The Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez he prefers to keep Senator Ted Cruz at a distance.
This Thursday, the Republican agreed with the lawmaker’s request to investigate the stock exchange application Robin Hood after this it will block the purchase of shares of GameStop and AMC, companies that are in the middle of the fight between retail investors and big hedge funds.
AOC said on Twitter that he did not understand the “decision of Robinhood to block purchases of shares by retail investors while investment funds are free to trade with the shares they consider” so he asked for a hearing in the Chamber to discuss the issue with the stock exchange application .
Senator Cruz agreed with the claim by citing the AOC tweet.
“I agree,” Cruz wrote.
Network users commented on how what happened with GameStop and Robinhood managed to unite politicians from gambling shores like AOC and Cruz.
But the New Yorker cares little that Cruz supports one of her causes.
“I am happy to work with the Republicans on this issue where there is common ground, but you almost got me they will assassinate 3 weeks agoyes, ”AOC wrote in reference to the assault on the Capitol. “I would be happy to work with almost any other member of the Republican Party that I’m not trying to get killed. In the meantime, if you want to help, you can quit ”.
I am happy to work with Republicans on this issue where there’s common ground, but you almost had me murdered 3 weeks ago so you can sit this one out.
Happy to work w / almost any other GOP that aren’t trying to get me killed.
In the meantime if you want to help, you can resign. https://t.co/4mVREbaqqm
– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 28, 2021
Cruz regretted the words of AOC when asked about it.
“There is a lot of partisan anger and rage on the Democratic side. It is not healthy for our country, it certainly does not promote healing or unityBut everyone has to decide how they want to interact with others, ”Cruz told Capitol reporters.
GameStop was up 400% this week and 1,750% since the beginning of the year, a blazing rise to which numerous users of Reddit “trolling” funds like Melvin Capital, who had invested large amounts in “short” options to profit from their stock market crash.