Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back After Trump Questions ‘Who Cares’ About Her Comments

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Valliere points to a recent Hill-HarrisX poll showing that 59% of respondents are in favor of the 70% top tax rate for the wealthy that Ocasio-Cortez suggested on a recent interview with "60 Minutes".

The powerful committee also oversees the US housing market, insurance and global finance sectors, among other areas.

Representative Maxine Waters, a California Democrat, will lead the financial services panel.

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It is exceedingly rare for first-year members of Congress to be placed on House committees as powerful as the Financial Services Committee.

Walker quoted Ocasio-Cortez once more, then went on a bit of a rampage about socialism, effectively sub-tweeting the Democratic representative.

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But despite Trump's refusal to even entertain a question about her remark, Ocasio-Cortez seems to be calling it a victory.

Asked at the White House to respond to her, Trump shook his head, waved dismissively and grimaced: 'Who cares?'

Per Bloomberg, those names include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (Mich.), Katie Porter (Calif.) and Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii).

"Everybody knows someone in their life that is already an fantastic public servant", Ocasio-Cortez said in a nine-minute video released Wednesday by Justice Democrats. "I understand guys like this like the back of my hand".

"We got under his skin", she claimed.

Ms Ocasio-Cortez shocked the Democratic establishment last June by defeating Rep. Joe Crowley, a 10-term incumbent, in a primary election.