As Nancy Pelosi and her cadre of long-time Washington insiders attempt to look like they know what they’re doing in control of the House of Representatives, they are facing perhaps their greatest challenge not from the neutered House Republicans, but from the Democrat Party’s own new cohort of brash, embarrassing, progressive members.
Among those is the 2018 election “It girl” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, but despite hitting numerous intellectual potholes in interviews, she is not nearly the most embarrassing freshman congresswoman in the Party. That honor goes to Rashida Tlaib from Detroit, Michigan. Tlaib ran from reporters last week after using profanity to call for an impeachment of the President.
The Wall Street Journal reported on the gaffe by Tlaib, writing:
Speaking late Thursday to supporters, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.), said of Mr. Trump: “We’re gonna go in there and we’re gonna impeach the motherf—er.”
On Friday, she stood by her remarks, tweeting: “I will always speak truth to power. #unapologeticallyMe,” but declined to comment further to reporters at the Capitol.
Ms. Tlaib, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, also co-wrote an op-ed on Thursday in the Detroit Free Press calling for impeachment hearings to begin immediately…
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