Tlaib Blasts Democrat Leadership: ‘They Put Us in Photos When They Want to Show Party Is ‘Diverse’

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) unloaded on Democrats on Saturday, claiming Party leadership isn’t doing enough to support Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) in the wake of blowback for her trivialization of the September 11th, 2001, terror attacks.

“They put us in photos when they want to show our party is diverse. However, when we ask to be at the table, or speak up about issues that impact who we are, what we fight for & why we ran in the first place, we are ignored. To truly honor our diversity is to never silence us,” Tlaib tweeted in response to a California state legislative aide lamenting a so-called “lack of support from Democratic leadership.”

Omar - Firestorm - Criticism - Remarks - Fundraiser

Omar is facing a firestorm of criticism for recent remarks at a private fundraiser for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) of Greater Los Angeles in which she refered to 9/11 as a day on which “some people did something.” She said:

CAIR was founded after 9/11, because they recognize that some people did something, and then all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties. You can’t just say that today someone is looking at me strange, that I am going to try to make myself look pleasant. You have to say that person is looking at me strange, I am not comfortable with it. I am going to talk to them and ask them why.

Omar - Attendees - **** - People

Omar also urged attendees to “raise ****” and “make people uncomfortable” to fight what she described...
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