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Conservatives reportedly mocked Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after she cited her high school science fair in a Twitter conversation with Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, the Daily Caller reports.
Ocasio-Cortez criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to name Vice President Mike Pence as the head of the Coronavirus task force.
AOC claimed Pence does not believe in science.
Cruz responded by asking the freshman congresswoman a series of scientific questions that were at odds with her ideology:
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Ocasio-Cortez responded with a few insults and her resume — and among the scientific achievements, she listed her high school science fair.
Ocasio-Cortez’s conservative critics were not impressed with her accomplishments.
Cruz, after criticizing Ocasio-Cortez for failing to answer his questions, offered his own take on her science fair achievement.