The Twitter accounts affiliated with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) have recently been engaged in a dispute over the senator’s responsibility for the Capitol Hill insurrection and whether it was appropriate for Joe Biden to liken the senator to Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. The back and forth, in which Ocasio-Cortez said Cruz should be expelled from Congress, has been widely covered in the press and has earned the lawmakers a lot of attention for their respective positions.
The whole episode is reminiscent of another time the two accounts, among the most popular of those affiliated with any congressional office, engaged in a high-profile discussion on Twitter. In May 2019, the two agreed to partner up on legislation that would ban members of Congress for life from becoming lobbyists once they leave public office.
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