Rep. Tlaib Calls Trump the ‘Racist-In-Chief’

‘They have stoked the fire and then handed the gasoline to Donald Trump’

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TLAIB: "Thank you, Madam Chair. In Michigan’s 13th, we proudly speak truth to power, even in the face of a racist-in-chief. Those who incited an attack on the people’s House do not get to talk about healing and unity. They have torn this country apart. They have stoked the fire and then handed the gasoline to Donald Trump. Dr. King once said, 'true peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.' Today, we must embody those words. And we must understand that peace must be centered in truth and action. We cannot sit, Madam Chair, sit idly by after a violent attempted coup and allow lies and hate to continue. Today, we stand up for our constituents who continue to be harmed."

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