Rep. (D-N.Y.) on Saturday lashed an attack by host on colleague Rep. (D-Minn.) and linked it to a phoned-in death threat against the Muslim congresswoman.

Patrick Carlineo, 55, of upstate New York, was arrested after allegedly , whom he called a “terrorist,” in a March 21 phone call to her Washington office, said  Friday by the U.S. attorney’s office for the Western District of New York. Carlineo told federal agents when he was arrested that , and hates radical Muslims in our government.”

Pirro attacked Omar on her program March 11, saying the hijab Omar wears may be “.” In fact the First Amendment protects free expression of religion.

Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Saturday: “Understand when Jeanine Pirro goes on Fox

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