AOC briefly takes Pelosi's spot in presiding over House; reportedly youngest woman to wield gavel

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday briefly grabbed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's gavel to preside over the House — reportedly becoming the youngest woman ever to do so.

The Democrat, who represents New York's 14th Congressional District, tweeted the news.

"Every day here is a sacred privilege + responsibility entrusted to me by my community. I never forget that, and moments like these drive it home," she wrote.

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Ocasio-Cortez, 29, presided over the House of Representatives for roughly an hour as part of a routine rotation of members, Reuters reported.

The congresswoman presided over "special orders," which typically consists of House members discussing their home districts after legislative business is completed.

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“That was my first time presiding. And it’s exciting," Ocasio-Cortez told reporters. "It’s certainly a view. I wish we could, I wish we were allowed to take photos."

Last month, Pelosi, D-Calif., described Ocasio-Cortez as "a wonderful member of Congress, as I think all of our colleagues will attest" as she said certain districts, like the freshman rep's, are "solidly Democratic."

Fox News' Bradford Betz contributed to this report.