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Chip Roy Demands Apology From AOC For Falsely Claiming That Ted Cruz Almost Had Her “Murdered”

"It is completely unacceptable behavior for a Member of Congress to make this kind of scurrilous charge against another member"


For the last two years, congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has shown herself to be one of the most radical politicians in the United States today.

She’s also proven herself to be one the most dramatic and insincere politicians we’ve ever had.

In the past, her overly dramatic behavior could be ignored or even mocked, but not anymore.

AOC officially crossed a line though, when she accused Ted Cruz of trying to have her “murdered” three weeks ago.

These comments have sparked rightful outrage from conservatives, with many now demanding an apology, or considering more drastic action be taken to punish the congresswoman.

Rep. Chip Roy just demanded that Nancy Pelosi force AOC to apologize for her dangerous rhetoric, and threatened to find alternative means to condemn it otherwise.

Newsweek has more on AOC's coments, and Roy's reaction:

Texas Representative Chip Roy demanded an apology from New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday for a tweet in which Ocasio-Cortez alleged that Texas Senator Ted Cruz almost had her "murdered" during the January riot at the U.S. Capitol building.

Cruz was one of a number of Republicans who challenged the victory of President Joe Biden in the Electoral College during the Congressional confirmation in January. Supporters of former President Donald Trump entered the Capitol building during the count, forcing some lawmakers to shelter in place. Six fatalities have been attributed to the riot.

Ocasio-Cortez made the remark to Cruz after he tweeted his agreement with her over the need to "know more" about the blocking of some stocks by the trading app Robinhood.

"I am happy to work with Republicans on this issue where there's common ground, but you almost had me murdered 3 weeks ago so you can sit this one out," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted in response to Cruz on Thursday. "Happy to work w/ almost any other GOP that aren't trying to get me killed. In the meantime if you want to help, you can resign."

AOC Falsely Calls Ted Cruz an Attempted Murderer

Chip Roy's Letter to Nancy Pelosi Demanding an Apology From AOC

Here's more on Chip Roy's message to Nancy Pelosi from the Washington Examiner:

The accusation of murder crossed a line for Roy, who publicly opposed moves by his Republican colleague to object to electors and attempted to expose hypocrisy in the move through a parliamentary procedure before Jan. 6.

"It has come to my attention that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent out a tweet a few hours ago in which she accused Senator Ted Cruz, in essence, of attempted murder," Roy said in his late Thursday letter.

"As a member of this body who disagreed with 'objections' to the electors and who has expressed publicly my concerns about the events leading to January 6th, it is completely unacceptable behavior for a Member of Congress to make this kind of scurrilous charge against another member in the House or Senate for simply engaging in speech and debate regarding electors as they interpreted the Constitution. I ask you to call on her to immediately apologize and retract her comments," Roy said in the letter.

He continued: "If Representative Ocasio-Cortez does not apologize immediately, we will be forced to find alternative means to condemn this regrettable statement," Roy wrote. "It is my sincere hope that we all stop this heightened rhetoric and move forward to actually do the work the American people sent us here to do."

He did not elaborate on what other kind of action might be taken against Ocasio-Cortez.

AOC is also being criticized heavily on Twitter by conservatives for her vile rhetoric.


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