Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared Marjorie Taylor Greene the real leader of the House Republican caucus as she painted Kevin McCarthy as a puppet.
The New York congresswoman sat down with former White House press secretary Jen Psaki on her MSNBC programme on Sunday morning.
Asked whether she thinks Mr McCarthy is “actually running” the House Republican caucus, Ms Ocasio-Cortez did not mince her words.
“I think you’ve got Marjorie Taylor Greene running the caucus.
Every time something irks her, she communicates that McCarthy is doing her bidding.
The interview with Ms Psaki touched on a range of topics, including the legal battle over the widely-used abortion drug mifepristone.
And that is the line that we have to be willing to contend with. »