Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. Kellyanne accused Conway Sunday of attempting to "arouse suspicion" concerning the novice's religion after the White House adviser asked why she had not commented on the Sri Lankan terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday.
In and Out On Twitter, Ocasio-Cortez asked why Conway would find she was not tweeting about the bombings that killed more than 250 people.
"Are you trying to claim that I'm less Christian? What was the meaning you brought This on national television?" The lawmaker asked next to a joke about how she visited her grandmother in Puerto Rico, "which continues suffers from the incompetent reaction of the White House. "
Ocasio-Cortez called the attack on Sri Lanka "terrible" and called out Conway for "using this as an excuse to raise suspicion about my Christianity + religious life."
"Nobody should be targeted for their religion," she tweeted. "If you are so moved, let us do more to welcome immigrants who are fleeing religious persecution."
First, Conway questioned the widespread use of the term "Easter worshiper" among politicians who had given their condolences, including former President Obama and Hillary Clinton. Ocasio-Cortez said, "Easter is the most sacred day of the year for Christians, and at Easter it is said how disgusting the attack was ̵
In her reply, Conway said it was "good" that Ocasio-Cortez condemned the attacks as she "found that a prolific Tweeters Silence "The theme: Trump's confidant said both women agreed that the places of worship should be left untouched.
At least 253 people, including several American citizens, were killed and more than 500 others were injured three luxury hotels near Sri Lanka's capital had suffered explosions at Easter, which were among the worst attacks since the country's 26-year civil war ended in 2009.