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Rep. Rashida Tlaib Cancels Visit To Israel And The West Bank

Posted on AllSides August 16th, 2019
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US House, Israel

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., says she's canceling her visit to Israel and the West Bank.

Israel's interior ministry announced Friday that it would allow Tlaib to enter the country as a private citizen to visit her aging grandmother, after it banned her and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., from going on a political trip amid pressure from President Trump.

In a statement Friday morning, Tlaib said that she "decided to not travel to Palestine and Israel at this time. Visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions meant to humiliate me would...

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https://www.npr.org/2019/08/16/751674684/israel-says-it-will-grant-visa-to-rep-rashida-tlaib-reversing-earlier-ban

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