His speech did not mention climate change, and it criticized the Green New Deal platform, co-sponsored by Ocasio-Cortez and embraced by many Democrats, which calls for rapid restructuring of the fossil-fuel dependent US economy.
"To compare the humane work of dedicated men and women of Customs and Border Protection with the horrors of the Holocaust is an outrage", Mr. Pence said Monday at the Christians United for Israel summit in Washington. The Nazis took lives. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of MI and Ayanna Pressley of MA.
"Absolutely, I mean there's a number of experts that say this is ... because it's traumatic", Tlaib toldABC's This Week on July 7 when asked whether she agreed with Ocasio-Cortez's comparison.
"But connecting it to the Holocaust in order to get attention and score political points is lazy and divisive; what we need is real effort and solidarity among people of goodwill to confront the problem", he said.
"This is a political crisis of inaction", Ocasio-Cortez said in a press call announcing her new House resolution.
"This slander of law enforcement was an insult to the 6 million killed in the Holocaust", Pence said.
"It should be condemned by every American of every political party everywhere!"
She then defended the exhaust of social media by herself and her fellow learners in Congress, over the extra old - and most frequently costlier and time-ingesting - programs preferred by longer-serving lawmakers.
"All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world".
"It is essential to who we are as a nation and how we meet the needs of the American people", Pelosi said of the census.
Saikat Chakrabarti, the chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a link to a website accepting donations for Cuellar's challenger in June, adding caustically, "Cuellar votes with Trump more than some Republicans ..." Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) for voting against a bill that provided humanitarian assistance to migrants detained at the border. It follows in the wake of the Green New Deal, another largely symbolic resolution sponsored by Ocasio-Cortez and Sen.
Pelosi's letter came after a Sunday announcement of the coming month's floor schedule from House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.), which did not include any specific immigration legislation.
"You know they're just salty about World Health Organization is wielding the power to shift "public sentiment" these days, sis", Omar wrote on Twitter.
Despite the criticism, some journalists and politicians came to Ocasio-Cortez's defense, saying that they agreed with her characterization of the border facilities.