“In using that language in front of the press, he gave permission to use that language against his wife, his daughters, women in his community, and I am here to stand up to say that is not acceptable,” she said.
"Having a daughter does not make a man decent. "The word I use for them is 'condescending' in addition to being disrespectful," Pelosi said. There’s this really false idea that if you care about makeup or if your interests are in beauty and fashion, that that’s somehow frivolous.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to the House floor Thursday morning to admonish the insults hurled at her by Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., earlier this week. She described his remarks as making "excuses for his behavior.". (Note: The video includes the profanity. "This issue is not about one incident. She reprimanded Yoho for using his family members as a "shield" for his foul language. He’s been married to his childhood sweetheart Carolyn for 45 years, and is pro-life. And I am here because I have to show my parents that I am their daughter and that they did not raise me to accept abuse from men.". Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seen here in March, spoke on the House floor Thursday to address vulgar and sexist comments she says were directed at her by a Republican colleague. i love aoc ##aoc ##feminism ##blm ##acab ##FootlongShuffle ##GhostMode ##fyp ##foryou ##empowered ##makeup ##leftist ##voteblue ##prochoice ##blue. “Femininity has power, and in politics there is so much criticism and nitpicking about how women and femme people present ourselves,” she explained in an August Vogue feature. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Florida Rep. Ted Yoho address the heated exchange they had on the House steps, where Yoho allegedly called her a f**king bitch. hide caption. Watch her remarks here. ♬ REGISTER TO VOTE aoc x humble - i cant bodyroll. "What my colleague from Florida did was unacceptable," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. "It was violent. ", Republican responds to calling a colleague “disgusting” & a “f—ing b*tch” w/ “I cannot apologize for my passion” and blaming others.I will not teach my nieces and young people watching that this an apology, and what they should learn to accept.Yoho is refusing responsibility. https://t.co/BKzJa7KUBW, Ocasio-Cortez said Yoho's comments on Wednesday prompted her to address the controversy. Video Of AOC On Yoho's Insults: 'I Could Not Allow That To Stand' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., addressed a public confrontation she had with Rep. Ted Yoho, R … Several days later, AOC delivered an impactful speech, addressing the toxic consequences of Yoho’s actions and the sexism women regularly face. "I don't understand that we're going to take another hour on the floor to debate whether the apology was good enough or not.". AOC’s impactful speech was widely shared online, with other women commending her for standing up against Yoho’s aggression and recognizing the sexism and misogyny that women face while dealing with men’s aggression.
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TikTokers' Makeup Videos Feature AOC’s Powerful Response To Rep. YoHo's Sexist Attack The videos celebrate AOC’s iconic July 2020 speech, in which she addressed the toxic consequences for others of Yoho’s actions and the sexism women regularly face. And I do believe he needs to apologize. He said he "cannot apologize for my passion" over the issue of poverty, having experienced it himself. Having a wife does not make a decent man. Yoho called AOC “disgusting” and a “"f*cking b*tch,” which she also later confirmed. "There's no limit to the disrespect or the lack of acknowledgement of the strength of women and nothing is more wholesome for our government, for our politics, for our country, than the increased participation of women and women will be treated with respect," she said. He called me crazy. We Insist: A Timeline Of Protest Music In 2020, Tammy Duckworth's Stock Rises As A Possible VP Choice After High-Profile Weeks, GOP Senators And White House Still Discussing Final Details Of Coronavirus Aid Bill, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Launches Political Group To Boost Progressive Candidates. On the allegation that he used a pejorative, Yoho said, "Having been married for 45 years with two daughters, I'm very cognizant of my language. Her response came after Yoho offered a non-apology from the House floor on Wednesday, saying, quote, “I cannot apologize for my passion,” and never naming Ocasio-Cortez directly. Ocasio-Cortez, a key voice in the progressive movement and a frequent target of Republicans, said that kind of verbal abuse isn't new and she's concerned about an increasing acceptance of dehumanizing and misogynistic language toward women. He called me out of my mind. In honor of Ocasio-Cortez’s birthday on Tuesday, TikTokers filmed themselves putting on fierce makeup looks over a mash-up of audio of AOC’s July speech about Rep. Ted Yoho’s aggression and Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble.” In the speech on the House floor, Yoho’s aggression and subsequent non-apology, and addressed the sexism women face at work and in their everyday lives. "In America, I know people make mistakes. I could not allow that to stand," she said. Williams has denied hearing or participating in the incident. "I could not allow my nieces, I could not allow the little girls that I go home to, I could not allow victims of verbal abuse, and worse, to see that. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jul/23/aoc-speech-video-ted-yoho But I actually think these are some of the most substantive decisions that we make—and we make them every morning.”, we stan AOC##aoc##fyp##biden2020##debate##GhostMode ##fyp##makeup. And he called me dangerous," she said.
My father, thankfully, is not alive to see how Mr. Yoho treated his daughter," she went on to say. It is a culture of lack of impunity, of accepting of violence and violent language against women and an entire structure of power that supports that," she said. It was sexist. has adjusted to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bear caught on video nudging sleeping man's foot. Then, as The Hill first reported, Yoho was overheard using a vulgar insult often aimed at women. TikTokers are celebrating Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) by posting makeup videos over audio of her powerful response to a verbal attack by a colleague earlier this year.