A REPUBLICAN representative wants Congress to remove Rashida Tlaib from her committee assignments for her “anti-Semitic” comments and “heinous behavior.” Guy Reschenthaler, from Pennsylvania, urged for Democrats to support Tlaib’s removal from her committee seats in a statement to the conservative website Breitbart. Reschenthaler’s comments come after Tlaib, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, recently participated in an online convention held by the group American Muslims for Palestine, which he criticized as being anti-Semitic. “Rep. Tlaib’s participation in this conference, coupled with her recently deleted retweet of a slogan calling for the elimination of Israel, are just the latest examples of a deeply disturbing pattern of anti-Semitism that has been on display since she was elected,” he said. Reschenthaler also accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of remaining “deafening silent” about Tlaib’s support of Palestine and refusing “to condemn her heinous behavior.” “By failing to act and hold Rep. Tlaib accountable, Pelosi is emboldening her and others to continue spreading and escalating this dangerous, hateful bigotry,” Reschenthaler alleged.Tlaib also recently came under fire for retweeting a post with the phrase “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free.” The line, which refers to the disputed region between the Jordan River… Read full this story
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