U.S. Politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vs. the establishment: Which one has the real problem with truth?

“And whenever I make a mistake, I say, “OK, this was clumsy.” and then I restate what my point was. But it’s— it’s not the same thing as— as the President lying about immigrants. It’s not the same thing, at all.” – the next sentence Cover the quote in context, thanks. https://t.co/e5zHw4uHaw — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 7, 2019

Cillizza responded by claiming he hadn’t had enough space.

 

“And whenever I make a mistake, I say, “OK, this was clumsy.” and then I restate what my point was. But it’s— it’s not the same thing as— as the President lying about immigrants. It’s not the same thing, at all.” – the next sentence

Cover the quote in context, thanks. https://t.co/e5zHw4uHaw

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 7, 2019

As Parker Molloy was perhaps the first to note, that simply wasn’t true:

.@CillizzaCNN – looks like your ‘character count’ argument to avoid including my full quote is straight up wrong.

Also: where are all the “Pinocchios” for Republicans this week (many of whom are much more senior than me) blatantly lying about marginal tax rates? https://t.co/d8VIMLKaYD

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 7, 2019


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