Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 8, 2023 / 18:00 pm
The House of Representatives voted Tuesday night to formally censure Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib for her remarks “promoting false narratives” regarding the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attack and for “calling for the destruction of the state of Israel.”
Introduced by Georgia Republican Rep. Richard McCormick, the resolution to censure Tlaib passed in a 234-188 vote, with 22 Democrats joining nearly all Republicans voting in favor.
Though a censure carries no legal penalties and does not remove Tlaib from office, it signals the serious disapproval of House members for her comments, which have been perceived by some advocates as deeply antisemitic.
Rashida is a liar. Why? Because the chant “From the river to the sea” is a translation of the original Arabic chant “from the water to the water, Palestine will remain Arab.” This is a genocidal call to ethnically cleanse the land from all non-Arabs i.e. the Jews.— Imam of Peace (@Imamofpeace) November 4, 2023
The original… https://t.co/w3A00yRtIr