AOC blasts pro-Israel group for ‘targeting’ congresswomen ‘who have survived sexual assault’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) slammed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee after its social media post included her and other progressive Democrats.

AIPAC’s X account was responding to new evidence detailing sexual violence perpetrated by Hamas during its Oct. 7, 2023, attack on Israel. The pro-Israel group tagged the accounts of Ocasio-Cortez and eight other House Democrats, claiming the demand for a ceasefire in Gaza only “keeps these rapist monsters armed and in power,” referring to Hamas. The New York Democrat responded harshly, finding the post insensitive because some of those tagged allegedly have been victims of sexual assault.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) reacts as she looks at a smartphone at the House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

“It is appalling that
Read more…

Please follow and like us: