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Kevin McCarthy blocks Rashida Tlaib from hosting ‘antisemitic’ event calling Israel a ‘catastrophe’

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2023
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy canceled an upcoming event at the U.S. Capitol hosted by Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., that would have decried Israel as a "catastrophe" for Palestinians and the world. Tlaib had sought to reserve space at the Captiol Visitor Center to mark the "Nakba," a Palestinian term for the 1948 founding of Israel that translates to "catastrophe." McCarthy decried her plans as "antisemitic" and used his seniority to reserve the event space for himself. The event will instead commemorate Israel's 75th anniversary, which will land on May 14....

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