Ocasio-Cortez defends attendance of Met Gala amid GOP uproar | TheHill

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) defended her decision to attend the exclusive Met Gala on Monday night amid a social media backlash.

The congresswoman drew criticism from many, including several high-profile Republicans, who pointed out the dichotomy between the message emblazoned on her dress, "Tax the Rich," and the event's reported $30,000-a-head price tag.

Donald Trump Donald TrumpBiden stumps for Newsom on eve of recall: 'The eyes of the nation are on California' On The Money: House Democrats cut back Biden tax hikes Abortion providers warn of 'chaos' if Supreme Court overrules Roe v Wade MORE Jr. was among those who slammed Ocasio-Cortez, referring to her as a "fraud" on Twitter.

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