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Rashida Tlaib Blames ‘Senior’ Democrats After Partnership With Terror-Linked Group Draws Backlash

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Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib blamed senior members of her party after she and Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar faced a backlash for partnering with a terror-linked group for their cancelled trip to Israel.

Tlaib and Omar held a joint press conference on Monday to address the cancelled trip, which Israel barred the lawmakers from making on account of their support for the anti-Israel boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) movement.

Palestinian-based organization Miftah, which has terror ties and in the past promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, was partially sponsoring the trip. Tlaib dodged responsibility for the partnership when asked about Miftah at the press conference.

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“Our colleagues that are senior members, some of whom have served multiple terms, actually told us about the organization,” said Tlaib, who broke down crying at another point in the press conference.”We’re not the ones who chose the organization,” Tlaib added. “A U.S.-based sponsor organization chose it. But I think there were five members of Congress that actually went on a trip sponsored by the same organization.”

Five House Democrats attended a Miftah-sponsored trip to Israel in 2016: Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, Dan Kildee of Michigan, Hank Johnson of Georgia, Matt Cartwright of Pennsylvania and Mark Pocan of Wisconsin. The five Democrats reportedly met with an alleged member of a Palestinian terrorist group during that trip.

Tlaib’s chief of staff did not return an email inquiring which members pointed Tlaib and Omar to Miftah.

National Review writer David French described Tlaib and Omar’s partnership with Miftah as a “national scandal,” noting that Miftah had re-published neo-Nazi content and “actually published blood libel, posting an article that accused ‘the Jews [of using] the blood of Christians in the Jewish Passover.’”

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Tlaib and Omar also faced criticism for promoting work from an anti-Semitic cartoonist on Instagram in response to the trip’s cancellation.

”Reps. Tlaib and Omar absolutely shouldn’t have lifted up the work of a cartoonist who frequently promotes hate toward Israel, mocks the Holocaust and traffics in #antiSemitic tropes. Doing so legitimizes his bigotry,” Jonathan Greenblatt, a former Obama administration official who now heads the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), wrote on Twitter.

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  1. Force Recon Marine

    Islam was banned from the United States in 1952. But the politically correct left doesn’t
    want us to know this because they don’t respect or uphold United States Law.

    The Immigration and Nationality Act passed June 27, 1952 revised the laws relating to immigration, naturalization, and nationality of the United States. That Act, which became Public Law 414, established both the law and the intent of Congress regarding the immigration of Aliens to the US and remains in effect today.

    Among the many issues it covers, one in particular, found in Chapter 2 Section 212, is the prohibition of entry to the US if the Alien belongs to an organization seeking to overthrow the government of the United States by “force, violence, or other unconstitutional means.”

    This by its very definition, rules out Islamic Immigration to the United States but this law is being ignored by the leftists. Islamic Immigration to the United States would be prohibited under this law because the Koran, Sharia Law, and the Hadith all require complete submission to Islam, which is antithetical to the US Government and the Constitution and to the Republic. All Muslims who attest that the Koran is their life’s guiding principle subscribe to submission to Islam and its form of government .
    Now the Politically Correct left would say Islamists cannot be prohibited from entering the US because Islam is a religion.

    HOWEVER on November 18, 1990 the 101st congress QUIETLY repealed the McCarren Warner Act forbidding “Muslims” from holding office; members of congress supporting this repeal were Dick Cheney, John McCain, Joe Biden, Al Gore, John Kerry, Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, and Nancy Pelosi to name a few!

    So we now have a few Muslims voted into congress. Due to their faith, they refuse to put their hand on the Bible and swear to uphold our constitution. We are being destroyed from within our own nation. The Trojan Horse has made it into our government!

    Islam is not a religion. It is a governing doctrine that not only dictates religious beliefs, but also social behavior that includes laws, penalties and punishments, not by God, but by people if the laws are not obeyed. Islam is a form of government, not a religion. It does not belong here. By their own admission and the verses in the Quran, Islam’s goal is to dominate any land in which they enter and to kill and rape anyone who does not submit to their beliefs! That alone, makes Islam an enemy of the state and constitution. It set’s Islam above all other laws and does away with all constitutional rights afforded by the constitution!

