Cuban calls on Ocasio-Cortez to leave partisanship behind

Mark Cuban called on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOmar says US should reconsider aid to Israel Pro-Trump Republican immigrant to challenge Dem lawmaker who flipped Michigan seat 3 real problems Republicans need to address to win in 2020 MORE (D-N.Y.) to leave partisanship behind in a tweet that criticized her for accusing Rep. Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseManchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Sunday shows - Trump's Epstein conspiracy theory retweet grabs spotlight Sanders: Trump doesn't 'want to see somebody get shot' but 'creates the climate for it' MORE (R-La.) of “ripping off” working people “for profit.”

Cuban, a billionaire who has flirted with running for president, called on the new lawmaker to be “different” and “radical.”

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“Be a radical. Be different. Be a change leader Innovate,” he tweeted. “It’s your generation’s turn to govern. Go for it. But please leave our bad habit of using partisan language 'Us vs Them’ 'Rep vs Dem’ 'Libs vs Cons' behind. We are all in this together. Change the Game to Change the World.”

 

After some blowback from Ocasio-Cortez’s followers on Twitter, Cuban said it was time for a new generation of politicians to take a different approach to politics.

 

Ocasio-Cortez criticized Scalise over the weekend about the GOP tax-cut law after he criticized her for proposing a 70 percent tax on the rich.