Donald Trump Can't Deal With 'Girl From The Bronx,' Says Democratic Nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

President Donald Trump doesn’t know “how to deal with a girl from the Bronx,”  Democratic Socialist candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Thursday night.

Ocasio-Cortez, who pulled off a stunning victory Tuesday over Democratic mainstay Joe Crowley in New York’s 14th District, was asked about Trump’s response to Crowley’s loss.

The president indicated in a tweet Tuesday night that “Big Trump Hater” Crowley could have saved his seat had he been “nicer, and more respectful, to his president,” ignoring the fact that the 28-year-old Ocasio-Cortez is strongly anti-Trump.

“Wow! Big Trump Hater Congressman Joe Crowley, who many expected was going to take Nancy Pelosi’s place, just LOST his primary election. In other words, he’s out! That is a big one that nobody saw happening. Perhaps he should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President!” Trump tweeted.

“Well, you know, the president is from Queens, and with all due respect—half of my district is from Queens—I don’t think he knows how to deal with a girl from the Bronx,” Ocasio-Cortez told Colbert.

Trump, like Crowley, is from Queens, too. But the president did not fare well in his native borough in 2016. Across the Bronx and Queens, Trump was trounced by Hillary Clinton, who won a total of 870,866 votes to Trump's 187,138.

The heavily blue 14th District, where Democrats outnumber Repbulicans by a margin of six to one, gives Ocasio-Cortez a huge advantage in her showdown in November against Republican Anthony Pappas, who has yet to raise a single campaign dollar or even file the necessary paperwork to raise campaign funds, according to The New York Post.

Following her upset victory, Ocasio-Cortez didn't hesitate to get in her digs at the commander-in-chief, saying there were “serious grounds” to show Trump had violated the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause “from day one” of his administration.

“I think that is, first and foremost, one of the basic elements and violations. And then, once again, it’s hard to predict what’s going to happen over the next few months. There are one or more investigations happening,” she said Wednesday. “But I think from day one we have had violations of the emoluments clause with the presidency.”

The clause prohibits federal officials from accepting gifts from foreign governments, and Trump has been accused of such a violation through his Washington, D.C., hotel.

Ocasio-Cortez’s comments about impeachment stand in contrast to many current congressional Democrats, who have largely avoided running on Trump’s possible removal from office.

GettyImages-984862040 Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates with supporters at a victory party in the Bronx after upsetting incumbent Democratic Representative Joseph Crowley on June 26, 2018 in New York City. Ocasio-Cortez upset Rep. Joseph Crowley in New York’s 14th Congressional District, which includes parts of the Bronx and Queens. Getty Images/Scott Heins

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