Ocasio-Cortez Savagely Attacks President Trump, Instantly Regrets It After Trump Fires Back

Yesterday, President Donald Trump sparred with Democratic Socialist from New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Fox News reports that Trump “brushed off” one reporter’s question regarding Ocasio-Cortez’s recent criticisms directed at him. Fox also reports that “the freshman congresswoman” fired back “with a swipe at his personal wealth.”

Fox reports, “The back-and-forth started when Trump was asked Monday about Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., recently saying there is ‘no question’ Trump is a racist.”

“Who cares?” the President said of the Democratic Socialist’s comments.

Ocasio-Cortez shot back at Trump on Twitter.

“I bartended for *years* in New York City. I understand guys like this like the back of my hand. We got under his skin,” she wrote in a tweet, adding a laughing emoji.

“I’d say we’d be taxing 70% of Trump’s income, but he probably hasn’t made more than $10 million in years—and that’s the real reason he’s hiding his taxes,” she wrote in a subsequent tweet, tacking on a winking-face emoji.

Fox reports:

Ocasio-Cortez recently floated the possibility of a 70 percent tax on the wealthy to fund the proposed ‘Green New Deal.’ Trump’s tax returns, meanwhile, have been a recurring and contentious topic ever since his time on the campaign trail in 2016, as he refuses to release the financial information. Trump has claimed his tax returns are complicated and has maintained he will not release them while they are under audit by the Internal Revenue Service.

Earlier this month, House Democrats moved to target his tax returns, as part of a broad ethics reform package that amounts to their first major piece of legislation since reclaiming the majority. The package as a whole aims to make voter registration and polling access easier for citizens, in addition to tightening election security, but also requires presidents to disclose at least 10 years of their tax returns to the public.

“Requires sitting Presidents and Vice Presidents, as well as candidates for the Presidency and Vice-Presidency to release their tax returns,” the “Presidential Tax Transparency” section of the bill states.

Take a look at President Trump’s verbal response: