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Liz Cheney responds AOC comments to ‘concentration camps’
Democratic leadership needs to Wyoming to condemn Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez finishes the comparison of the prisons along the southern border in the concentration camps, according to Rep. Liz Cheney, R -.
Ocasio-Cortez’ remarks during a Instagram-live-stream on Tuesday, the lack of respect for the history and ignore what happened during the Holocaust, Cheney said Tuesday on “The story”.
“It is a complete disregard for the facts, especially about the Holocaust, but also you can see the extent to which your colleagues and the people who, allegedly, one of the leading Democrats in the House, Speaker Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, not to stand up and criticize what she says, and condemn these comments,” the house Republican Caucus Chairman said.
“I’m waiting for your fellow freshmen, I’m waiting for the leader of their party, to stand up, and say you agree, because, of course, you should not agree to. It is a shameful was Mende series of comments.”
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Cheney claimed that some of the democratic legislators thrown previously set aside the historical context, a political statement, but Ocasio-Cortez such a action takes place on the next level.
“We have a long history, if you go back to people who ignore the left of the zealots of history, ignoring of facts, to trace their causes,” she claimed.
“What is new is that we go from one member of Congress who seems to really be the spiritual leader of the Democrats in the house.”
“We should never be in a situation where someone is bringing up the Holocaust, what happened in this public discourse, especially on the decline, is particularly demeaning to the memories of people who are lost.”
In her speech, Ocasio-Cortez, strongly criticises the fact that the presence of such prisons.
“That is exactly what they are. They are concentration camps,” she said.
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Earlier in the day, Cheney and Ocasio-Cortez traded barbs on Twitter.
“And for the screaming Republicans, who don’t know the difference: the concentration camp are the same as the concentration camps end,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote to get things rolling. “Concentration camps are, by experts as ‘the mass detention of civilians without trial.’ And that is exactly what this government is doing.”
Cheney replied shortly after: “Please @AOC, do us all a favor and just spend a few minutes learning the actual history. 6 million Jews were exterminated in the Holocaust. You demean their memory and disgrace yourself with comments like this.”
Not to be upstaged, Ocasio-Cortez serve to quickly return to their Republican counterparts.
“Hey Rep. Cheney, since you’re so eager to” educate me,’ I’m curious: what do YOU call the structure of the mass camps of people imprisoned without trial? How would you like the DHS, the mass separation of thousands of children dress up at the border by their parents?” She tweeted.
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Rep. Cheney replied then: “Happy to help educate you about @AOC. You could start with the @yadvashem testimonies of survivors. I also recommend night by Elie Wiesel. Here is an Amazon link to buy it easy for you.”
Fox News’ Anna Hopkins contributed to this report.