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Tlaib denies knowing supporter who called Israel ‘terrorist entity’
January 30, 2019
The congresswoman was photographed with Abbas Hamideh, who has repeatedly expressed support for Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, at her swearing-in ceremony in Detroit on Jan. 12.
ADL calls on Tlaib to ‘clarify’ meeting with anti-Israel activist Abbas Hamideh
January 18, 2019
“No matter your political persuasion, all leaders— and Americans—need to unequivocally speak out against anti-Semitism and hate,” posted ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt in a Twitter thread. “That especially goes for members of Congress.”
Activist who said Israel is a ‘terrorist entity’ attends Tlaib swearing-in, private dinner
January 14, 2019
“Unfortunately, we really aren’t surprised. Tlaib is turning out to be the exact person we were warning she is,” said Republican Jewish Coalition spokesperson Neil Strauss.