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.
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. ❤️✊❤️— domesticated kat (@domesticated kat) 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 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!