Ocasio-Cortez's remarks came in response to a fundraising email solicitation from the Ohio Federation of College Republicans with the subject line: "AOC is a domestic terrorist".
Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who had been criticized for characterizing the 9/11 terrorist attacks as "some people did something".
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sat down for an interview with Yahoo News Skullduggery podcast on Sunday and provided her insights into Democratic hopefuls considering a run to unseat President Donald Trump in the 2020 general election.
"In 2018, right-wing extremists were behind nearly ALL US domestic terrorist killings". 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.
Ocasio-Cortez is coming under fire from Republicans for asking via Twitter why Crenshaw, a veteran of the Afghanistan war, doesn't "do something" about domestic terrorists. The bill has not even been voted on in the House and just because Crenshaw is not a cosponsor does not prevent him from voting in favor of the bill when a vote is held on it.
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Ocasio-Cortez accused Crenshaw of twisting Omar's words.
"For our colleagues to be silent is to be complicit in the outright, unsafe targeting of a member of Congress".
The 29-year-old congresswoman stunned the political world when she defeated 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in the Democratic primary last year, becoming the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress.
"We know what happened", said Rendell to FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo on Friday.
The congresswoman said she has "a lot of issues" with a potential Biden White House bid.