Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is probably not over President Trump calling her out a few days ago when he said this: “The Green New Deal, done by a young bartender, 29 years old,” also referring to her as “a young bartender, wonderful young woman.”
Trump was speaking at a House Republicans at a dinner on Tuesday when he brought up AOC’s Green New Deal for U.S. efforts to combat climate change.
On Wednesday, the House passed legislation to requesting President Trump’s past tax returns. AOC weighed in on that with this snarky tweet:
Congress: “We’re going to need a copy of the President’s tax returns from 2013-2018.”
45: “No, I’m ‘under audit.’ ”
Congress: “We didn’t ask you.”
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) April 3, 2019
While we on the snark train, show me a law that says the President is required to provide his or her tax return to Congress, for any reason.
After Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his Russia investigation found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, some Democrats have been continuing efforts to investigate the president’s business dealings and other actions.
Ocasio-Cortez’s tweet referred to the House Ways and Means Committee’s request to the IRS for six years of the president’s tax records.
During the election, Trump broke the long-standing tradition of presidential candidates releasing their tax returns, saying they were under audit. He has continued to dodge the issue as president.
Congressional Republicans claim with their IRS request Democrats have “weaponized” the tax law.
AOC realized that her Green No Deal isn’t going anywhere so she decided to focus on something that still won’t go anywhere with these tax returns. Great use of time not to mention extremely disrespectful attitude towards a sitting President.
AOC has yet to figure out that “House of Representatives Representative” doesn’t equal “Supreme Leader of the United States.” She was elected because her constituents want things like better roads and schools, and they got a proposal to reinvent America and our entire way of life fundamentally.
What AOC and the other Dems don’t realize is that they will need a court order to see President Trump’s tax returns. Tax information is only provided under very limited conditions. IRC 6103(i)(1) provides that, under court order, return information may be shared with law enforcement agencies for investigation and prosecution of non-tax criminal laws.
Democrats are just “going after” the President to get him out of the White House. They continue to use the Federal Government to go after their political opponents. Anyone with an IQ above 80 understands this, and then there are liberals.
It sounds like they are working for an adversary nation, like China. The FBI better start investigating them right away, because the suspicion of treason is a very, very serious thing, according to Andrew McCabe and James Comey and John Brennan.