Ocasio-Cortez calls out 23 Republicans who voted against anti-hate resolution

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezThe Hill's Campaign Report: GOP beset by convention drama Ocasio-Cortez challenger drops out of GOP primary Ocasio-Cortez posts experience getting antibody tested for COVID-19 MORE (D-N.Y.) called out the 23 Republicans who voted against a House resolution condemning bigotry on Friday. 

"Where’s the outrage over the 23 GOP members who voted NO on a resolution condemning bigotry today? Oh, there’s none?" Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. "Did they get called out, raked over, ambushed in halls and relentlessly asked why not? No? Okay. Got it."

Twenty-three Republicans voted against the resolution on Thursday. The top-ranking Republican to do so, Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Major space launch today; Trump feuds with Twitter House Republicans to file lawsuit to halt proxy voting House GOP to launch China probes beyond COVID-19 MORE (Wyo.), responded to Ocasio-Cortez's tweet Friday.

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"Here’s the outrage: your party put a sham resolution on the floor designed to protect the anti-Semitic hate and bigotry of @IlhanMN," Cheney fired back at Ocasio-Cortez. 

The House voted overwhelmingly to support the resolution, which “encourages all public officials to confront the reality of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, racism, and other forms of bigotry, as well as historical struggles against them, to ensure that the United States will live up to the transcendent principles of tolerance, religious freedom."

The resolution was sparked by comments from Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar condemns use of rubber bullets, tear gas on crowds at George Floyd protest Four Minneapolis officers involved in death of unarmed black man fired Overnight Defense: Pentagon memo warns pandemic could go until summer 2021 | Watchdog finds Taliban violence is high despite US deal | Progressive Dems demand defense cuts MORE (D-Minn.) last week in which she suggested that politicians who support Israel do so out of allegiance to a foreign country, which Republicans and some Democrats believed to be anti-Semitic.

The House resolution was originally expected to condemn anti-Semitism alone.