House Democrat slams Tlaib for ‘antisemitic’ remarks on Israel

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib told an online conference that progressives shouldn't back Israel's "apartheid government" Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz called the comments "nothing short of antisemitic" Two other members of Congress have since spoken out against the comments. The comments were part of a discussion on the killing of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest American Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, called on all Democratic House offices Thursday "not to engage in dishonest, Islamophobic attacks" on Rep. Rashida Tlaib, following critical remarks she made about Israel.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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House Democrat slams Tlaib for ‘antisemitic’ remarks on Israel

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) on Wednesday slammed Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for claiming that individuals cannot be considered progressive if they support Israel. In remarks at an American Muslims for Palestine event on Tuesday, Tlaib — who is Palestinian American — spoke out against the “apartheid government of Israel” before vowing to “push back”…

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Democrats slam Rashida Tlaib for saying Israel supporters can't be progressive

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Is Among Those to Criticize Rep. Tlaib, Saying That Her ‘Outrageous Progressive Litmus Test’ on Israel Is ‘Nothing Short of Antisemitic’

2 months ago·Tel Aviv- Yafo, Israel
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib says one cannot be progressive and support Israel’s ‘apartheid government’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib said people cannot call themselves progressive while supporting Israel's "apartheid government" in a fiery claim during a virtual Palestine advocacy conference Tuesday.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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SEE IT: Jerry Nadler dismisses Rashida Tlaib's claim on backing 'apartheid' Israel

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Fellow Democrat Calls Rashida Tlaib ‘Antisemitic’ After She Claims Israel Has ‘Apartheid Government’

Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz called fellow Democrat Rashida Tlaib's claim that progressives can not support Israel "antisemitic" in a Wednesday tweet.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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