Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a closed-door meeting with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019. Ocasio-Cortez recently criticized Pelosi, saying she felt Pelosi had been “outright disrespectful” by “singling out of newly elected women of color” for criticism. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., attends a House Oversight Committee hearing on high prescription drugs prices shortly after her private meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019. The high-profile freshman and the veteran Pelosi have been critical of one another recently. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
WASHINGTON House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is downplaying any differences with high-profile progressive lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she had a nice meeting Friday with the social media dynamo whos made some tart observations about the Democratic leadership team.