White House counselor Kellyanne Conway's disclosure over the weekend that she is a sexual assault victim was not premeditated, she said Tuesday.

"I didn't make a decision to reveal that, that just sort of happened. I think had I made a decision, I would have articulated it better," Conway said during an appearance at the Atlantic Festival in D.C. "I don't plan to speak any further about it," she continued. "I can just tell you that that was newly revealed publicly, but not new or newly revealed where it matters."

Conway divulged in an interview with CNN's "State of Union" on Sunday that she had been the target of a sexual assault, while defending Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid multiple allegations of misconduct toward women.

"I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault, and sexual harassment, and rape — I'm a victim of sexual assault," she said. "I don't expect Judge Kavanaugh, or Jake Tapper, or Jeff Flake, or anybody to be held responsible for that."

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Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation process has been put on hold while the FBI conducts a supplemental background investigation into the accusations leveled against him.

Conway said Tuesday her revelation over the weekend was met with a cool response.

"A lot of people weren't nice because they don't want me or someone who works for Donald Trump to have any part of humanity or humility, both of which I possess," she said. "I pray for those people because I have no idea what could possibly make people so negative and acerbic toward a stranger because we disagree."

"The people who should be held responsible are the perpetrators and I think we're at a time where we are conflating too many things all at once because we are at several culture moments all together," Conway added. "We can't judge people's harm, or grief, or impact, or experiences based on their politics."