Rep. Rashida Tlaib is revealed to be part of a hidden Facebook group where members have expressed support for Hamas and made anti-Israel statements.
The group’s founder, Maher Abdel-qader, has ties to Tlaib and has been criticized for antisemitic posts.
Tlaib’s association with him has raised concerns, as he has also been a significant fundraiser for her. (Trending: Court Hands Down Crucial 2nd Amendment Ruling)
Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib says there's been a "distortion" of her words.
Now she is dealing with the consequences of her alleged call for genocide against Israel.
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“Since yesterday I have been attached to the TV watching the news,” a member wrote to the “American Media”.
“You, and the people directing you, are the problem, you created it almost 100 years ago, made it official 75 years ago and you have been feeding its flam ever since,” they continued.
Adding, “You consider Hamas a terrorist organization and I am not going to argue with you at the same time you have been broadcasting that they have been killing women and children, guess that is what terrorists do at the same time no mention to the killing of Palestinian women, children and entire families killed on a daily basses (sic) by the [peace-loving] state of Israel using American gifts of weapons and jet fighters.”
“Yesterday I didn’t see Hamas I saw the grand kids (sic) of the refugees that ethnically cleansed from their homeland attacking the grand kids (sic) of the colonists whom sent them to diaspora,” insisted the anti-Zionist.
Additionally, Tlaib has faced scrutiny over her comments regarding the Israel-Hamas conflict.
Abdel-qader has shown support for other progressive politicians, including Cori Bush.