Ocasio-Cortez rips into conservative journalist for calling her a bitch

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOvernight Energy: Court upholds Trump repeal of Obama fracking rule | Oil price drop threatens fracking boom | EPA eases rules on gasoline sales amid coronavirus Ocasio-Cortez blasts coronavirus stimulus package as 'shameful' on House floor Oil price drop threatens US fracking boom MORE (D-N.Y.) on Friday blasted a conservative journalist who called her a "bitch" in a Twitter post.

Ocasio-Cortez was responding to Michael Moates, who quote-tweeted Ocasio-Cortez earlier Friday, saying that “there is a new standard in Congress. Bitches will subpoena you if you troll them.”

The 29-year-old Democrat fired back at Moates on Twitter.

The back-and-forth between Ocasio-Cortez and Moates stems from Ocasio-Cortez hitting back at Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTwitter says coronavirus disinformation spread by Chinese officials does not violate rules Former lawyer for trophy hunting group joins Trump administration A rarely used fine could limit the spread of the coronavirus to the United States MORE for making fun of her. Trump Jr. posted a meme on Instagram picturing her that implied socialists eat dogs.

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The self-described democratic socialist ripped Trump Jr. in a Twitter post, mocking his “very, very large brain” and reminding him that she will be part of a Democratic majority in the House next year that will have subpoena power over President TrumpDonald John TrumpCuomo grilled by brother about running for president: 'No. no' Maxine Waters unleashes over Trump COVID-19 response: 'Stop congratulating yourself! You're a failure' Meadows resigns from Congress, heads to White House MORE, which prompted Moates’s tweet about the “new standard in Congress.”

Moates followed up with more tweets, saying the "house should consider expelling her" for "an abuse of power." 

Ocasio-Cortez has not shied away from Twitter battles, frequently getting into it with Fox News over its coverage of her, as well as prominent Republicans, such as former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who critique her and her progressive policies.

According to Moates's Twitter bio, he is chairman of conservative news outlet The DC Chronicle and a doctoral student at Fielding University.