A Transcript of AOC’s Remarks On Being Called a “F*cking B*itch”

Jeremy Fassler
6 min readJul 23, 2020
Photograph courtesy of the Associated Press

Two days ago, Florida Congressman Ted Yoho called Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “fucking bitch” in front of reporters at the U.S. Capitol. Following the backlash, Yoho apologized from the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday, but many, including AOC, criticized him for not taking proper responsibility for his actions.

Jeremy Fassler

Freelance writer and journalist. Bylines: The New York Times, The Atlantic, Mother Jones, etc. Co-author of The Deadwood Bible with Matt Zoller Seitz.