President TrumpDonald TrumpCheney says a lot of GOP lawmakers have privately encouraged her fight against Trump Republicans criticizing Afghan refugees face risks DeVos says 'principles have been overtaken by personalities' in GOP MORE and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezDon't let partisan politics impede Texas' economic recovery Ocasio-Cortez explains 'present' vote on Iron Dome Dingell fundraises off Greene altercation on Capitol steps MORE (D-N.Y.) both appear on Time’s annual "100 Most Influential People" list, released Wednesday.
Both the president and the congresswoman appear in the yearly list’s “leaders” subsection.
Trump’s profile is written by former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), who hails the president for his foreign policy work in relation to North Korea and and its leader, Kim Jong UnKim Jong UnSouth Korea urges Pyongyang to restore communication hotline North Korea open to another summit with South Satellite photos indicate North Korea expanding uranium enrichment MORE, who has met with Trump for two leadership summits, with a third meeting possibly in the works.
“President Trump deserves great credit for daring to try to personally persuade Chairman Kim to join the family of nations,” Christie wrote. “This approach holds the possibility for history-making changes on the Korean Peninsula to make us all safer.”
Ocasio-Cortez’s profile was written by Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenIn defense of share buybacks Democrats urge Biden to go all in with agenda in limbo In Washington, the road almost never taken MORE (D-Mass.), a 2020 presidential hopeful and a fellow member of the left flank of congressional Democrats.
Warren describes the 2008 financial crisis, which occurred the same year Ocasio-Cortez lost her father to lung cancer, as a formative moment for the first-term Democratic representative.
“Her commitment to putting power in the hands of the people is forged in fire,” Warren writes. “Coming from a family in crisis and graduating from school with a mountain of debt, she fought back against a rigged system and emerged as a fearless leader in a movement committed to demonstrating what an economy, a planet and a government that works for everyone should look like.”
Ocasio-Cortez later thanked Warren for her remarks, saying she "couldn’t be more honored and humbled."
“Even while greed and corruption slow our progress ... true power still rests with the people.“ - @ewarren— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) April 17, 2019
Couldn’t be more honored and humbled to read these words from a woman I admire so deeply.
Thank you, Senator Warren, for your tireless fight for working families. https://t.co/JX0frVYPTJ
This week, Ocasio-Cortez praised the detailed policies Warren has proposed as part of her presidential bid, calling it "truly remarkable and transformational."
While Ocasio-Cortez and her signature Green New Deal environmental legislation are frequent targets of conservatives, Trump has rarely mentioned her directly. He hailed her primary victory last summer against 10-term Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), a top ally of House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiNorth Dakota Republican latest House breakthrough COVID-19 case Pelosi sets Thursday vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill Cheney says a lot of GOP lawmakers have privately encouraged her fight against Trump MORE (D-Calif.), but has more recently referred to the 29-year-old “a young bartender.”
Pelosi joined Trump and Ocasio-Cortez on the list, with former Secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats worry negative images are defining White House Heller won't say if Biden won election Whitmer trailing GOP challenger by 6 points in Michigan governor race: poll MORE describing the Speaker as “living proof that when it comes to getting the job done, more often than not, it takes a woman.”
Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE received a profile by former acting Attorney General Sally YatesSally Caroline YatesSally Yates: I never thought that I'd be saying, 'Yeah, go Liz Cheney' ABC lands first one-on-one TV interview with Garland since confirmation Appointing a credible, non-partisan Jan. 6 commission should not be difficult MORE, who praised Mueller’s discretion over the course of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh, the subject of a heated confirmation fight last fall that reignited the debate over handling of sexual assault allegations, also made the list, with his profile penned by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellHow the Democratic Party's campaign strategy is failing America GOP should grab the chance to upend Pelosi's plan on reconciliation We don't need platinum to solve the debt ceiling crisis MORE (R-Ky.).
“The country saw his resilience and commitment to public service. We saw his loyal devotion to family and friends. We saw his undeterred reverence for the law, for precedents and for our nation’s highest traditions,” McConnell writes.
McConnell himself also received a spot on the list, with former House Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerLobbying world A new kind of hero? Last week's emotional TV may be a sign GOP up in arms over Cheney, Kinzinger MORE (R-Ohio) writing that “with his mastery of parliamentary procedure and commitment to principled democratic governance, [McConnell] has shaped the direction of the Supreme Court for generations to come.”
Updated: 11:37 a.m.