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Israel 'renamed' by Tlaib

 

January 11, 2019

Rashida Tlaib

(JNS)-Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) displayed a map on her first day in the House of Representatives with a note posted over Israel that reads "Palestine."

Buzzfeed reporter Hannah Allam posted on Twitter, "Someone has already made a slight alteration to the map that hangs in Rashida Tlaib's new congressional office.

Even before she was sworn in on Thursday-the ceremony of which was attended by Women's March leader and anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour, who has been criticized for not condemning her ties with anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan-Tlaib endorsed the BDS movement.

She also announced her own upcoming congressional delegation trip to Judea and Samaria, details of which have not been publicized.

 

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