Following a spirited discussion on Capitol Hill this week between Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Ted Yoho, R-Fla., the latter reportedly left with a crass and personal parting shot.
“Fucking bitch,” he said, according to sources.
Ocasio-Cortez responded that such a confrontation has never happened to her before.
“I’ve never had that kind of abrupt, disgusting kind of disrespect levied at me,” she said.
The congresswoman posted a tweet taking aim directly at her colleague’s behavior and language.
“I never spoke to Rep. Yoho before he decided to accost me on the steps of the nation’s Capitol yesterday,” she tweeted. “Believe it or not, I usually get along fine w/ my GOP colleagues. We know how to check our legislative sparring at the committee door. But hey, ‘b*tches’ get stuff done.”