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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rips Fox News for ‘Repeating Lies’ After Segment Mocking Her Struggle to Pay Rent

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is slamming Fox News for ridiculing her claims about her housing situation before her imminent move to Washington.

Ocasio-Cortez told The New York Times that she’s not sure how she’ll be able to afford rent on a D.C. apartment until her congressional salary goes into effect about three months from now.

The comment was referenced America’s Newsroom on Friday, and Ocasio-Cortez is taking issue with how they conducted the segment.

The first complaint was directed towards Sandra Smith for incorrectly pronouncing her name — despite the fact that she’s been a prominent public figure for some time now. (Smith pronounced it Oh-kay-see-oh instead of the correct Oh-kah-see-oh]

Ocasio-Cortez also wasn’t happy with the snickering throughout the segment, and she insists that she leads a modest lifestyle despite the skepticism and dismissive tone taken by several of the panelists.

Watch above, via Fox News.

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