Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezPolice say man trespassed into Ocasio-Cortez's office Police say man trespassed into Ocasio-Cortez's office Ocasio-Cortez starts petition to repeal Hyde Amendment MORE (D-N.Y.) called President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump defends Stephanopolous interview Trump defends Stephanopolous interview Buttigieg on offers of foreign intel: 'Just call the FBI' MORE's "bluff" Sunday, responding to his earlier tweet citing her while defending himself against impeachment.
"Mr. President, you're from Queens. You may fool the rest of the country, but I'll call your bluff any day of the week," the freshman Democrat tweeted.
"Opening an impeachment inquiry is exactly what we must do when the President obstructs justice, advises witnesses to ignore legal subpoenas and more," she said.
Mr. President, you’re from Queens.
You may fool the rest of the country, but I’ll call your bluff any day of the week.
Opening an impeachment inquiry is exactly what we must do when the President obstructs justice, advises witnesses to ignore legal subpoenas, & more.June 17, 2019
Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday morning on ABC's This Week that Democrats have a "very real risk of losing the presidency to Donald Trump." In the same interview, she renewed a push to begin impeachment hearings saying the pressure to impeach grows every day.
Trump selectively quoted Ocasio-Cortez's interview, tweeting he "agrees" and his potential win is "the only reason they play the impeach card."
At least 61 Democrats are calling for impeachment. House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiElection security bills face GOP buzzsaw Election security bills face GOP buzzsaw Dems eye repeal of Justice rule barring presidential indictments MORE (D-Calif.) has consistently maintained that the House will not begin impeachment inquiries at this time.