A Democrat challenger to Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has called her out for “anti-Semitic rhetoric.”
“When she gets that mic in front of her, she goes crazy and goes to many extremes,” former Michigan state representative from 2007-2012 Shanelle Jackson told the Jewish Insider on Friday.
“I really feel like it’s now or never as it pertains to being able to sort of shut her down and calm down some of the anti-Semitic rhetoric,” Jackson added.
Tlaib characterizes herself as Palestinian-American and referred to Israel last fall as a “violent apartheid system” as the House debated funding for the Iron Dome there.
“I will not support an effort to enable and support war crimes, human rights abuses, and violence,” Tlaib said on the House floor about Israel.
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