President Donald Trump told several American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to their native countries.
"Children were being separated from their parents in front of an American flag, women were being called names under an American flag," said Ocasio-Cortez.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has clashed repeatedly with her Democratic colleagues in "The Squad": Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib.
"Remember that time your boss tore babies from their mothers' arms and threw them in cages? Yeah take a seat and keep my name out of your lying mouth," Pressley tweeted.
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan pleaded for more funding at the border, but Michigan congresswoman Rashida Tlaib called it a "broken" system.
"All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world," Pelosi said, referring to the four freshman lawmakers. "But they didn't have any following. They're four people and that's how many votes they got."
We have plenty empirical evidence that shows that cash is one of the most effective ways to alleviate the harms of income instability and poverty.
"It is our duty as members of Congress to pursue the last option we have in this pursuit of justice on behalf of the American people," Tlaib said.
"It's a can of worms, it's a new headache that the president doesn't need, it advances the law into Congress' court," Andrew Napolitano said.
We need to stop separating the fact that we're trying to change peoples' lives for the better, but we have an administration that continues to violate the United States Constitution," the progressive Democrat argued.
Rashida Tlaib tried to end the backlash against her comments about the Holocaust while appearing on "Late Night With Seth Meyers."
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer criticized the attacks against Tlaib, saying Republicans "must stop, and they owe her an apology."
While 86 percent of Democrats and 73 percent of independents said they'd support a candidate who adheres to Islam, less than 40 percent of Republicans would, according to a new poll.
"All of you who are trying to silence me will fail miserably," the Michigan congresswoman tweeted.
The 10 million signatures to impeach Trump represent the biggest online petition campaign in U.S. history, the groups claim.
"And I drink coffee," Ocasio-Cortez said in response to being labeled as part of the "Herbal Tea Party."
While the monthlong celebration of Ramadan began for Muslims over the weekend, so did the deadliest clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in recent years.
The Democratic representative's comments arrived in the wake of Saturday's attack on a synagogue in San Diego.
Polls suggest that progressive policies such as the Green New Deal and Medicare-for-all are actually in line with what the majority of American citizens want their elected lawmakers to support.
The Detroit representative tweeted a photo of herself with the former president following this week's Washington meeting.
Representative Rashida Tlaib sent a letter to her colleagues in the House asking them to support a resolution to investigate Donald Trump for crimes worthy of impeachment.
"Sometimes, some leaders are much too dangerous to leave in power," Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe told MSNBC, "and this may be such a case."
Right-wing radio host Jesse Lee Peterson expressed concern that repressed white Americans may be incited to carry out a New Zealand–like attack in the U.S.
"But at the end of the day, these types of incidents are the result or the fault of the person behind the gun," Alice Stewart said.
"There is real data and information currently, right now on the rise of white supremacy right here in this United States of America," Representative Rashida Tlaib pointed out.
"There may be grounds for removal from office or there may be grounds for indictment after he leaves office that the Congress discovers," Schiff said.
"American troops have been in Afghanistan for nearly 18 years, Iraq since 2003 and in Syria since 2015," Senator Bernie Sanders said.