Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has finally weighed in on one of the most divisive questions any New Yorker can face: Yankees or Mets?
Ocasio-Cortez was reacting to criticism by Crenshaw - a retired Navy SEAL who lost an eye fighting al-Qaida - of Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar's characterization of 9/11 as "some people did something."
Barr said her recent comments about Crenshaw "demonstrate a lack of civility that is becoming far too common in the U.S. House of Representatives".
On April 11, AOC took to Twitter to call out Crenshaw, writing this: "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 pounced on Crenshaw's tweet.
"From fundraising emails labeling @AOC a domestic terrorist to the constant questioning of @IlhanMN's loyalty to and love of country, the right-wing is actively inciting violence against young progressive women of color in Congress", organizers with the Women's March posted on Twitter.
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Crenshaw was, of course, referring to Omar saying about 9/11 during a speech for CAIR that "some people who did something". "I truly do not", Ocasio-Cortez said on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery". Barr said that "not only has Congressman Crenshaw "done something" to combat terrorism, he was wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) while serving - causing him to lose his right eye".
"We know what happened", said Rendell to FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo on Friday.
Ocasio-Cortez also said Omar has "done more for 9/11 families than the GOP" and that Republicans are "happy to weaponize [Omar's] faith".
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.
The 29-year-old congresswoman from NY has reportedly been invited to talk at this year's event, which returns in June after a break in 2018. A former reporter for McClatchy's Miami Herald, she also spent several years covering the White House.