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  • Detroit police chief hits back at Rashida Tlaib: 'Totally inaccurate' to claim abuse of peaceful protesters

    07/01/2020 10:08:49 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 1, 2020 | Julia Musto
    Twitter video at link. Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's claim that Detroit Police Department officers abused peaceful protesters is "totally inaccurate," Detroit Police Chief James Craig remarked Tuesday. ~snip~ "I know that the congresswoman is making claims that they were peacefully marching when we intersected and intentionally hit peaceful protesters. [That is] not the case," the chief added. "They [surrounded] the vehicle, they began to pelt the vehicle –­ not just one of our police cruisers but two of them –­ and in one instance the rear window of one of our SUVs was broken out. And, the information I...
  • Four House Democrats to Pompeo: Cut aid to Israel if it applies sovereignty

    06/29/2020 4:19:08 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/6/10 | Elad Benari
    Four House Democrats have written to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calling on the United States to cut assistance to Israel should it proceed to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, JTA reported on Monday. The letter was initiated by Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Pramila Jayapal of Washington, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Betty McCollum of Minnesota. The letter to Pompeo is circulating among Democrats in a bid to add signatures. “Should the Israeli government move forward with the planned annexation with this administration’s acquiescence, we will work to ensure non-recognition as well as pursue conditions on...
  • Crowded field of challengers hopes to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

    06/22/2020 2:10:17 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | 6/21/20 | Clare Foran
    A former television news anchor. A retired New York City police officer and high school civics teacher. An attorney who runs a mediation practice and serves as a volunteer minister. These are just a few of the candidates -- Democrats and Republicans -- who have lined up to challenge three of the most high-profile freshman House Democrats: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. It's not easy to unseat a sitting member of Congress, and the three members of the progressive "squad" have a number of built-in advantages as they run for reelection. **SNIP** But they have become high-profile targets...
  • Democrats in Congress want to know why drones were surveilling protesters in Detroit, other cities

    06/19/2020 4:23:34 PM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Metro Times ^ | 6/19/20 | Steve Neavling
    Democrats in Congress are demanding answers about the use of drones to surveil protesters during rallies in Minneapolis, Detroit, and other cities. In a letter to federal law enforcement agencies, a group of 25 lawmakers, including Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Brenda Lawrence, called for the end of what they say is unconstitutional surveillance of law-abiding residents. “While the job of law enforcement is to protect Americans, limited actions may be necessary if a demonstration turns violent,” the letter states. “However, this authority does not grant the agencies you lead to surveil American citizens or collect vast amounts of personal information.”...
  • Tlaib wants to hand out debit cards during coronavirus, mint trillion-dollar coins to cover cost

    03/25/2020 1:40:58 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 24, 2020 | Tyler Olson
    In an attempt to help ease the burden of the coronavirus pandemic on Americans, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., released a plan last week for what is essentially a temporary universal basic income (UBI) that would be distributed to all individuals in the United States, including illegal immigrants, and be funded by the printing of two $1 trillion coins.
  • Rep. Tlaib: When I Retweeted ‘F**K National Day of Prayer,’ It ‘Was Not to Be an Attack on Prayer’

    03/19/2020 7:15:17 AM PDT · by kevcol · 67 replies
    CNS News ^ | March 18, 2020 | Craig Bannister
    Tlaib’s retweet drew public outrage, including a letter from the Catholic League urging the House Ethics Committee to reprimand the congresswoman. In response, Rep. Tlaib posted a tweet denying that she had intended to attack prayer: . . . "My retweet was not to be an attack on prayer. It was to bring attention to the need for meaningful action to combat this public health crisis"
  • Rep. Tlaib Retweets: ‘**** a National Day of Prayer’

    03/15/2020 3:51:07 PM PDT · by kevcol · 52 replies
    CNS News ^ | March 15, 2020 | Patrick Goodenough
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) at the weekend retweeted a post on Twitter which said in part “F**k a National day of prayer,” in relation to President Trump’s call for Americans of all faiths to pray for all those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Late Saturday, anti-gun activist David Hogg posted a tweet, saying, “Don’t let this administration address COVID-19 like our national gun violence epidemic. F**k a National day of prayer
  • Tlaib's pitch for Bernie Sanders: Would be nice to have candidate you didn't have to check 'all the time'

