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Rashida Harbi Tlaib is an American politician and lawyer serving as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district since 2019. The district includes the western half of Detroit, along with several of its western suburbs and much of the Downriver area. A member of the Democratic Party, Tlaib represented the 6th and 12th districts of the Michigan House of Representatives before her election to Congress.
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Trump impeachment T-shirts? Grow up, Rep. Tlaib. Removing a president is serious business.If Donald Trump is her tutor on tactics, Rashida Tlaib is doing it wrong. Neither of them serve Americans well by appealing to their coarser appetites.
Tlaib's campaign begins selling "Impeach the MF" T-shirts"Together, we will fight back and protect our democracy," Tlaib tweeted with the launch of the T-shirts
Rashida Tlaib argues with pro-vaping witness during hearing: 'Are you a conspiracy theorist?'"Are you a conspiracy theorist?" Rashida Tlaib asked the witness. "I think my politics are entirely irrelevant to this hearing," Vicki Porter replied.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother to Donald Trump: Let's talk about your peace planThe White House will soon unveil its Middle East peace plan. A 90-year-old grandmother to Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she'd welcome President Trump to talk about it.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother has an offer for President TrumpRep. Rashida Tlaib's 90-year-old grandmother has offered to host President Trump if and when his Israel-Palestine peace plan is put forth.
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Donald Trump calls Jews who vote Democrat 'disloyal'The President's comments triggered uproar - REUTERS President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great..
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8/19/19: Red and BlueRep. Omar and Tlaib address Israel controversy; Texas Democrats trying to oust Sen. Cornyn
Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar address Israel travel controversyStanding side by side, Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar forcefully denounced the controversial decision by the Israeli government to deny them entry into the country, casting the travel..
After blocked visit, Tlaib gets emotional as Omar questions whether Israel is an allyReps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., blasted both President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an emotional news conference Monday.
Tlaib and Omar hold press conference about scrapped Israel tripThe Democratic lawmakers were barred from visiting Israel because of their support for boycotting the country
Politics week in review: Israel's travel ban on "Squad" members; Trump wants to buy GreenlandPresident Trump's battle against members of the so-called "Squad" of Democrats reached the international stage this week. On Thursday, Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the..
"More than anything, I'm a granddaughter": Tlaib tells supportersIrael upended diplomatic norms earlier this week by barring her and fellow freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from joining a trip attended by other lawmakers
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'May God ruin Trump': Rashida Tlaib's grandmother slaps down president over Israel trip commentsRashida Tlaib's grandmother has condemned Donald Trump over his comments about the congresswoman's proposed trip to Israel and the Palestinian occupied territories. More follows… Independent news..
Tlaib Says She Will Not Visit Grandmother in Israel After Being Treated ‘Like a Criminal’Representative Rashida Tlaib said she will not visit Israel to visit her grandmother and other Palestinian relatives on the West Bank after being treated “like a criminal” by Israel, which..
'A complete setup': Trump criticizes Tlaib for declining Israel's approval to see elderly grandmotherCiting "racist treatment" and "oppressive conditions," Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., who is of Palestinian descent said she will not be going to the West Bank to visit her grandmother even though..
Israel denying entry to members of Congress would be "damaging," former U.S. ambassador saysIsrael's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moved to keep two Democratic members of Congress out of the country after pressure from President Trump. A humanitarian pass was eventually granted to..
Rep. Rashida Tlaib cancels trip to West Bank after Israel reverses banCongresswoman Rashida Tlaib says she will not go to Israel even though the country reversed its decision to bar her from entering. Dan Raviv, senior Washington correspondent at i24 News, joins CBSN to..
U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions'U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against..
Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she won't visit Israel after allU.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has canceled plans to travel to Israel and the West Bank. Israel initially banned her before saying it would allow the trip on humanitarian grounds. CBS News' Nikole..
U.S. Rep. Tlaib refuses Israel's 'oppressive conditions' for West Bank visitU.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family there because the Israeli government had imposed..
Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer of 'humanitarian' visitRashida Tlaib said permission to see family in the West Bank was subject to "oppressive conditions".
Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s ConditionsIsrael said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib said she would cancel her trip.
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Tlaib cancels Israel trip, citing "oppressive conditions""I can't allow the State of Israel to take away that light by humiliating me," Tlaib tweeted of her connections to the Palestinian people
Eye Opener at 8: Israel to allow Rashida Tlaib in for humanitarian visitA look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
Israel says it will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter West Bank on humanitarian groundsIsrael reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. She can see her grandmother in the West Bank.
Israel will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter country but maintains ban on Ilhan OmarIsrael’s government changed its mind overnight and will allow a visit from one of the two Democratic congresswomen it barred from entering the country. Rashida Tlaib will get a humanitarian pass to..