AOC: Reduced Aid to Israel 'On the Table' After Netanyahu's Re-election

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez D-N.Y. stands outside the U.S Capitol in Washington D.C. on Nov. 14 2018. Bloomberg

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez D-N.Y. stands outside the U.S Capitol in Washington D.C. on Nov. 14 2018. Bloomberg

She also criticized Netanyahu as a "Trump-like figure".

"I think it is certainly on the table".

"I actually think that social media poses a public health risk to everybody", Ocasio-Cortez said.

"They'll find somebody to challenge her in that district... somebody more moderate I think will take her lights out".

"At the end of the day we all need to treat each other as colleagues with respect", said Rep. Barr in front of a crowd at a Madison County Golden Corral on Monday.

"And I think that-and I also acknowledge my role in this as well in that I hope to play a facilitating role in this conversation and a supportive role in this conversation, but I also know there are people that have been leading on this for a long time, like Congresswoman [Betty] McCollum", she continued.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses supporters as election results are announced in Tel Aviv, April 09, 2019.

Asked for her "top three" of Trump's supposedly impeachable offenses, Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday cited Trump's alleged violations of the Constitution's Emoluments Clause - "I think it's always been about that, for me" - tax fraud, and then the recent reports that Trump told Customs and Border Protection Commissioner (now acting DHS secretary) Kevin McAleenan that he would pardon him if McAleenan was found to have broken the law on Trump's behalf. Betty McCollum even has a proposal that she's advanced asking the us not to fund child detention, Israeli child detention of Palestinian children.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem undefeated when it comes to laying waste to trolls on Twitter.

"We recommend she engage with Dem leaders Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, & Congressman Ted Deutch before contemplating the future of United States military aid to Israel. Do you believe this should affect US policy to the state of Israel?" co-host Michael Isikoff asked.

However, she also admitted she was not an expert on the subject when asked about it by PBS in July, before she was elected. "I grew up with that Yankees dream team, like, [Derek] Jeter, [Jorge] Posada, like, Mariano Rivera", she said. "I just look at things through a human rights lens and I may not use the right words ..."

It's an especially fraught issue for Ocasio-Cortez, whose congressional district spans parts of the two teams' home boroughs, the Bronx and Queens.

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