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Ocasio-Cortez, Democrats blast GOP on House floor for ‘culture’ of sexism

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday morning accused a Republican colleague of perpetuating a “culture” of sexism on Capitol Hill, using an unusual speech on the House floor to denounce Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) following their tense encounter at the Capitol three days before.

“This issue is not about one incident. It is cultural,” she said. “It is a culture of … impunity; of accepting of violence and violent language against women; and an entire structure of power that supports that.”
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