Tlaib Claims “LIES” are Being Spread About Her SICK Holocaust Comments

Embattled freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is in full “damage control” after making highly disturbing comments about the Holocaust equating thousands of killed jewish people with “kind of a calming feeling.”

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Fox News reported that House Republican leaders called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to “take action” against Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Sunday after Tlaib said that thinking about the Holocaust gave her “kind of a calming feeling” in part because in its aftermath, the Palestinians helped create “a safe haven for Jews.”

Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American woman to be elected to Congress, made the comments while discussing the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians during an appearance on the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery.”

“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 on the podcast’s most recent episode, published Friday.

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President Trump commented on the callous remarks made by Tlaib in a Monday morning tweet.

From Town Hall 

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) gained the wrath of her colleagues for yet another controversial remark about the Jewish people over the weekend. In an interview with Yahoo’s SkullDuggery Podcast, Tlaib said she gets a “calming feeling” when she thinks about how her ancestors helped give asylum to Jews whose lives had been upended by the Holocaust.

Her full comments were as follows:

“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 on the podcast’s most recent episode, published Friday. “And, just all of it was in the name of trying to create a safe haven for Jews, post-the Holocaust, post-the tragedy and the horrific persecution of Jews across the world at that time. And, I love the fact that it was my ancestors that provided that, right, in many ways, but they did it in a way that took their human dignity away and it was forced on them.”

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) was among the Republican leaders abhorred by Tlaib’s choice of words.

“Representative Tlaib’s comments about the Holocaust are sickening,” Cheney said. “I call on Speaker Pelosi and Leader Hoyer to finally take action against Representative Tlaib and other members of the Democratic caucus who are spreading vile anti-Semitism. All of us, regardless of party, must stand as Americans against the evil of anti-Semitism. If the Democratic leadership continues to stand by in silence, they are enabling the spread of evil. History teaches us that anti-Semitism begins with words and becomes something far worse. Speaker Pelosi and Leader Hoyer must act now.”

Countering Cheney’s response, Tlaib issued a clarification accusing Cheney of spreading lies and taking her remarks out of context. At no point, Tlaib’s communications team insisted, did the congresswoman say the Holocaust itself gave her warm, fuzzy feelings.

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