    03/10/2020 2:16:54 AM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/07/20 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib said during a campaign appearance for Bernie Sanders that she supports the Vermont socialist partially because she would like a president that you don’t have to check "all the time.” “This is a once-in-a-lifetime moment in our country to elect someone who won’t sell us out,” she said to cheers, according to Breitbart News. “It would feel good to have a president that you didn’t have to check him all the time.” The Michigan Democrat added that 2020 is “about showing up for others” and urged Sanders supporters to keep the “kids caged at the border” in...
  • Rep. Rashida Tlaib: If You’re Pro-Life, Stop Trying to Have Sex with Me

    03/05/2020 12:48:52 PM PST · by ManHunter · 101 replies ^ | 5 MAR 2020 | Brodigan
    Pro-abortion leftists are obsessed with saying that men are obsessed with their bodies. As [sic] much as they are obsessed with abortion. Rep. Rashida Tlaib took a break from her anti-semitism to share her measured and well-reasoned defense over the right to abort your choices. If you’re a pro-life man maybe you should stop trying to sex her up. This past year, I realized, my, my, my are they obsessed with our bodies, how we talk, how we look, what we stand for. I mean, this type of policing of our bodies is so interconnected to all the social justice...
  • Bernie backer Tlaib invokes Anita Hill to undercut Biden

    03/05/2020 9:24:40 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 28 replies
    FNC ^ | 5/3/20 | Tyler Olson
    Pic of Rashida not for the faint of heart. In the latest volley, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., who has endorsed Sanders, brought up Biden's treatment of Anita Hill while he was the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman during the 1991 confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Hill accused Thomas of sexual harassment and testified before the committee. Biden has had to apologize on the campaign trail for his handling of the proceedings. "Q: Who silenced Anita Hill when she was trying to speak out about Clarence Thomas?" Tlaib tweeted. "A: Joe Biden," she said. …..
  • Dem Rep. Rashida Tlaib articulates the pro-abort case: ‘Maybe you shouldn’t even wanna have sex with me!’

    03/04/2020 3:17:00 PM PST · by kevcol · 122 replies
    Twitchy ^ | March 4, 2020 | Sarah D.
    Fierce feminist warrior Rashida Tlaib also made an appearance at today’s pro-abort rally outside the Supreme Court, where she once again demonstrated her skills as an orator: . . . “Yo yo, you know what, you’re so freakin' obsessed with what I decide to do with my body, maybe you shouldn’t even want to have sex with me!”
  • Rep. Rashida Tlaib arrested protesting with airline workers......(LOLOL)

    02/15/2020 8:57:55 PM PST · by caww · 42 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 2/14/2020 | Sean Higgins
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Michigan Democrat, was arrested at Detroit Metro Airport Friday while joining a protest by airline workers. Photos by a spokeswoman for the hospitality workers' union UNITE HERE showed Tlaib joining catering workers for Delta Air Lines, who were protesting for higher wages and better healthcare. Tlaib was detained briefly and then released, according to the ABC affiliate for Chicago. A spokesperson for Tlaib could not be reached for comment.
  • Rashida Tlaib briefly detained during airline catering workers’ protest

    02/15/2020 2:13:41 AM PST · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/14/20 | Dom Calicchio
    U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., was briefly detained by police Friday when she joined airline catering employees in a protest at Detroit Metro Airport, according to reports. Photos posted on social media showed Tlaib, 43, sitting in the road outside the airport’s Delta terminal, along with eight other protesters - while a larger group of protesters demonstrated on the sidewalk nearby. Many held signs reading, “One Job Should Be Enough,” as the group called for better wages health coverage. Initial reports said Tlaib was arrested in the matter, but a union official later said Tlaib was only briefly detained.
  • Rashida Tlaib urges Federal Reserve to bail out bankrupt Detroit and Puerto Rico

