Cuban calls on Ocasio-Cortez to leave partisanship behind

Mark Cuban called on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezDemocratic strategist: Sanders seeking distance from Warren could 'backfire' These 3 women are defining the race to unseat Trump CBS to Ocasio-Cortez on Sanders support: 'As a woman of color, why back an old white guy?' MORE (D-N.Y.) to leave partisanship behind in a tweet that criticized her for accusing Rep. Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseHouse rejects GOP measure censuring Schiff This week: Tensions flare over Schiff, impeachment inquiry House Republicans 'demand the release of the rules' on impeachment 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.”


“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.