Editorial: GOP responds to Pelosi attack with cruel, baseless jokes. It’s shameful and disgusting that the Democrats continue to do such despicable things. “
“This is the most disgusting, racist attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar,” Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said on the House floor. “And I’m going to stand with her. I’m going to vote for her. I’m going to stand behind her.”
“The disgusting things that she has said, all the things that she has said, she should not be attacked and should not be smeared like this.”
That’s how Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) described what Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in a Facebook Live video on Wednesday.
“If you like living in a man’s world then be my guest,” Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) said at a Tuesday-morning town hall meeting in his Tucson neighborhood.
Rep. Andy Biggs: “If you like living in a man’s world then be my guest.” pic.twitter.com/DYdUwTqZ8q — CBS News (@CBSNews) February 12, 2019
“I’ve never heard a Democrat say something like that,” said Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), who attended the town hall. “I’ve never heard a Democrat, period, ever do anything like that. It’s disgusting, and in my opinion, a horrible thing she said and a horrible thing she said it.”
Biggs also praised Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar for the “incredible courage” she has shown over the last year.
“I admire that courage,” said Biggs, according to the Washington Examiner. “That’s all that really matters, is that courage.”
“I’m proud to be her constituent and I’m proud to be a Republican member of the House who stands behind her, supports her, and believes that what she’s said is outrageous and that she ought to be condemned for it,” said Gaetz.
“I think she’s very deserving of criticism. I think