But in the Democratic-led House, the Iran measure was one of several that were vital to securing support from liberal members, who had warned they might vote against the must-pass legislation. Cortez should treat Nancy Pelosi with respect, she should not be doing what she's doing. I'm glad Congress took this step to help restore our constitutional obligation to do our job when it comes to matters of authorizing war.
"What was worse about it was the fact that there were American flags hanging all over the facility", she said.
"I don't think Nancy can let that go on".
In response, another Demo person of more color, Rep. William Lacy Clay of Missouri, fired back at AOC, saying it was asinine for Ocasio-Cortez and her "squad" to accuse Pelosi of racism. "And we have a big fight, and we're in the arena and that's all I'm going to say on the subject". "It shows they have no sensibility to different members from our caucus".
But she stood by her criticism that Ocasio-Cortez and other first-term firebrands shouldn't be criticizing other House Dems on Twitter. Diversity is our strength.More news: Karnataka political crisis | Trinamool organises Opposition protest in Parliament
"But 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", she added.
Pelosi defended her scolding of Ocasio-Cortez and said she was doing her job as leader of the party by dressing down one of New York Democrat's staff for a tweet that essentially referred to some Democratic lawmakers as segregationists. Unity is our power.
Departing the White House, Trump told reporters without evidence that Ocasio-Cortez' account of women being told to drink from a toilet was "a phony story she made it up".
Members grumbled that the feud between the speaker and the Bronx Democrat was a needless distraction. I don't think people have to be personally racist to enable a racist system.
After her dressing down of social media manners in Wednesday's meeting, Pelosi said her members were upset by comments from the unelected staffer.More news: People and animals evacuated as raging fire burns 3,000 acres in Maui
"She's got such emotional self-control", Welch said.
The row comes amid accusations by AOC and by other freshman democrats, namely: Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Ayanna Pressley of MA.
Iran has said its breaches of the nuclear pact can be reversed if the other parties to the agreement - Germany, France, Britain, China, Russia and the European Union - can come up with enough economic incentives to effectively offset the American sanctions.
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