    02/12/2020 4:45:26 PM PST · by kevcol · 53 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 12, 2020 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that he “has the authority” to bail out the governments of Detroit and Puerto Rico. . . . “Do you not believe that the governments of Detroit and Puerto Rico also play a vital role that should be preserved even if a financial crisis makes it hard for them to borrow money?” she added.
  • Man Behind GOP Tent Attack Allegedly Reveals Why He Did It, and It’s Not Good [Jacksonville, FL]

    02/11/2020 12:56:54 PM PST · by Red Badger · 80 replies
    Red State ^ | 3:00 pm on February 11, 2020 | by Nick Arama
    On Saturday, a man in a van drove into a tent with Trump campaign volunteers in it who were registering people to vote. The incident took place in a Walmart parking lot in Jacksonville, Florida. Fortunately, the people in the tent were able to jump out of the way in time. But the man allegedly got out of the vehicle and gave the finger to the volunteers before he sped away and he videoed at least part of the incident. That last action seemed to make it very clear that it wasn’t an accident and that it was a targeted...
  • Jew Removed From 'Peace' Event After Challenging Rep. Tlaib About Her Alleged Anti-Semitism [Dov Hikind]

    02/11/2020 12:56:07 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 11, 2020 | 12:36pm EST | Michael W. Chapman
    When former New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind, a conservative Democrat and a Jew, challenged Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) about her alleged anti-Semitism at a Muslims for Peace event on Sunday at Rutgers University, several police officers surrounded him and then forcibly removed him from the event. As Hikind, the founder of Americans Against Anti-Semitism, was being forced out of the room, the attendees started chanting “Ra-shi-da! Ra-shi-da! Ra-shi-da!” After the altercation, Hikind tweeted, “Police just ejected me from an event of @Muslims4Peace at @RutgersU which was a fine event until @RashidaTlaib showed up. I challenged her about her antisemitism...
  • Rashida Tlaib Says She was TRIGGERED by Trump at SOTU

    02/09/2020 4:38:30 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 59 replies
    Ovation Eddie 2 ^ | 9/2/20 | Rashida Tlaib
  • Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar held hands at State of the Union through 'moments of triggering'

    02/08/2020 3:44:14 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/07/20 | John Gage
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib said she and Rep. Ilhan Omar had to hold hands at points during President Trump's State of the Union address to comfort each other. "It think was a huge struggle for me because I don't think people realize its worse in - when you're actually there," the Michigan Democrat said at an event with Rep. Ilhan Omar about listening to the address. "No, it really is, it actually - there was moments of triggering, and I kept holding your hand," Tlaib said, looking at Omar. "And we intentionally sat next to each other to support each other."...
  • Rashida Tlaib Releases Apologetic Statement After Booing Hillary Clinton

    02/01/2020 9:27:30 AM PST · by bkopto · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/1/2020 | Hanna Bleau
    Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Saturday released an apologetic statement after going viral for booing Hillary Clinton at a campaign event for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Friday evening, explaining that she allowed her “disappointment with Secretary Clinton’s latest comments about Senator Sanders and his supporters get the best of me.” Tlaib released the statement after booing at the mention of Clinton at Sanders’ “Caucus Concert” in Clive, Iowa, explaining her frustration with attempts to “dismiss the strength and diversity” of Sanders’ movement. “I am so incredibly in love with the movement that our campaign of #NotMeUs has created. This...
  • Tlaib boos Clinton at Sanders event, says 'haters will shut up on Monday when we win' Iowa

    02/01/2020 3:08:32 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/31/20 | BROOKE SEIPEL
    Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) booed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a live campaign event for presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Iowa on Friday. **SNIP** At the end of their discussion, activist Dionna Langford, who was serving as moderator, mentioned Clinton recently saying "nobody likes [Sanders]," eliciting boos from the audience. Langford sought to quell the booing, saying: "We're not gonna boo, we're not gonna boo. We're classy here." That was when Tlaib jumped in, laughingly saying: "I'll boo. Boo." "You all know I can't be quiet," Tlaib added. "The haters will shut up on Monday...