Ocasio-Cortez brushes off Trump tweet claiming she is 'fuming' over Tlaib, Omar attention

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez calls for Stephen Miller to resign over leaked emails Ocasio-Cortez meets Sasha Velour following DC performance Sanders 'very concerned about what appears to be a coup' in Bolivia MORE (D-N.Y.) dismissed a tweet from President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report MORE that claimed she is “fuming” over recent attention to Reps. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarSanders 'very concerned about what appears to be a coup' in Bolivia Overnight Defense: Protests at Trump's NYC Veterans Day speech | House Dems release Pentagon official's deposition transcript | Lawmakers ask Trump to rescind Erdogan invite Ilhan Omar blasts Pete King as an 'Islamophobe' after he announces retirement: 'Good riddance' MORE (D-Minn.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibSanders: Fighting anti-Semitism 'is very personal' Bloomberg run should push Warren to the center — but won't Justice Democrats official denies that progressives struggle with electability MORE (D-Mich.), two of her close allies in the House.

“Like it or not, Tlaib and Omar are fast becoming the face of the Democrat Party. Cortez (AOC) is fuming, not happy about this!” Trump tweeted earlier Friday.

Ocasio-Cortez responded to the message with a laughing emoji.

Omar and Tlaib have been at the center of the international spotlight since Israel announced Thursday it would deny them entry for an upcoming trip there.


Trump said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuBenjamin (Bibi) NetanyahuMORE should block Tlaib and Omar, both Muslim women who’ve been critical of Israel, from a planned visit this weekend. Israel then did so, despite vows by officials last month to welcome any members of Congress to the country.

Ocasio-Cortez, Omar and Tlaib, along with Rep. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyJustice Democrats official denies that progressives struggle with electability The Hill's Campaign Report: Bloomberg looks to upend Democratic race Progressive freshmen jump into leadership PAC fundraising MORE (D-Mass.), make up a group of progressive, freshmen congresswomen known collectively as "The Squad.” The four have carved an outsized presence on Capitol Hill since their inauguration in January, decrying Trump forcefully and publicly.

The group, all racial minorities, has sought to push their party further to the left. Trump, meanwhile, has sought to cast the group as the driving force behind the Democrats’ policy agenda in hopes of bolstering his conservative base.