Racists went on the attack online after Michigan Democrat, Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American woman to serve in Congress was sworn in using President Thomas Jefferson's Koran, Raw Story reports.
"I thought her comments were disgraceful", Trump said at a press briefing in the Rose Garden Friday afternoon. Trump immediately seized on the topic, asking in a tweet Friday, "How do you impeach a president who has won perhaps the greatest election of all time, done nothing wrong". Bullies don't win." She said she replied: "Baby, they don't.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib learned that before lunch Friday, when her profane remarks the night before vowing to impeach President Donald Trump drew nearly no support, and plenty of pushback, from members of her party.
Rep. -elect Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) votes for Speaker-designate Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) along with her kids during the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 03, 2019 in Washington, DC. Concerning President Trump, she was quite clear what she wants to do.
According to the Washington Examiner, Tlaib, a Democrat, used the expletive at "an event hosted by progressive organization MoveOn".
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Some on social media have started to post pictures of their own thobes in a show of solidarity with Tlaib. "No matter what this President says or does, it seems to take our focus away from the harm & pain we allow him to cause our people", she tweeted.
Some Democrats have adopted a cautious tone when discussing the possible impeachment of President Trump. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said that it was much too early to talk about impeachment "intelligently", and that her vulgarity was inappropriate.
Sherman criticized the tenor of Tlaib's remarks but defended pushing for impeachment. "We should have better manners than that, I assure you".
Ms Omar, a refugee from Somalia who sought asylum in the United States 23 years ago, took the oath using a Quran belonging to her late grandfather. Democrats, she argued, had "no solutions for America". "Their biggest hope is that they want us to succeed, but they also don't want us to lose a part of who we are".