In an interview on Yahoo News' "Skullduggery" podcast, Ocasio-Cortez said of Trump: "I think you could reach in a bag and pull so many things out that are impeachable of this President".
After Netanyahu's victory, Trump, who in 2017 formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, congratulated the prime minister on "a great and hard-fought win", writing that "The United States is with him and the People of Israel all the way!"
"Oh, man", Ocasio-Cortez said when she heard the question.
"But I think that we need to expand what those policy conversations are because I would - as just a citizen of this country - I would be very concerned if Trump started really pursuing more and more and more increasingly unsafe policies, and everyone just standing aside saying this is normal".More news: Bernie Sanders releases a decade of tax returns
The US supplies Israel with $3.8 billion annually in military aid, under a deal signed by former president Barack Obama.
"Like every once in a while, you'll see me hop on Twitter on the weekends, but for the most part, I take consumption of content, when it comes to consumption and reading, I take the weekends off", she said. Betty McCollum even has a proposal that she's advanced asking the us not to fund child detention, Israeli child detention of Palestinian children.
The Jewish Democratic Council of America criticized her for floating the idea of reducing aid to Israel, telling her to speak with Jewish Democratic House members with a leadership position.
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez listens during the House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., February 27, 2019. "We recommend she engage with Dem leaders Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, & Ted Deutch before contemplating the future of USA military aid to Israel", the group said. "Do you believe this should affect USA policy to the state of Israel?" co-host Michael Isikoff asked.More news: World’s largest plane by wingspan lifts off into the history books
"I've started to kind of impose little rules on myself", she said. "I am a proponent of a two-state solution".
"I am not the expert on geopolitics on this issue", she said. Analysts have also pointed to Netanyahu's embrace of Trump as leading to a polarization of backing for Israel in Congress.
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