New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to President Trump’s speech on border security, claiming illegal immigrants are more American than he is.

The socialist darling of the “resistance” party appeared in an interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow following the President’s speech, making a number of curious claims.

“The women and children on the border seeking refuge and opportunity in the U.S. with nothing but the shirt on their backs are acting more American than any person who seeks to keep them out ever will be,” she told viewers