Salazar blisters Shalala for not denouncing AOC’s socialist views
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Salazar blisters Shalala for not denouncing AOC’s socialist views

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The recent pro-Fidel Castro comments 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders made on CBS 60 Minutes has enraged Republicans and upset Democrats, including Rep. Donna Shalala (D).

Rep. Shalala tweeted a kitten meme with the words “C’mon Bro”  written across the image when she denounced Sanders’remarks by tweeting that she hoped the senator would first “take time to speak to” some of her constituents before singing the “praises of a murderous tyrant like Fidel Castro.”

Shalala’s word may have been tough talk to most, but her Republican congressional opponent, Maria Elvira Salazar, the freshman congresswoman’s slap on the wrist to Sanders was not enough.

Salazar took issue with Kitty.

In a series of tweets, Salazar blistered Shalala for refusing to denounce Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and “The Squad” who she says are “singing the same tune” and suggesting that she “break away from the family” she votes with 90% of the time.

Ouch!

“Communism and socialism are issues we don’t make light of or minimize, at least not here in Miami. Donna, you and your “Bro” Bernie Sanders still don’t get it. There is nothing cute about your cat meme. It’s insulting.”-1/3

“As your “Bro” Bernie is singing communism and socialism’s praises, what are you doing about your “sisters” in the House, like AOC and the Squad, who are singing the same tune?- 2/3

“Donna, instead of continuing to vote with AOC and the Squad 90% of the time, break away from the family and stand up for the constituents in District 27!”- 3/3

Shalala beat Salazar in the 2018 mid-term elections but with the 2020 presidential sweepstakes looking as if President Trump will face Sen. Sanders, Shalala’s apparent refusal to openly denounce AOC and her “Squadsters” could turn out to be a big problem in her Cuban-American-heavy congressional district.

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Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes Floridianpress.com, Judicialpost.com, shark-tank.com, and Hispolitica.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]