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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quotes ‘Drag Race’ in clapback to fact-checkers

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Photo: Congressional portrait

Newly sworn-in congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to fact-checkers accusing them of “bias” and “false equivalency” toward her in their columns surveying her statements.

A Washington Post fact check stated that the congresswoman misinformed her Twitter followers about prospective Pentagon accounting errors.

Related: GOP plan to keep attacking Democrats for being cool continues to backfire

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez quoted current RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars season 4 contestant Monique Hart, “Facts are facts, America” in her comeback.

This isn’t the congresswoman’s first time bringing RuPaul’s Drag Race into the political sphere.

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said if President Obama could pick NCAA basketball teams to kickstart March Madness, then she should have the ability to choose a group for the Queen of ‘19.


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