During the final Presidential debate on Thursday, October 22, President Donald Trump couldn't stop himself from repeatedly mentioning Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Referring to AOC and the "Squad" (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib) as "AOC plus three," the President claimed without evidence to have a far better understanding of climate change than they do.
Biden is dying laughing as Trump is going on about “AOC +3” 🤣 https://t.co/llnnhSE3Az— Icculus The Brave (@Icculus The Brave)1603420343.0
On Twitter, AOC was quick to respond to the name drop, making it clear she was exactly where she wanted to be.
If someone told me 3 years ago, while I was waitressing to help my family stay afloat, that in a few short years an… https://t.co/kc6gRFXAm2— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez)1603423674.0
The Congresswoman's supporters continued to express their admiration for AOC's media-savvy style.
@AOC And here you are now, with many people passionately waiting for you to be our first female president. ❤️✊❤️— Kat Harshing (@Kat Harshing)1603423739.0
@AOC he needs to keep ur name out of his mouth 😑 https://t.co/FhGLk6CLB3— cam 🎃 (@cam 🎃)1603423726.0
Shortly thereafter, AOC returned to elaborate on the disrespect in how President Trump speaks about her.
I wonder if Republicans understand how much they advertise their disrespect of women in debates when they consisten… https://t.co/YVLcWSAANY— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez)1603427592.0
AOC is a name given to me by community & the people. Y’all can call me AOC. Government colleagues referring to eac… https://t.co/gTlu9qJxDc— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez)1603428097.0
@AOC AOC+3? Learn to say their names. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib. https://t.co/kXIzoIzL47— The Standard (@The Standard)1603458641.0
One thing is certain: Ocasio-Cortez is never far from President Trump's mind.
@AOC @AOC lives rent-free in Trump's head.— Angela Belcamino (@Angela Belcamino)1603423867.0
@AOC he just can’t get your name out of his mouth he’s just so obsessed with u https://t.co/t0uUc2XIHz— cynthia 🌟 (@cynthia 🌟)1603423729.0
@AOC A lot can happen in three years. For example, three years from now you could be a Senator who's leading presid… https://t.co/tjQ4CFoZNR— Adam Best (@Adam Best)1603424049.0
For many Americans, AOC's devotion to the cause of helping average Americans is incredibly admirable.
@AOC You are a national treasure! Never stop being who you are, fighting for what is morally right. You are who I c… https://t.co/RSxQlA7t1r— Jon Sebastian Ferry (@Jon Sebastian Ferry)1603423826.0
@AOC sorry about the orange crimesicle. hopefully he’ll be over soon.— rstevens 👻💨 (@rstevens 👻💨)1603423835.0
And who knows? Maybe "AOC + 3" is the band we never knew we needed.
@AOC https://t.co/URMu3SBVMV— greg mottola (@greg mottola)1603424046.0
If we‘ve been identified as public enemy #1 to the worst president in modern history and an entire party of his syc… https://t.co/MUNV1XwUBe— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez)1603467657.0
It seems AOC must be doing something right to be so prominently featured during a Presidential debate!