Rep. Rashida Tlaib: “I will not be silenced"

U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib choked up as she condemned a resolution to censure her. House Republicans have introduced two separate measures to censure the Democrat amid cross-party criticism of her comments on the War on Gaza.

Ms. Tlaib, the only Palestinian-American member of Congress, posted a video accusing Joe Biden of supporting genocide in Gaza.

“I will not be silenced and I will not let you distort my words,” Ms. Tlaib said on Tuesday 7 November. “No government is beyond criticism. The idea that criticising the government of Israel is antisemitic sets a very dangerous precedent, and it’s been used to silence diverse voices speaking up for human rights across our nation.”

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