Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib had a lot to say when she voted against a House resolution on Friday that promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but some are suggesting her choice of attire for the occasion is speaking louder than her words.
Tlaib donned a keffiyeh – the official scarf of Palestinian fighters – on the House floor on Friday to voice her opposition to HR-326, which she claims would treat her grandmother living in the West Bank as a “second-class citizen.”
.@RashidaTlaib constantly questions the loyalty of Jews in America. She wraps herself in a Palestinian flag on election night and now, today, in a keffiyeh, on the House floor.
Q: Why is it ok for her to have dual loyalty but Jews aren't allowed to?
A: She hates Jews. pic.twitter.com/9x1lZoONYm
— Bryan E. Leib (@realBryanLeib) December 6, 2019
“I rise today as a proud granddaughter of a strong, loving Palestinian woman, my Sity,” Tlaib told her colleagues, scarf around her neck. “And for me to stand up for her human dignity, I must oppose House Resolution 326.”
The symbolism wasn’t lost on viewers at home.
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