Uh Oh: AOC Caught Talking With GOP Congressmen After First Vote

  • Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke with two conservative Republican representatives who opposed Kevin McCarthy shortly after the first ballot in voting for a new Speaker of the House.
  • A camera caught Ocasio-Cortez and Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida discussing something in the aftermath of the first vote, during which Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California received only 203 votes, while Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York received 212 votes.
  • Ocasio-Cortez and Gaetz appeared to be cordial during the conversation in the 17-second video, which ended with Gaetz and Ocasio-Cortez walking away from each other.
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