Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) went after her GOP colleagues during an Instagram live on Tuesday evening and expressed outrage over Capitol rioters bringing the Confederate flag inside the Capitol, telling GOP members that “white supremacists will never win” and suggesting they resign if they disagree.
“To some of my colleagues who clearly need the reminder: the Confederacy were traitors to our democracy and white supremacists will never win,” Ocasio-Cortez said in a Wednesday tweet, retweeting a clip from her Instagram live the night before.
“If any of you has trouble with that, maybe you should resign because you’re not ready to run an ant farm, let alone serve in Congress,” she added.
During the video, Ocasio-Cortez talked about how those who breached the U.S. Capitol “flew the Confederate flag” for the “first time in American history in the U.S Capitol.”
“It didn’t even make it in during the Civil War.