Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says ex-Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s lawsuit against her for blocking him on Twitter is bogus because the account in question is “personal,” new court papers reveal, the NY Post reports.
Through her lawyer, the freshman congresswoman told a judge Wednesday that the legal precedent cited by Hikind — which centers on President Trump’s Twitter account — is a completely different set of circumstances, according to a letter filed in Brooklyn federal court.
“The facts in this case are significantly distinct from [Trump’s]. The complaint itself concedes that Ms. Ocasio-Cortez maintains an official twitter account @repAOC that is completely separate from her personal @AOC account,” her attorney, Allyson Belovin, wrote to Judge Frederic Block. The liberal darling also denies that she blocked Hikind “because of the content of his speech,” according to the letter. Read more at the NY Post.