In a series of tweets over the past two days, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has been grilling House Republicans about whether they asked Donald Trump for a pardon after January 6th.

On Thursday, the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol insurrection revealed for the first time that several House Republicans sought pardons for their plot to overthrow democracy. Aside from Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) no other Republicans have been named yet.

It’s a bombshell revelation because Republicans clearly understood that their plot to overturn the election so Trump could remain in power was illegal. It also explains why they tried so hard to prevent Congress from investigating.

Of course, Republicans are still trying to gaslight the American people and are attacking the committee hearings.

And that drew a response from AOC.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) attacked the hearings by complaining that no hearings have been held to probe Black Lives Matter protests against racial injustice and police brutality. AOC fired back.

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) disgustingly responded to AOC by accusing her of wanting to date him even though she has just gotten engaged to her longtime boyfriend. The New York lawmaker clapped back.

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Co.) also attacked the public hearings by comparing them to the dystopian novel “1984”. Once again, it did not go down very well as AOC even dragged Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) into the thread.

Again, the fact that Republicans begged for pardons makes it clear they understood exactly what they were doing was a conspiracy to undermine an election. We will most likely learn the names of the other Republicans who asked for pardons. But it sounds like AOC has a pretty good idea of who did.

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