Democratic leadership compromises Rep. Remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compares facilities to detention at the southern border of concentration camps, according to Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.
Ocasio-Cortez's comments on an Instagram live- Tuesday's streaming does not also value history and ignores what happened during the Holocaust, Cheney said Tuesday in "The Story."
"This is a total disregard for the facts, especially about the Holocaust, but you also see the extent to which his colleagues and people should lead the Democrats to the House – Pelosi Spokesman, Steny Hoyer – does not stand up and criticize what he says and condemn comments, "said House chairman Republican Caucus.
waiting for his fellow fresh, I wait for his party's leaders to stand up and say they disagree because surely, they ought to disagree. This is a shameful set of sentences. "
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Cheney said that some Democratic lawmakers have previously delivered historical contexts to make political point, but Ocasio-Cortez is doing this action to the next level.
"Our history is long, when you return, to people who are zealous zealots who ignore history, ignoring facts, to promote their cause, "he said.
" What's new is that we have something from a member of Congress who really seems to be the intellectual leader of House Democrats. "
" We should not be in a situation where a person is carrying the Holocaust into this public discourse, especially diminishing what has happened, especially preventing the memories of those who are lost. "
In his comments, Ocasio-Cortez strongly criticizes the existence of such detention centers.
" That's exactly what they are. These are concentration camps, "he says.
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Earlier in the day, Cheney and Ocasio -Cortez traded barbs on Twitter.] "And for those Republicans who do not know the difference: the concentration camps are not the same as death camps," Ocasio-Cortez wrote to get things rolling . "Concentration camps are considered by experts as the" detention of mass civilians without trial. & # 39; And that's exactly what this administration does. "
Cheney replied shortly after:" Please @AOC do us all a favor and spend just a few minutes studying some actual history. 6 million Jews were cut off in the Holocaust. You prevent their memory and despise yourself in comments like this. "
Ocasio-Cortez quickly returned the service to his fellow Republicans quickly."
"Hey Rep. Cheney, since you love to educate me, & # 39; I'm curious: What do you call building mass retirement camps without trial? How do you wear DHS mass separation to thousands of children at the border from their parents? "
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help you educate @ AOC You can start with the testimonies of @ survivor's survivor.I also recommend Elie Wiesel's Night. link to Amazon to make it easy for you to buy. "
Fox News reports contributed to Anna Hopkins in this report.