Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) called President Trump a “monster” Saturday night over his warning to Iran not to attack the United States. Ocasio-Cortez also falsely claimed that Trump threatened to kill “innocent families, women and children.”
Ocasio-Cortez was triggered by Trump warning Iran he had 52 targets, one for each American taken hostage by the Iranian regime in the 1979 Tehran embassy takeover, including sites “at a very high level & important to Iran & the Iranian culture”.
….hundreds of Iranian protesters. He was already attacking our Embassy, and preparing for additional hits in other locations. Iran has been nothing but problems for many years. Let this serve as a WARNING that if Iran strikes any Americans, or American assets, we have…..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2020
Ocasio-Cortez replied, “This is a war crime. Threatening to target and kill innocent families, women and children – which is what you’re doing by targeting cultural sites – does not make you a “tough guy.” It does not make you “strategic.” It makes you a monster.”
This is a war crime.
Threatening to target and kill innocent families, women and children – which is what you’re doing by targeting cultural sites – does not make you a “tough guy.”
It does not make you “strategic.”
It makes you a monster. https://t.co/IjkNO8BD07
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 5, 2020
Earlier Saturday, Ocasio-Cortez retweeted a video clip of herself dancing to the anti-war song, War.
Happy 1 year anniversary to dunking on haters and advocating for peace✌🏽 https://t.co/2d5J9UaZL1
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 4, 2020
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