Ms. Pressley echoed Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Writing on twitter That she did not feel safe sheltering with some MPs.
“The second thing I realized was that our ‘safe room’ from the violent white supremacist mob included traitors, white supremacists, anti-masked members of Congress, who instigated the mob at first, I passed out,” Ms. Pressley he said.
Both Ms. Ocasio-Cortez and Ms. Pressley are members of “The Squad”, a group of four progressive congresses of color. He has been verbally attacked by conservatives and presidents for his policies.
Colorado Representative Lauren Boebert criticized Democrats Tweeting about speaker Nancy Pelosi’s location During the attack, despite instructions by security officials not to disclose their whereabouts to lawmakers. Ms. Boebert later dismissed the seriousness of her actions.
“They accused me of live-tweeting the Speaker’s presence after he was safely removed from the Capitol, as if I were revealing some big secret, when in fact this takedown was also being broadcast on TV. , “Ms. Boebert said in a statement on Monday.
In the week, to siege Capitol, Ms. Boebert, an avid gun-rights activist, released an advertisement announcing that she would take her Glock along the streets of Washington to work with her. On Wednesday, heading to the House chamber for impeachment votes, Ms. Boebert created a spectacle by pushing her way through metal detectors, which were installed as part of heightened security measures after the attack, and police. To ignore the officers who asked him to stop. .
Ms. Boebert and other freshman Republicans, such as Marjorie Taylor Green of Georgia and Madison Kowthorne of North Carolina, have questioned lawbreakers to protect them from violence, intruders or coronaviruses.
“I didn’t know if I was going to survive it until the end of the day,” Ms. Ocasio-Cortez said during her livestream. “Not only in a general sense, but also in a very specific sense.”
Luke broadwater Contributed to reporting.