VIDEO: Chap Slap: ‘Squad’ member slams McCarthy over ChapStick auction

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) blasted House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Wednesday after the California Republican gave updates on the latest debt negotiations, blaming Democrats for being “extreme.”

“If AOC and Bernie Sanders is going to run their party, that’s not my fault,” McCarthy told White House reporters Wednesday morning. “I’m not even sure Bernie Sanders is a registered Democrat.”

“I can’t help it if the Democrats have become so extreme, and now it’s a party of Bernie Sanders than the party where Joe Biden was elected,” McCarthy said to reporters. “Joe Biden is the president of the United States. He is the head Democrat.”

Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Wednesday, “This guy swooned yesterday over MTG giving him $100k for a tube of cherry chapstick that touched his lips, so now he’s projecting his insecurity about it on TV. Sorry, bud. The only person here holding the entire US economy hostage because they’ve completely lost control is you.”

After the auction, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene told Politico, “I’m honored to be able to donate $100,000 to the [National Republican Congressional Committee] to help Republicans increase our majority in 2024 and defeat the Democrats.”

Politico reporter Oliva Beavers tweeted Tuesday, “NEW: During GOP conference today, House Rs did about a 15-min fundraising auction for chapstick used by Speaker McCarthy. The winner: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), whose winning bid was $100,000, her Spox confirms to me.”

“Others bid on it as well, but MTG ultimately won: And as bidding went on, McCarthy would sweeten the deal, throwing in agreeing to attend a dinner with donors/supporters for whoever wins, Spox confirmed. The chapstick specifically was a Rep. Aaron Bean campaign chapstick. The chapstick! Told the flavor is cherry!”

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