The war of words between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway heated up on Tuesday as each slammed the other on Twitter over the conditions at border detention centers.
Conway fired back on Twitter, slamming the freshman lawmaker for voting against a border aid bill last month:
Ocasio-Cortez was among 95 Democrats and seven Republicans who voted against the bill in the House. Many of these lawmakers wanted restrictions placed on the money to ensure it would be spent helping the migrants instead of on enhanced security measures.
Ocasio-Cortez responded on Twitter, saying the bill lacked accountability. Then, she attacked Conway for not showing up to a House committee hearing last month to explain her repeated violations of the Hatch Act: