AOC fires back at Kelly Loeffler’s argument against stimulus: ‘You gifted yourself a private jet on the public dime’

Amid record surges of coronavirus across the country, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for a new round of stimulus checks to keep people afloat during another round of potential stay-at-home orders. “To get the virus under control, we need to pay people to stay home,” AOC tweeted this Thursday.

Georgia Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler took a shot at AOC’s tweet, saying that she’d do everything to stop the proposal.

“AOC wants to lock down our economy, lock the American people in their homes, and put the government in charge of every single part of our lives,” Loeffler tweeted, adding, “It’s not going to happen on my watch.”

That’s when AOC fired back, accusing Loeffler of not having a leg to stand on when it comes to using taxpayer dollars.

“@KLoeffler disclosures show you seem to have gifted yourself private jet on public dime & exploited corrupt tax loopholes to do it,” AOC tweeted in response to Loeffler. “If you’re happy helping yourself to public funds, maybe take a seat before arguing against stimulus checks to help everyday people in a pandemic.”

In a subsequent tweet, AOC shared an article detailing allegations against Loeffler that she used a “loophole in President Trump’s 2017 tax bill that turns private jets into flying tax shelters.”

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