WASHINGTON — She has been called worse things, but New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn’t about to let a foul-mouthed congressman slide after calling her a vulgar name because she said his verbal attack was bigger than both of them.
The name-calling narrative stretched into a fourth day Thursday after Ocasio-Cortez took to the House floor to officially reject Florida Rep. Ted Yoho’s apology after calling her a “fucking bitch” — and to attack the sexist, dangerous culture from which such hate speech stems.
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