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.:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BrELOVXlhGs/?utm_source=ig_embed

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.

https://twitter.com/seanmdav/status/1071132922005127169

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:

https://twitter.com/arttavana/status/1071137728505380864

https://twitter.com/germanrlopez/status/1071140838439354369

 

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