avoid criticism of Ocasio-Cortez MORE (N.Y.) fired back at Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpManafort developments trigger new ‘collusion’ debate Trump Org hires former WH ethics lawyer to deal with congressional probes CNN's Acosta spars with Trump Jr. over border wall: 'Bye bye' MORE on Friday after the president’s eldest son shared a meme implying that her democratic socialist views would lead to Americans eating dogs.

“I have noticed that Junior here has a habit of posting nonsense about me whenever the Mueller investigation heats up,” Ocasio-Cortez said on Twitter. “Please, keep it coming Jr — it’s definitely a ‘very, very large brain’ idea to troll a member of a body that will have subpoena power in a month.” 

“Have fun!” she added.

Her tweet was in response to a two-paneled meme shared by Trump Jr. on Instagram on Thursday. The top photo of the meme showed an image of Ocasio-Cortez along with the text: “Why are you so afraid of a socialist economy?” 

The second photo featured in the meme shows President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Freedom Caucus calls for Congress to work on shutdown through break Democrat previews Mueller questions for Trump’s AG nominee Trump inaugural committee spent ,000 on makeup for aides: report MORE and a blunt answer: “Because Americans want to walk their dogs, not eat them.”

Trump Jr. captioned the meme that he shared with 1.5 million Instagram followers, saying: “It’s funny cuz it’s true!!!" The post has since garnered more than 66,000 likes and more than 2,500 comments as of Friday afternoon.

Since pulling off this one of this year’s biggest upsets during primary season when she unseated Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), Ocasio-Cortez has become a top target for many conservative pundits and lawmakers for her policy proposals and democratic socialist views.

The 29-year-old Democrat asked on Twitter on Sunday why she has already come under fire by so many top Republicans despite having yet to take office officially.

"I’m not even sworn in yet. Don’t y’all have jobs to do?" she tweeted on Sunday.