AOC says Democrats were ‘never saving’ Kevin McCarthy’s speakership bid to Matt Gates when he was spotted chatting in the House

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was spotted chatting with Matt Gates on the house floor on Tuesday.

  • She was also seen talking to Paul Gosser, who posted an anime clip of himself killing her in 2021.

  • Ocasio-Cortez told reporters their conversation was about voting for the presidency.

In a rare exhibit Tuesday, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was spotted talking to the most unlikely of her congressional colleagues, Florida Rep. Matt Gates and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosser. it was done.

Ocasio-Cortez was seen speaking briefly with Gaetz on the floor of Congress on Tuesday. Their conversation was strange, Given how they collided And how progressive Congressmen and House Freedom Caucus members differ ideologically.

talk interceptOcasio-Cortez, Gates trying to convince the Republicans that House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy, who is currently vying for the role of Speaker of the House, can make a deal with the Democrats to get her a job. I told her that I was there.

In response, Ocasio-Cortez says he told Gates that Democrats would not help McCarthy. in three separate votes on tuesday. And by the third ballot, the number of people voting against him had increased.

“McCarthy was suggesting we could get the Democrats to leave to lower the threshold,” Ocasio-Cortez told The Intercept. .”

In another bizarre incident, Ocasio-Cortez was also seen sitting next to Gother, talking to him, nodding and smiling.

Ocasio Cortez said semaphore On Tuesday, Gosar also approached her and asked if Democrats could help secure the presidency by leaving Congress and lowering the voting threshold.Ocasio-Cortez told Semafor she added that he had told Gosar the same thing he had told Gaetz: her party would not help McCarthy.

ABC Reporter Gabe Ferris I also told Ocasio-Cortez about her and Gosar’s conversation. The New York State Rep. told Ferris he would “never” walk away to make way for McCarthy and would support Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries.

The congressman has a storied history with Gosar. Posted Violent Anime Clips describe yourself kill her This video prompted Ocasio-Cortez to call Gosar “The creepy member I work with fundraising for a neo-Nazi group” He shared a “fantasy video” of himself killing her. stripped of commission by a Democratic-led Congress. He has since refused to apologize for posting the video. Compare his accusations with those of Alexander Hamilton.

Ocasio-Cortez told Semafor on Tuesday that Gosar did not apologize for the video during Tuesday’s conversation.

For his part, Gosar joked about the exchange, posting a screenshot of him and Ocasio-Cortez smiling during their conversation.

“So I say, ‘The internal combustion engine was an engineering miracle that people take for granted today…’,” Gossar tweeted.

Gosar wrote in another tweet On Tuesday, he and Ocasio-Cortez discussed “the issue of previous speakerships having too much authority, thus minimizing each member’s potential contribution to the House debate.” The congressman declined to say whether he and Ocasio-Cortez had agreed on the matter.

AOC’s Gaetz-Gosar huddle sparks intrigue and outrage

Ocasio-Cortez’s conversation with Gaetz and Gosar sparked an intrigue. Liberal Twitter account Meidas Touch tweeted on tuesday Someone should get a lip reader to decipher Gates and Ocasio-Cortez conversations.

Meanwhile, the conversation angered right-wing lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Rebuke Gosar and Gates Green murmured “Making plans with Democrats is not what Republicans should do,” he said on Tuesday. Green also expressed concern that Gates, Gosar and Ocasio-Cortez found common ground in not supporting McCarthy. Tweet On Tuesday: “First Gates and Goode, now Gother. They never speak to her.”

Representatives for Gaetz, Gosar, Greene and Ocasio-Cortez did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.

Meanwhile, the House failed to elect a speaker on Tuesday A right-wing Republican who rebelled against McCarthy and refused to support his speaker’s bid. for the first time in a century that the House has not elected a Speaker on its first ballot;

Voting is currently scheduled to continue on Wednesday.

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