    Weather it is a religion is immaterial because the law states that Aliens who are affiliated with any “organization” that advocates the overthrow of our government are prohibited. As previously stated Islam, Sharia and the Hadith ALL call for COMPLETE SUBMISSION and for no allegiance to anything else.

    According to Sharia law, Muslim men are allowed to practice polygamy. According to the Quran, a man may have up to four legal wives at any one time. (Muhammad had thirteen wives,) The husband is required to treat all wives equally. Let the beatings and mutilations begin! Why ANY Muslim woman here in the US would agree to live under Sharia Law is the mystery of the ages!!!.
    Everyone should be aware that Islam does not allow for abortions so each of these wives has an average of 8 children. Doing the math, within twenty years there will be enough Muslim voters in the U.S. to elect the President. Islam is not a religion Islam is a CULT!!!

    It is my belief that EVERYONE in the U.S. should be required to read this, however, unless each one of us passes this along the ACLU will not allow for this to occur let alone become publicized. I have done my part to pass this information on, will you forward this along, or will you drop the ball?

    Now we have a government that has completely stop listening to the taxpayers, the people who pay their salaries. Demorrhoids have deteriorated so far as to have an Anti-Semitic Muslim woman threatening the Jewish people and the LIEberal Democrats refuse to censure or impeach her. They refuse to protect our borders. That refuses to honor their oaths of office. The Democrats are now the enemy of the people!!!

    Islamophobe (is-slahm-oh-fohb) A non-Muslim who knows more than they are supposed to know about Islam

    The 3 Phases of Muslim Immigration.
    Phase 1 – Few in number – Oppressed Islam – Play the Victim – Claim Islamophobia – More Tolerant of Others
    Phase 2 – Large Minority – Indignant Islam Threatening – Demand Sharia Law – Intolerant of Infidels
    Phase 3 – Clear Majority Dominant Islam Militant – Strict Sharia Law – Kill/Subdue All Infidels
    For 1400 Years This Pattern Hasn’t Changed. There are no Moderates, as Moderates Are Irrelevant.

    Attention Americans
    Although many armed citizens of the US continually declare that they are prepared for hand to hand combat with Muslims, “please be advised that it’s not going to happen”. Islam’s intentions are to get enough bodies in your country to legally win a federal election, and then take full control of your once great nation. When that happens “what will all the brave Americans with guns do”? Do you think they will take to the streets and murder every member of the newly elected Islamic Party of America?
    If 330 million American’s cannot remove one Islamic president who was destroying their country, how would they be able to get rid of an entire political party that has full control over the country?
    The only thing that can save America “and Canada” is that all Islamic immigration be stopped “immediately”. If it is not stopped, it is guaranteed that the children of your grandchildren will suffer under a Sharia Law government.

    Assimilate they say??
    We provide refuge. We provide welfare. We allow 100% of all Mosques. We allow Islamic Ideology into our schools. We are allowing Sharia Law by pretending it doesn’t happen. We are paying tax on Halal food. We allow fully masked (hooded) people to run the streets and enter into public spaces. We are making exceptions to our laws. – We are doing a better job at assimilating to the Muslim way of life than those who should be assimilating into our way of life!

    What do we expect from these Islamic fanatic radicals who are now two of our Democratic house of representatives members. Thank you Dearborn, Michigan and Minneapolis Minnesota. You are truly not Patriotic Americans.

    This is the beginning of trying to end America’s friendship with Israel. The defamation of the Jewish religion and race. The gathering and generating of sympathy for Islamic terrorists and terrorism. The total disrespect and general destruction of our American way of life. You can’t have Sharia Law and constitutional law coexist. They are diametrically opposed. You can’t have one part of our country Sharia and the other constitutional. So what is it going to be? Radical Islam or our U.S. constitutional law? It’s up to you, the American citizen, to decide.

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