Reps. Omar, Tlaib Refuse to Apologize for Their Own Incendiary Comments: ‘I Do Not Regret’ Them

‘I’m grateful for the opportunity to really learn how my words made people feel’

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KING: "The president again defended his tweets of the cabinet meeting yesterday and accused the four congresswomen of hating America. When we sat down with the squad yesterday for their only TV interview as a group, we asked if they had any regrets about things they have said in the past. Now that includes vulgar words from Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib about impeaching President Trump."
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KING: "Do you think that that kind of language is helpful and what did you hope would come of that on your first day?"
TLAIB: "No, I mean, I -- from day one I truly believe that he has committed impeachable offenses. And me, you know --"
KING: "But even if you believe that, the fact that you called him --" [crosstalk]
TLAIB: "I didn’t do it on the House floor. And I’m going to be unapologetic in myself, 70 percent of Americans curse. I am real. This is who I am. I’m rooted in where I come from and it’s very common from me and for many of my residents to say things like that.”

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