Rashida Tlaib Begged to See Aging Grandmother Prior to Refusing Trip to Israel

Breitbart | 8/16/2019 | Staff
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) will not visit Israel, despite writing a letter to Israeli Interior Minister Ayreh Deri Thursday, begging to see her aging grandmother and prompting Israel to reverse its decision.

On Thursday morning, Israel confirmed its decision to bar Reps. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from entering the country due to their ongoing support of the BDS movement.

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“Congressmen Tlaib and Omar are leading activists in promoting boycott legislation against Israel in the U.S. Congress,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, adding that their itinerary revealed that the objective of their visit was to “to strengthen the boycott against us and deny Israel’s legitimacy.”

His statement read in part:

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For instance: they listed the destination of their trip as Palestine and not Israel, and unlike all Democratic and Republican members of Congress who have visited Israel, they did not request to meet any Israeli officials, either from the government or the opposition.

Tlaib wrote a letter to Interior Minister Deri Thursday, requesting to see her relatives in the West Bank – her aging...
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