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.”
— 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 …