8.2 C
New York
Friday, September 4, 2020
Home POLITICS Yoho Resigns From Christian Organization Following Outburst Against Ocasio-Cortez

Yoho Resigns From Christian Organization Following Outburst Against Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) resigned Friday from the board of a popular Christian advocacy organization after the group asked him to step down in action to his spoken attack on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) previously in the week.

Bread for the World, a nonpartisan group that looks for to minimize cravings and hardship through public policy efforts, revealed Yoho’s departure in a declaration on Saturday.

“We believe that Rep. Ted Yoho’s recent actions and words as reported in the media are not reflective of the ethical standards expected of members of our Board of Directors,” the group stated in its declaration.

The declaration continued: “Bread sought his resignation as an action that reaffirms our commitment to coming alongside women and people of color, nationally and globally, as they continue to lead us to a more racially inclusive and equitable world.”

Yoho’s office did not instantly react to HuffPost’s ask for comment.

The Republican congressman dealt with extreme reaction today following his reported outburst against Ocasio-Cortez as she was strolling up the Capitol actions in Washington on Monday.

He called her “disgusting” for recommending that joblessness and hardship lagged the current uptick in criminal activity in New york city City, according to The Hill press reporter Mike Lillis, who experienced the conflict.

“You are out of your freaking mind,” Yoho informed Ocasio-Cortez, who reacted by stating that he was being “rude.”

As she continued to head into the structure, Yoho supposedly whispered “fucking bitch.”

Yoho has actually firmly insisted that the “offensive name-calling words attributed to me by the press were never spoken to my colleagues.” He asked forgiveness Wednesday for any “misunderstanding.”

Ocasio-Cortez excoriated Yoho over his non-apology in an enthusiastic speech on the House flooring Thursday, calling his remarks “dehumanzing.”

“I am here because I have to show my parents that I am their daughter and that they did not raise me to accept abuse from men,” Ocasio-Cortez stated. “What Mr. Yoho did was give permission for men to use that language against his daughters.”

“Having a daughter does not make a man decent. Having a wife does not make a decent man,” she continued. “Treating people with dignity and respect makes a decent man.”

Calling all HuffPost superfans!

Register For membership to end up being an establishing member and aid shape HuffPost’s next chapter

Follow World Weekly News on

Adrian Ovalle
Adrian Ovalle
Adrian is working as the Editor at World Weekly News. He tries to provide our readers with the fastest news from all around the world before anywhere else.

Leave a Reply

Must Read

William Algar: Man charged with murder after jazz musician dismembered

A man has actually been charged with murder after a jazz musician was stabbed to death and dismembered in London.William Algar, a 53-...

Western Sydney Wanderers 1-0 Wellington Phoenix: Yeboah earns crucial win in top-six chase

Western Sydney Wanderers returned to within 4 points of the A-League leading 6 with a 1-0 triumph over Wellington Phoenix on Friday. A header...

BAFTA TV Awards: Chernobyl among the big winners at virtual ceremony

Chernobyl has won 2 leading rewards at this year's virtual BAFTA TV ceremony following substantial success at the organisation's craft awards previously this month....