Reps. Crenshaw and Ocasio-Cortez duke it out on Twitter

by | Sep 4, 2019 | Gun violence, Politics


Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that among his reasons to oppose universal background checks is has to do with his friends.

Crenshaw was responding to a story about a woman using a handgun to defend herself against five would-be robbers.

But Crenshaw’s comments led to a backlash, including from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who wrote on Wednesday:

Crenshaw snapped back:

To which Ocasio-Cortez replied:

Photo Credit: Reps. Crenshaw and Ocasio-Cortez

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