Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Channels Spice Girls In Government Shutdown Tweets


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) will tell you what she wants, what she really, really wants ― and that’s the end of the partial government shutdown.

The freshman US lawmaker made Spice Girls-themed gags on Twitter early Friday as she continued campaigning for the full reopening of the US government, which she also demanded in her debut speech on the House floor.

She likened this photo of herself, Rep. Katie Hill (D-Calif.) and Rep. Jahana Hayes (D-Conn.) to “a Spice Girls album cover.”

Hill responded by reimagining the lyrics from the Spice Girls’ 1996 hit “Wannabe.”

Ocasio-Cortez tweeted back a line from the song:

Their exchange inspired others online to spice up their tweets in similar ways:

Relive the “Wannabe” music video here:

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