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Rashida Tlaib doubles down after McCarthy cancels 'antisemitic' event, holds it in Senate

Posted on AllSides May 11th, 2023
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Progressive "Squad" member Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., doubled down with her plans to host an anti-Israel event after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy canceled it, vowing that Palestinian Americans "will not be silenced." Tlaib said Wednesday that she would defy McCarthy and move forward with plans to host an event recognizing the "Nakba," a Palestinian term for the that translates to "catastrophe." She moved the event to a Senate hearing room and later declared, "Let the headlines read ‘McCarthy tries to erase Palestine but fails.’" The speaker had condemned her plans...

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