Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) Thursday, one day after the socialist “Squad” member called on Senate Democrats to stop “playing patty-cake” with the GOP on a potential infrastructure bill.
“I don’t think she could sell her agenda to her own party, much less find any kind of appeal for that on my side,” McConnell told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.”
Ocasio-Cortez publicly warned the Biden administration and party leadership Wednesday that they could not count on full House Democratic support for an infrastructure package that did not attempt to address climate change.
She also appeared to warn that Democrats are just one untimely death away from losing the 50-50 split, with Vice President Kamala Harris as a tie breaker in their favor.
“During the Obama admin, folks thought we’d have a 60 Dem majority for a while. It lasted 4 months,’ the New York Democrat tweeted. “Dems are burning precious time &