Israel denies entry to the country of Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

U.S. 08/15/19, 14:07

Israel's deputy foreign minister confirmed Thursday, Aug. 15, that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib would be declared “persona non grata” after Israeli officials held talks on the decision to deny them entry on the grounds that they promoted anti-Semitism. According to The Times of Israel, Tzipi Hotovely announced, "We won’t ...

Metzler: The NAACP’s hateful call to impeach the president

Opinion 07/29/19, 19:47

At the 110th NAACP annual convention in Detroit, delegates voted unanimously last week to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. The NAACP’s official Twitter account announced the news Wednesday, including the hashtag #WhenWeFightWeWin.  #BREAKING: NAACP delegates UNANIMOUSLY pass vote calling for the impeachment of President, Donald J. Trump at the #NAACPConvention.#WhenWeFightWeWin — ...

‘AOC Plus 3 are a nightmare for America!’ says President Trump

Politics 07/24/19, 03:45

President Trump addressed students at a summit for the conservative group Turning Point USA in Washington, this week, where he spoke at length to more than 1,000 students from 50 states. The president encouraged them to stand up for their country and “put America first.” “You are the ones who will ...

Poll shows approval rating up, President Trump thanks socialist congresswomen

U.S. 07/17/19, 13:48

President Donald Trump has sent his thanks to four progressive Democratic congresswomen after a daily poll indicated the president’s approval rating picked up 4 points to 50 percent in just a couple of days. The Rasmussen Report said its daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 50 percent of likely U.S. voters ...

4 Republicans who favor Democrat resolution on President Trump’s racist-labeled tweets

U.S. 07/17/19, 04:17

Four Republican representatives have joined Democrats to vote for a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s recent tweets on four congresswomen of color, which are labeled “racist.” The House voted 240-187 to approve the resolution on Tuesday night, July 16, CNN reported. Only four Republicans and one independent voted "Yea" for the resolution, ...

Rep. Cheney criticizes Rep. Tlaib over Holocaust ‘calming’ remark

Politics 05/14/19, 16:10

Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney fired back on Tuesday after Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib defended her false Holocaust claims and questioned the intelligence of her critics. “I think most fourth graders know what the Holocaust was and she apparently doesn’t,” Cheney replied while appearing on “Fox & Friends.” “We have ...

Dems say Trump, GOP, twisting Tlaib’s Holocaust remarks

Politics 05/13/19, 16:04

Democrats from Congress to the 2020 presidential campaign trail on Monday demanded that Republicans apologize to Rep. Rashida Tlaib for mischaracterizing her remarks about the Holocaust in the latest uproar over Muslim House members and their remarks about Israel. The Michigan Democrat told a Yahoo News podcast over the weekend that ...

President Trump criticizes Tlaib with ‘hatred of Israel and Jewish people’

Politics 05/13/19, 11:06

On Monday President Trump criticized Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for holding "tremendous hatred of Israel and the Jewish people" in reply to comments she made on the Holocaust. During her interview on Yahoo’s podcast called “Skullduggery,” the Muslim Democratic lawmaker said the Holocaust—where 6 million innocent people were murdered—gives her a ...

Iconic Palestinian robe fashions a new political symbol

World 02/12/19, 01:27

The traditional brightly embroidered dress of Palestinian women known as the "thobe" was not the type of garment one would expect to become a pop political symbol.Now it's gaining prominence as a softer expression of Palestinian nationalism, competing even with the classic keffiyeh — the headscarf donned by young stone-throwing ...

Twitter dustup, apology not firsts for Minnesota Rep. Omar

Politics 02/11/19, 17:44

Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar has relished the attention attached to becoming one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, eagerly engaging with supporters and critics on social media. But Omar's quick thumbs also have caused problems for herself and Democratic leadership. On Sunday, she suggested on Twitter that members ...

Liz Cheney condemns freshman Dem for using impeachment as a political tool

Politics 01/06/19, 18:16

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney reprimanded Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan on Sunday for using impeachment as a political club against President Donald Trump. “I think that the key thing about what we heard from the congresswoman this week is the fact that she’s very focused on a politically motivated impeachment,” ...

Welcome to the jungle: New Dems get early political lesson

Politics 01/04/19, 15:58

The education of the star-studded class of House freshmen has begun. Lesson one: Speaking with the bluntness of a candidate can produce swift and uncomfortable results. Rep. Rashida Tlaib learned that before lunch Friday, when her profane remarks the night before vowing to impeach President Donald Trump drew almost no support, and ...

Pelosi doesn’t want to talk impeachment, but some Dems do

Politics 01/04/19, 15:41

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had only been in office for a few hours when a handful of Democrats defied her persistent calls not to begin the new Congress by talking about impeachment. Just after Pelosi was sworn in on Thursday, longtime Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman of California and Al Green of ...

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