This afternoon, the one and only Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted the following message in an attempt to garner support from the anti-border security crowd:
I just had a furloughed worker come visit me in my office. “I work for HUD,” he said. “My family is hurting now th… https://t.co/lczmPvsrWL— Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez)1546972241.0
The only problem is her story can't actually be true. As many have pointed out, government employees won't miss their first paycheck until January 11th.
According to OMB, federal employees, including those who work for HUD, were last paid December 28 (which was the us… https://t.co/bUhd0TuTMO— Friendly Gabriel Malor (@Friendly Gabriel Malor)1546978720.0
The responses to her tweet were gold.
A family of four just flew down on Pegasus, landed on my lawn and screamed “BUILD THE WALL!” The horse then turned… https://t.co/kFK6VI106B— Jesse Kelly (@Jesse Kelly)1546978774.0
@ChrisLoesch "It's not factually correct, but it's morally correct" 😂😂😂😂— Carol Roth (@Carol Roth)1546979933.0
That worker's name? Albert Einstein. https://t.co/RiJa6nwcPk— neontaster (@neontaster)1546979990.0
You'll get 'em next time, AOC.