Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, more popularly known as AOC, considers Donald Trump’s disdain for her as a positive thing. In an interview for “Fire Drill Fridays” last week, she told actress Jane Fonda that being Trump’s “public enemy no. 1” only proves she is doing a great job as a congresswoman.

“If the worst and most authoritarian, borderline—or probably, actually—fascistic president in modern history considers me public enemy no. 1, I think that’s a good thing,” she said. “I’m doing a great job,” she added.

AOC was born in Bronx and is one of Donald Trump’s staunchest critics. She is the youngest woman to ever serve in Congress.

During the interview, AOC also explained why young progressives may not want to vote for Democratic candidate Joe Biden. “It’s kind of this cyclical thing because the reason young people aren’t really passionate or supportive of a lot of elected officials is because a lot of elected officials do nothing substantively to address the real material cares that a young electorate is passionate about,” she said, referring to student loans and climate change.

Fonda and AOC also talked about the Green New Deal, which aims to address climate change and inequality in the U.S. The actress said the legislation has resonated well with the young generation and Ocasio-Cortez admitted she could not believe how it gives hope to the youth.

Meanwhile, AOC revealed that while she initially championed Senator Bernie Sanders during the Democratic primary, she would vote for Joe Biden on Nov. 3. “I am casting this vote for Biden out of solidarity with the most marginalized and vulnerable communities-,” she said.

AOC also explained that voting for someone does not necessarily mean supporting the candidate. “This isn’t always about support for the candidate,” she said. “We can make tactical votes.”

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 18: In this screenshot from the DNCC’s livestream of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) addresses the virtual convention on August 18, 2020. Getty/DNCC

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