Rashida Tlaib's comment about Trump controversial among Detroiters

Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib Will be Sworn in Using Thomas Jefferson's Quran

Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib Will be Sworn in Using Thomas Jefferson's Quran

On Thursday night, newly elected MI congresswoman Rashida Tlaib held a rally where she pledged to impeach President Donald Trump.

"And I said, 'Baby they don't, because we're going to go in there and impeach the motherfucker", Tlaib continued to applause.

Nancy Pelosi, who was re-elected speaker of the House Thursday, said she isn't ruling out impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, depending on the findings by the special counsel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

Video of the vulgar declaration drew a great deal of attention on Twitter.

Tlaib is only the second Palestinian-American to make it to Congress, after Justin Amash, a Republican, was elected in western MI in 2009.

She wrote in an opinion piece for the Detroit Free Press that there was overwhelming evidence that Trump had committed impeachable offences including "obstructing justice; violating the emoluments clause; abusing the pardon power; directing or seeking to direct law enforcement to prosecute political adversaries for improper purposes".

"I think President Trump has met his match", she said.

"Falasteen", as she often calls it, using the Arabic word for Palestine, has been a major component of who she is as a person and as a politician, she says.

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She also told the George Soros-backed organization, "For me it's really about taking down these corporate billionaires".

Some on social media have started to post pictures of their own thobes in a show of solidarity with Tlaib.

"I think she dishonored herself, and I think she dishonored her family". Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), a pastor, cried out "Jeez, no!" he said when told of her comments. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said that it was much too early to talk about impeachment "intelligently", and that her vulgarity was inappropriate.

Two members of the left flank, California Congressman Brad Sherman and Texas Congressman Al Green, introduced articles of impeachment against Trump on Thursday, the first day of the new Congress.

Pelosi said Thursday that she wouldn't rule out impeachment or the indictment of the president, but also said such actions would not benefit the country.

Abuznaid said Arabs and Muslims in the United States have generally been placed under an "orientalist trope" that portrays them as violent savages.

But not even Democrats are welcoming Tlaib's comments. Rep. What we did find is serial incompetence among the elite media to cover this White House, who have also peddled story after story claiming to be Russian Federation bombshells that only end up being massive nothing burgers. Democrats, she argued, had "no solutions for America".

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