Conway responds to Ocasio-Cortez: 'I judge no one's faith'

White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne ConwayEthics watchdog accuses Psaki of violating Hatch Act Biden administration competency doubts increase Cook Political Report shifts Virginia governor's race to 'toss-up' MORE on Monday fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by American Clean Power — Democrats prepare to grill oil execs Trick-or-dog-treat: Lawmakers hold annual Halloween puppy party Merkley, Warren and Markey sound alarm over 'dirty' hydrogen provision in climate deal MORE (D-N.Y.), saying that she judges "no one’s faith" while telling the freshman congresswoman to "call" her as the two engaged in a back-and-forth on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka.

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"My best to your grandmother. My grandmothers are irreplaceable; miss them every day," Conway tweeted. "Good that you now condemn Sri Lanka massacre. Some found it odd a prolific tweeter was silent. Following day you tweeted about your movie."

"@AOC you and I agree. I said on @CNN today & elsewhere that people of all faiths should be free from harm. I judge no one’s faith, incl. yours," she continued. "Extreme Ideas like Green New Deal & Socialized Medicine DO scare me tho! Areas for bipartisanship? Call me." 

 

Conway had initially called out Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday for her "silence" following the bombings at Sri Lankan churches on Easter Sunday.

"I see officials who get a lot of airtime and ink like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, congresswoman, who tweets many times about the mosque and never once about the Christians being killed in Sri Lanka," Conway said in an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union."

The New York lawmaker fired back on Sunday, accusing Conway of using the attacks to "stoke suspicion" of Ocasio-Cortez's Christianity. 

"On Easter I was away from tech visiting my grandmother in Puerto Rico, which continues to suffer from the White House’s incompetent disaster response," Ocasio-Cortez said on Twitter. "Are you trying to imply that I am less Christian? What was the point of you bringing this up on national TV?"

"You are using this as an excuse to stoke suspicion around my Christianity + faith life," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted later. "The Sri Lanka massacre was horrifying. No one should be targeted for their religion. If you’re so moved, let’s do more to welcome immigrants fleeing religious persecution."