Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., didn't seem to know whom she was addressing when she told fellow freshman Rep.
The dustup began after Crenshaw reacted to comments made by Rep.
"You refuse to cosponsor the 9/11 Victim's Compensation Fund, yet have the audacity to drum resentment towards Ilhan w/completely out-of-context quotes", Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
Stepping into the dustup, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted: "In 2018, right-wing extremists were behind nearly ALL US domestic terrorist killings. Why don't you go do something about that?"
Like an unfortunate person suffering from Tourette's Syndrome - an affliction that presents itself as a series of uncontrollable public verbal outbursts - Australian-owned media giant Fox News can't stop talking about U.S. lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Omar said that "some people did something" as she talked about the creation of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which was formed after the terrorist attacks. While Crenshaw has not co-sponsored the bill that Ocasio-Cortez referenced, he has not yet announced how he will vote.
Ocasio-Cortez's office pointed McClatchy to a New York Daily News interview with a retired New York firefighter who survived 9/11 and told the newspaper that Crenshaw had snubbed him as he lobbied for renewing the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
"She parachuted into a congressional district she doesn't even represent and led the parade of grandstanding politicians to tank the deal", Papazian said.
Since dethroning Joe Crowley, the head of the Queens County Democratic Party and the Democratic caucus leader in the House of Representatives, Ocasio-Cortez has achieved an unprecedented degree of political stardom for a first-term member of Congress, appearing on the cover of major national magazines and being a near-nightly target for Fox News anchors.
Ocasio-Cortez was criticized Friday for asking via Twitter why Rep.
"The email, first reported by a reporter with the nonprofit investigative news agency Center for Public Integrity, also contains two pleas for recipients to contribute "$25, $50, $100, $500, $1,000 or more today".
An email sent by the Ohio College Republican Federation yesterday called a Democratic congresswoman a "domestic terrorist", a label often used to describe mass shooters and perpetrators of other violent acts.
"That does not particularly animate me right now", Ocasio-Cortez said.