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

Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezWill Democrats attempt to pack the Supreme Court again? On The Money: Anxious Democrats push for vote on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi, Mnuchin ready to restart talks | Weekly jobless claims increase | Senate treads close to shutdown deadline McCarthy says there will be a peaceful transition if Biden wins MORE (N.Y.) fired back at Donald Trump Jr.Don John Trump'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic requests pardon from Trump: 'Be my hero please' Zaid Jilani discusses Trump's move to cancel racial sensitivity training at federal agencies Trump International Hotel in Vancouver closes permanently 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?” 

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The second photo featured in the meme shows President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act 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.