One of the rising stars in the democratic party, american, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has sharply reined in Thursday, in a fiery speech to Congress, an elected republican accused of having launched an insult to the gender.
The elect of the House of representatives Ted Yoho had “excused” the day before, also in the chamber for the tone ” abrupt “, adopted during a brief exchange Monday, with his fellow democrat.
But he was again denied having uttered ” fucking slut “, as reported by a journalist from the information website political The Hill, a witness to the scene. “Being married for 45 years and the father of two daughters, I am very aware of my words,” he assured.
These denials have won him a flock of green wood on the part of the interested. “Having a daughter does not make a man suitable. Having a woman does not make a man suitable. Treat people with dignity and respect is what makes a suitable man “has launched the” AOC ” in front of their colleagues.
The youngest of the Congress, 30 years of age, a figure of the left wing of the democratic party, was then pointed out that it, too, ” was the daughter of someone.” “Fortunately, my father is no longer here to see how Mr. Yoho discusses his daughter “, she added with an anger barely contained.
“I will not let the Congress accept these excuses as legitimate, she still tancé.
On Monday, Mr. Yoho had approached his sister on the steps of Congress to reproach him with remarks tying the rise of crime in New York city, poverty increased by the pandemic.
He had accused her of being “crazy” and ” disgusting “. It continued on its way, he had insulted her with the English term ” fucking bitch “, according to the journalist witness of the scene.
The elected republican is talking to himself and just said ” bullshit “, that is to say, ” bullshit “, had then assured the spokesperson.
These denials have not convinced, and the leader of the democratic majority in the House, Steny Hoyer, had estimated that Mr. Yoho should be sanctioned by his peers.