I don't think people have to be personally racist to enable a racist system.
The previous day, however she said, "The persistent singling out ... it got to a point where it was just outright disrespectful ... the explicit singling out of newly elected women of color".
"When these comments first started, I kind of thought that she was keeping the progressive flank at more of an arm's distance in order to protect more moderate members, which I understood", Ocasio-Cortez told the Washington Post.
"Who is this guy and why is he explicitly singling out a Native American woman of color?" it wrote in a tweet.
Ocasio-Cortez replied, "No, no, absolutely not, absolutely not".
"We are grateful that House members took this important step, which should be included in the final defense authorization bill". The diversity of it all is a wonderful thing. "Diversity is our strength, unity is our power".
"I've said what I'm going to say".
Although Pelosi appeared intent on refocusing the party's attention, some lawmakers could not put the feud to bed. "When you have a caucus like we have that has been as diverse as ours, the speaker has been very inclusive". "And knowing the media environment that we're operating in, knowing the amount of death threats that we get, knowing the amount of concentration of tension, I think it's just worth asking why".More news: 'It is something special' - Lampard's work with Chelsea squad hailed by Azpilicueta
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"Every family I spoke to said they were being well cared for", Pence said, criticizing Democrats' "harsh rhetoric".
Firing back, a quartet of Republicans from border states told the same panel that Democrats weren't doing anything to ease the crisis and blamed them for posturing that one said was aimed at "Twitter followers and cynical politics".
As if in counterpoint to Democrats' testimony, Pence and eight GOP lawmakers toured a border station Friday in Donna, Texas, a vast collection of air-conditioned, interconnected tents built in May to temporarily handle 1,000 migrants and now holding 800. Attached to the tweet was a screenshot of a two-week old tweet from Chakrabarti responding to another tweet mentioning Rep. Davids. And the same could even be said of the Southern Democrats.
Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff was also attacked for comparing Democratic moderates to segregationists in a tweet, which has since been deleted. She regretted that Ocasio-Cortez was airing her grievances on Twitter instead of meeting with her face-to-face.
Trump and Pelosi have had an up-and-down relationship since she assumed the speakership and has led a House Democratic majority during Trump's third year in office.
"I held the hand of a woman who heaves sobs as she explained her deep fear that at any moment she could fall to the floor in a seizure", Pressley testified.
"What a weak argument, because you can't get your way and because you're getting pushback, you resort to using the race card?"
A Democratic House committee chairman says the Trump administration's now-abandoned policy of separating migrant children from their families as they crossed the U.S. -Mexico border was a tactic to discourage future immigrants but could damage the children for their entire lives.