Tag Archives: Rashida Tlaib

All Four “Squad” Members Easily Win Reelection

The Hill reports: All four members of the ‘squad’ — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Illhan Omar (D-Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Rashida Tlaid (D-Mich.) — easily won reelection Tuesday night after fending off conservative challengers. According to the New York Times, Ocasio-Cortez’s seat was the second most expensive House race in the country after Republican challenger John Cummings raised over …

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Rashida Tlaib Sorry For Booing Hillary At Sanders Event

“I am so incredibly in love with the movement that our campaign of #NotMeUs has created. This makes me protective over it and frustrated by attempts to dismiss the strength and diversity of our movement. However, I know what is at stake if we don’t unify over one candidate to beat Trump and I intend to do everything possible to …

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Tlaib Boos Hillary At Sanders Campaign Event [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Campaign surrogate Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday night booed Hillary Clinton from the stage of a Sen. Bernie Sanders event. With Sanders stuck in Washington due to the Senate impeachment trial, the campaign has had to lean more heavily on surrogates to energize voters in the days leading up to the caucus. Tlaib participated in a …

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Bernie Scoops Up Endorsements From AOC, Tlaib, Omar

The New York Times reports: Representative Ilhan Omar endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Mr. Sanders at a rally this weekend, according to his campaign. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York and a star of the progressive left, will join Mr. Sanders at his “Bernie’s Back” rally …

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Trump Attacks “Violent And Vicious” Tlaib [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump went after Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, saying that Jews who vote for Democrats are showing either a “lack of knowledge” or “great disloyalty.” The two congresswomen held a press conference yesterday criticizing Israel over them being denied entry. Earlier today Trump blasted Tlaib, who grew emotional in the presser, saying he …

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Tlaib Rejects Israel’s “Oppressive Conditions” To Visit

The New York Times reports: A day after barring Representative Rashida Tlaib under pressure from President Trump, Israel said on Friday that she could visit her 90-year-old grandmother, who lives in the occupied West Bank, but only after she agreed in writing not to “promote boycotts against Israel” during her trip. But after being criticized by backers of a boycott, …

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Israel Reverses On Rashida Tlaib, Allows Limited Visit

NRP reports: Israel’s interior ministry announced Friday that it would allow Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan to enter the country as a private citizen to visit her aging grandmother, reversing an earlier decision to bar her amid pressure from President Trump. The about-face on Tlaib, whose parents are Palestinian immigrants to the U.S. and who has close relatives in …

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Israel Bars Entry For Dem House Reps Omar And Tlaib

The Huffington Post reports: Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two of Israel’s sharpest critics in Congress, have been barred from entering the country ahead of their proposed visit to the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, Israel officials announced Thursday. Israel decided to ban the freshman lawmakers in response to their support for the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment …

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Fox Host: Rep. Rashida Tlaib “Has A Hamas Agenda”

Yahoo News reports: Taking aim at the group of progressive Democratic congresswomen known as The Squad on Monday night, Fox News host Pete Hegseth accused Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)—one of two Muslim women in Congress—of having a designated terrorist organization’s agenda. Appearing on Fox News’ Hannity alongside contributor Tammy Bruce, Hegseth blasted the so-called Squad for being too critical of …

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NEW JERSEY: School Board Member Faces Inquiry Over Post Hoping For Death Of Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib

USA Today reports: A New Jersey school board member will likely face an ethics investigation for sharing posts disparaging of Muslims, including two Democratic congresswomen, on his personal Facebook page. The posts include one that states, “my life would be complete if she/they die” over a photograph of a U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Michigan Democrat who is Muslim. School …

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Trump Cultists Resurface 2016 Clip Of Tlaib Getting Ejected From Trump Event, But Progressives Applaud

Roll Call reports: Multiple conservative websites sympathetic to President Donald Trump in his ongoing feud with four Democratic congresswomen of color, put up posts this weekend resurfacing a 2016 video of one of the ‘squad’ members disrupting a Trump event in Detroit. “You guys are crazy!” Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who was not in Congress at the time, can be heard …

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Israel Won’t Bar Omar And Tlaib From Entering Country

Politico reports: Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, both outspoken critics of Israel and its occupation of the West Bank, will be allowed into the country during a trip there in a few weeks, the Israeli ambassador said Friday, potentially heading off a diplomatic spat. “Out of respect for the U.S. Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, …

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Dem Rep. Rashida Tlaib To File Impeachment Resolution

Roll Call reports: Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced plans during a news conference Wednesday to file an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump. The Michigan Democrat aims to introduce the resolution in the coming weeks, a staffer told Roll Call. The move will be one of the first official congressional actions concerning impeachment of the president. “For me, as a member …

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Actor Samuel L. Jackson Praises Dem Rep For “Use Of Clarity And Purpose” In Calling Trump A Motherfucker

The Hill reports: Actor Samuel L. Jackson on Sunday emphatically endorsed Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s (D-Mich.) impassioned call to impeach President Trump. Just hours after being sworn in as a new member of Congress on Thursday, Tlaib took a microphone at an event and told the crowd of supporters that “we’re going to go in and impeach the motherf—er” in a …

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Mick Mulvaney On “Motherfucker” Comment: Nobody Blames Trump For Coarsening Public Discourse [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that although President Trump uses coarse language at times, he is not to blame for “coarsening” public discourse. “I don’t think anybody in the country blames the president,” he told CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I think there’s more important things than who is coarsening the language.” After …

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Pirro Rages At Dem Rep Over “Motherfucker” Comment: You’ve Got A Lot Of Nerve After We Let Your Family In

“Rashida, so our country allows your family to come here, start a new life in America with all its advantages, protections and privileges — unlike anything they experienced in Palestine — and your first act after being allowed the privilege of running for the U.S. Congress and then winning a seat in that hallowed chamber, the people’s House is to …

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Newly-Elected Dem House Rep. Rashida Tlaib: We’re Gonna Go In And Impeach The Motherfucker [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Well, it’s one way to make a name for yourself after being sworn into Congress for the first time. Hours after Rep. Rashida Tlaib made headlines for being sworn in as one of the two first Muslim female members of Congress on Thursday (alongside Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar), she told a cheering crowd about her mission against …

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