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$70,000 in hairstyling expenses? Ocasio-Cortez attacks Republicans over Trump’s taxes

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By Shawn Langlois

Last year, New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez paid a couple of hundred bucks for a trip to the hair salon, firing up her critics, both across the internet and in the media.

The Washington Times, for instance, ran the headline, “ Self-declared socialist AOC splurges on high-dollar hairdo, ” as critics took to Twitter /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR -0.13% to voice their shock over her huge spend.

Fast forward to Sunday’s big scoop from the New York Times on President Donald Trump’s history of not paying taxes , which included a mention of a $70,000 deduction to style his hair while he filmed “The Apprentice,” and, well, here’s what AOC had to say about it: 

She wasn’t the only politician wading into the fray Sunday night on Twitter as the #TrumpTaxes hashtag topped the trending list.

And while the president dismissed the report, what does 2012 Donald Trump think about all this? Well, this tweet from back then might help answer that question:

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