Rashida Tlaib backs off plans for Israel trip, citing "oppressive conditions"

CBS NewsBoth Tlaib and Omar have been embroiled in controversy as of late after being targeted by President Trump in a string of inflammatory tweets. Mr. Trump had suggested Tlaib and Omar, along with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley, should ...

August 16th 2019


Shocked Israel would ban Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Don't be

The GuardianAfter Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who have expressed support for the BDS movement at various points, entered office, the question loomed about whether Israel would refuse to let them in. That this was even a question reflects the extent ...

August 16th 2019


Omar and Tlaib call Israel blocking their entry 'chilling' and 'a sign of weakness'

CNN(CNN) The two Democratic congresswomen who have been denied entry into Israel responded to the decision by sharply criticizing the Israeli government for preventing their tour. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota on Thursday called the decision "an affront" and ...

August 16th 2019


Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were barred from visiting Israel. Here's what we know

USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Israeli officials announced Thursday that Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., will be blocked from entering the country ahead of their planned visit this weekend, following a tweet from President Donald Trump urging the ...

August 16th 2019


Israel Denies Entry to Omar and Tlaib After Trump's Call to Block Them

The New York TimesIsrael's decision to bar the two congresswomen, Representatives Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, was widely criticized, including by prominent Israel supporters. The two lawmakers, both freshmen, are the first Muslim women elected ...

August 16th 2019