House Repub­li­cans Move To Cen­sure Tlaib Over Israel Rhetoric

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House Republicans Move To Censure Tlaib Over Israel Rhetoric

A pair of House Repub­li­cans announced a res­o­lu­tion to cen­sure Rep. Rashi­da Tlaib (D‑MI) this week fol­low­ing her con­tro­ver­sial response to the dead­ly attack on Israel by Hamas.
Rep. Jack Bergman (R‑MI), who intro­duced the mea­sure with anoth­er GOP col­league, said Tlaib’s “long­stand­ing his­to­ry of anti­se­mit­ic and racist rhetoric toward Israel can­not go unchecked.”

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— Rep. Jack Bergman (@RepJackBergman) Octo­ber 11, 2023

The two-page res­o­lu­tion cites a num­ber of com­ments and actions by Tlaib over the years, includ­ing, most recent­ly, her state­ment on Sun­day call­ing for an end to an “apartheid sys­tem” on Pales­tini­ans backed by the Unit­ed States that she said can lead to “resis­tance.”

Not­ing the “series of coor­di­nat­ed attacks on Israel per­pe­trat­ed by Hamas ter­ror­ists” left “more Jews dead than any sin­gle day since the Holo­caust,” the res­o­lu­tion calls for Tlaib’s cen­sure as well as dic­tates that the House “stands with the State of Israel and rejects anti-semi­tism in all its forms” and “renounces fringe beliefs that the State of Israel is an apartheid …