Tlaib Defiant, Emotional in House Floor Speech

Posted on AllSides November 7th, 2023
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., a member of the Squad of far-left wing Democrats, took to the House floor Tuesday after her colleagues on both sides of the aisle advanced a measure to censure her for repeated antisemitic comments in the wake of Hamas' massacre of more than 1,400 Israelis on Oct. 7. Tlaib became emotional while defending Palestinians in Gaza but also lashed out at her fellow lawmakers. "I will not be silenced and I will not let you distort my words," Tlaib said. "No government is beyond criticism. The...

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