President Trump slammed controversial Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Monday after the left-wing legislator said she senses a “calming feeling” when she thinks about the “tragedy of the Holocaust.”
“Democrat Rep. Tlaib is being slammed for her horrible and highly insensitive statement on the Holocaust. She obviously has tremendous hatred of Israel and the Jewish people. Can you imagine what would happen if I ever said what she said, and says?” posted the President on social media.
“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, and some people’s passports,” Tlaib said during a recent interview.
Democrat Rep. Tlaib is being slammed for her horrible and highly insensitive statement on the Holocaust. She obviously has tremendous hatred of Israel and the Jewish people. Can you imagine what would happen if I ever said what she said, and says?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 13, 2019
Liz Cheney who was mentioned specifically wasted no time in responding to Tlaib. Cheney retweeted the Congresswoman’s Press Release and commented:
“Here’s @RepRashida direct quote, ‘There’s a calming feeling I always tell folks when I think of the Holocaust,’ and her ‘history’ of what happened after is a fantasy based on lies spread to delegitimize the state of Israel.”
CARTOON FALLOUT: NY Times Takes ‘Disciplinary Steps’ Against Publisher of Anti-Semitic Illustration
The New York Times yielded to growing international pressure Thursday and announced they would be taking “disciplinary steps” against the editor that approved a vicious anti-Semitic cartoon featuring President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The Times confirmed the paper is “taking disciplinary steps with the production editor who selected the cartoon for publication,” adding staffers will take “unconscious bias training to ensure it includes a direct focus on anti-Semitism.”
“Though I’ve been assured there was no malice involved in this mistake, we fell far short of our standards and values in this case,” added the paper’s publisher.
The cartoon depicts Netanyahu as a dog wearing a Star-of-David leash held by a blind President Trump.
Read the full report at Fox News.
CORTEZ: Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitic Tirade Part of a ‘Learning Process’ for America
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued her full-fledged defense of Embattled Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Thursday; dismissing her anti-Semitic tirade as a “learning process.”
Question: "Do you think Congresswoman Omar was unfairly singled out?"
— The Hill (@thehill) March 7, 2019
“I think it’s a learning experience, and it’s part of the fact that when we elect the most diverse Democratic caucus that we have in pretty much ever, it means that we have new communities at the table, new conversations that need to be had, and we have to learn how to have conversations differently every time,” said Cortez.
“So I think it’s just part of a learning process that we have as a country, frankly,” she added.