Conway says reading accused mosque shooter's manifesto 'in its entirety' will show he wasn't inspired by Trump

White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayKaren Pence confirms move back to Indiana: 'No place like home' Pence urges 'positive' agenda to counter Biden in first speech since leaving office Kellyanne Conway joins Ohio Senate candidate's campaign MORE said Monday that reading the manifesto the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter wrote "in its entirety" would show he wasn't inspired by President TrumpDonald TrumpKushner lands book deal, slated for release in 2022 Biden moves to undo Trump trade legacy with EU deal Progressives rave over Harrison's start at DNC MORE

"Unlike most mass shootings, this man came with pre-receipts," Conway said on "Fox & Friends" while speaking about Friday's shootings at a pair of Christchurch mosques, which resulted in 50 deaths. 


"He put out a 70-page manifesto, and I guess everybody scoured it, searched for Donald Trump’s name, and there it is one time," she continued. "But he also said he aligns closely with the ideology of China. He said he’s not a conservative. He’s not a Nazi. I think he referred to himself as an eco-naturalist or an eco-fascist."

Conway added that "people should read" the manifesto "in its entirety."

The Australian man charged in connection with the shooting reportedly killed 41 people at one mosque and seven at another. Two others died after being hospitalized. 

Reports surfaced after the terrorist attack that the suspect wrote a manifesto in which he called Trump "a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose." The line led to scrutiny from many officials, with some calling on Trump to more forcefully denounce white nationalism.

Conway said it was "predictable and outrageous" for people to compare the alleged gunman to Trump before going on to say that Trump "condemns hate and evil and bigotry." 

She stated later that "nobody should blame folks other than the evil, hateful shooter."

Trump called the shooting "senseless" and "horrific" last week, though he contended that white nationalism was limited to "a small group of people that have very, very serious problems."

Trump on Monday accused the media of "working overtime to blame me for the horrible attack in New Zealand."

"They will have to work very hard to prove that one. So Ridiculous!” he tweeted.