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Ocasio-Cortez confronts McConnell over photo of men in 'Team Mitch' shirts 'groping & choking' her cutout

Aug 06, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

The young men wear matching shirts from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)'s campaign, and cluster around a cardboard cutout of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). Several of them hold their thumbs down. One grasps the life-size poster by the waist and pretends to kiss the congresswoman. Another appears to mime his hand around her neck.

To Ocasio-Cortez, the photo - originally posted to Instagram and then made viral on Twitter on Monday - suggested an endorsement of violent...