Rashida Tlaib, who has made headlines for being the first Palestinian-American woman sworn in to US Congress, on Thursday told a room of her supporters that President Donald Trump will be impeached. Hours after her swearing-in, Tlaib caught the attention of a lot of people in Washington, as well as the internet, when she said to a crowd of supporters, "Let's impeach the motherfucker!" "You can't impeach somebody who is doing a great job", he said, echoing his tweet from Thursday morning.
"And when your son looks at you and says, 'Momma, look you won, bullies don't win.' And I said, 'Baby, they don't, ' because we're gonna go in there and we're gonna impeach the mother******".
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made it clear that impeachment is not a priority for her new Democratic majority, but she faces pressure from the left flank to more aggressively pursue the issue. As I said, generationally, that would not be the language I would use, but nonetheless, I don't think we should make a big deal of it.
Sarsour is best known as one of the leaders of the Women's March, which has recently been roiled with accusations of anti-Semitism, with one activist recently telling The New York Times she was pushed out of the movement and that her Jewish identity was a cause for her ejection.
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Another pro-Republican account claimed Tlaib's comments actually help Republicans, not Democrats.
"There is no place for that kind of rhetoric", he said on Fox News.
I love Michelle Obama's message of "When they go low, we go high".
Though not an official candidate at the time, Trump's name was frequently mentioned as a possible candidate as far back as 2000 - and he was actively pushing the birther conspiracy theory about President Barack Obama at the time.
House Democrat Brad Sherman agrees, and on Thursday formally introduced impeachment measures against Trump. We won the Senate, they won the House.
"As a kid, I acted as my grandfather's translator at our caucuses, and he was the one who first sparked my interest in politics", Omar said on Twitter.
In an interview with The Detroit Free Press, Tlaib emphasized that she wanted to use the Quran because she "believe (s) in secular government".