Last week, Ocasio-Cortez accused Manchin of opposing Democrats‘$ 3.5 trillion infrastructure deal due to climate crisis measures that would upset its large energy providers. He claims he holds it “Weekly scramble with Exxon” and gives lobbyists a “pen to write so -called ‘bipartisan’ fossil fuel bills.”
Manchin responded to CNN on Sunday, saying Ocasio-Cortez’s accusation about Exxon’s meetings was untrue.
“I keep my door open for everyone, “he said.” It’s completely untrue. “
He then complained about Ocasio-Cortez.
“Keep dividing, dividing, dividing,” he said. “I don’t know the girl that well. I really do not want. I met him once, I think, between sets here. But that’s all. So, we didn’t have any conversation. He just assumes and says things because he wants to. “
Ocasio-Cortez responded to Manchin’s comments on Twitter:
Others chimed to explode Manchin’s patronizing comments:
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