Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) ripped into Republicans who have yet to acknowledge former Vice President Joe Biden as the indisputable winner of the presidential election, describing it as “selfish” and “reprehensible” while accusing President Donald Trump of “stoking the flames of violence” in his post-election fight.
The New York lawmaker issued a wave of insults to both Trump and her Republican counterparts during a Thursday town hall detailed by Politico.
“It is selfish. It is weak. It is reprehensible,” she said of the view that Trump could emerge as the victor. “What all of these individuals are doing by not acknowledging the results of our election is that they are putting their selfish interests once again ahead of our country.”
“It is sad to see how deep this cowardice goes,” she continued, calling it “quite sad” and “unbecoming. She added that it reflected a “weakness of character.”
Trump, she added, is