Ocasio-Cortez Hit With Ethics Violation Before She Even Takes Office

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit with ethics complaint

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been hit with her first ethics violation, one month before she has taken office. 

Ocasio-Cortez threatened to abuse the powers of her elected office to retaliate against Donald Trump Jr. on Friday after the president’s son jokingly posted a meme trolling her on his Instagram account.

Dailywire.com reports: “I have noticed that Junior here has a habit of posting nonsense about me whenever the Mueller investigation heats up,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “Please, keep it coming Jr – it’s definitely a “very, very large brain” idea to troll a member of a body that will have subpoena power in a month.”

“Have fun!” she concluded.

Ocasio-Cortez’s tweet came in response to this Instagram post from Trump Jr.:


Almost immediately, numerous political analysts, commentators, and pundits noted that Ocasio-Cortez’s comments likely constituted an ethics violation.

“It’s worth noting that the official House Ethics Manual explicitly prohibits the kind of threat that @Ocasio2018 just issued against @DonaldJTrumpJr for his refusal to support her political agenda,” The Federalist’s Sean Davis wrote on Twitter.


A source close to Donald Trump Jr. told The Daily Wire that they expect an ethics complaint will be filed.

Here are some of the most notable responses to Ocasio-Cortez’s tweet:





  1. The classic clown Cortez is at it again….. if she thinks she can play this game….. we could even sell tickets to this one.. it’s gonna get good. How possibly stupid can she get…. well every time she talks… she seems to be taking it as a challenge like “hold my beer, watch this”….

  2. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Hit With Ethics Violation Before She Even Takes Office.
    Ocasio-Cortez: I Object! I don’t have any Ethics.

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