Quantcast

GOP Rep. Calls on Dems to Remove Anti-Semite Rashida Tlaib From Committees

'Just the latest examples of a deeply disturbing pattern of anti-Semitism that has been on display since she was elected...'

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Penn., called on Democrats to strip Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., of her committee assignments after it was reported that she attended an “anti-Israel advocacy” conference featuring participants with reported connections to terrorist financiers.

Tlaib attended the annual American Muslims for Palestine conference over Thanksgiving weekend alongside Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Betty McCollum, D-Minn.

Several anti-Israel groups that support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement also attended, including the Palestinian Return Center, which has reportedly been linked to Hamas.

Other speakers at the conference included Huwaida Arraf, a BDS promoter and lawyer who represented a Palestinian terrorist, according to the Washington Free Beacon, and the Holy Land Foundation, which funneled upwards of $12 million to Hamas in 2001.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Tlaib’s participation in the event, coupled with the fact that Tlaib recently shared a tweet that stated, “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free,” should disqualify Tlaib from serving on Democratic committees, Reschenthaler argued.

“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 in a statement. “Yet Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats refuse to condemn her heinous behavior.”

Reschenthaler pointed out that Republicans have been quick to denounce anti-Semitic and racist conduct among their own.

“House Republicans demonstrated we have zero tolerance for hateful speech in our ranks,” Reschenthaler noted. “When outgoing Republican Congressman Steve King made inexcusable racist remarks, not only did he receive widespread condemnation from both sides of the aisle, but Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy rightfully stripped him of his committee assignments.”

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Democrats, however, have refused to do the same, he said.

“The lack of condemnation from the left regarding Rashida Tlaib’s attendance at an anti-Israel conference last week is deeply disturbing,” Reschenthaler said.

Copyright 2022. No part of this site may be reproduced in whole or in part in any manner without the permission of the copyright owner. To inquire about licensing content, use the contact form at https://headlineusa.com/advertising.
- Advertisement -

TRENDING NOW

FBI’s Narrative About Texas Synagogue Terrorist Unravels

(John Ransom, Headline USA) The man who the FBI initially claimed was acting under motives other than anti-Semitism repeatedly talked about “f****ing” Jews” after he...

Pa. Senate Committee Passes Congressional Map; Leftists Cry ‘Gerrymandering’

(Victor Skinner, The Center Square) The Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee has approved a House bill to create new congressional districts for the commonwealth,...

Republicans Push For Greater Access to COVID Therapeutics

(Brett Rowland, The Center Square) Republicans are pushing for greater access to monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19 after the federal government took over the...

New Hampshire Lawmakers Weigh Ban on Native-American Mascots

(Christian Wade, The Center Square) New Hampshire lawmakers are weighing a proposal to outlaw the use of Native American mascots in public schools, including...

Dunleavy Pledges to Work For Alaskans Despite Leftist Media’s Murkowski Distractions

(Headline USA) Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he doesn't see his acceptance of former President Donald Trump's endorsement as hurting his relationship with...

UPDATE: Manchin Reveals Nick Saban Opposed Ending Filibuster After All

UPDATE (1/21/22, 10:30 am): Sen. Joe Manchin tweeted the full text of the letter from West Virginia graduates including Nick Saban. He revealed...

Following Filibuster Failure, Race-Hustling Leftists Pounce on McConnell ‘Gaffe’

(Mark Pellin, Headline USA) Race-hustling leftists seized on the intentional misinterpretation of a remark by Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to wage a petty and...

Tenn. Republican Introduces Self-Defense Bill In Honor of Kyle Rittenhouse

(Headline USA)  A Tennessee Republican introduced a self-defense bill this week in honor of Kyle Rittenhouse, the 18-year-old who was found not guilty last...

M&M Characters to Become More ‘Inclusive’

(Molly Bruns, Headline USA) Mars Inc. has announced that their M&M's characters are being redesigned to be more "inclusive" and have more "nuanced personalities," proving...
- Advertisement -