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Ocasio-Cortez blasts GOP over vote on anti-bigotry resolution

After nearly two dozen Republican lawmakers voted against a U.S. House resolution condemning bigotry, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., posted a tweet criticizing the party’s response.

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“Where’s the outrage over the 23 GOP members who voted NO on a resolution condemning bigotry today?” she wrote. “Oh, there’s none? Did they get called out, raked over, ambushed in the halls and relentlessly asked why not? No? Okay. Got it.”

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Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, one of those legislators who cast a ‘no’ vote this week responded by suggesting the true outrage is that Democrats “put a sham resolution on the floor designed to protect the anti-Semitic hate and bigotry of [Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.]”

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