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REP TLAIB: Thinking about Holocaust gives me ‘a calming feeling’

Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib gets a “calming feeling” when she reflects on the deaths of millions of Jews during the Holocaust, but she loves “the fact” that her Palestinian ancestors “were trying to create a safe haven for Jews” after World War II.

Tlaib, an outspoken Palestinian-American and one of two female Muslims in Congress, drew backlash from her colleagues in Congress and others over anti-Semitic comments on a Friday episode of the Yahoo News podcast Skullduggery.

“There’s always kind of a calming feeling, I tell folks, when I think of the Holocaust, and the tragedy of the Holocaust, and the fact that it was my ancestors – Palestinians – who lost their land and some lost their lives, their livelihood, their human dignity, their existence in many ways, have been wiped out …,” Tlaib said.

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