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Thu Apr 11, 2019, 03:04 AM

Ohio College Republican Federation calls AOC a 'domestic terrorist,' then apologizes

An email sent by the Ohio College Republican Federation called a prominent Democratic congresswoman a "domestic terrorist."

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York tweeted about the incident, calling the rhetoric dangerous and adding such incidents lead to spikes in death threats made against her.




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This puts me in danger every time.

Almost every time this uncalled for rhetoric gets blasted by conserv. grps, we get a spike in death threats to refer to Capitol Police.

Multiple ppl have been arrested trying to harm me, Ilhan, & others.

@GOP, what’s it going to take to stop?Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez added,


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In a fundraising email today, the @OhioCRs describe @AOC as a “domestic terrorist” — a term often reserved for the likes of Timothy McVeigh and people who kill children in their school classrooms
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The Ohio College Republican Federation could not immediately be reached Wednesday evening, but the organization tweeted an apology shortly before 9 p.m., about two hours after Ocasio-Cortez's tweet.

"The OCRF does not condone the unauthorized email sent out in our name," the organization wrote. "We apologize to Congresswoman Ocascio-Cortez for the use of unacceptable language in this email, and we do not approve of the message conveyed."

Read more: https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2019/04/10/ocrf-calls-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-domestic-terrorist-apologizes/3430406002/

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