Topic: Rashid Tlaib
Rashida Tlaib hails Democrats who called on Biden adm to oppose Israeli “settler colonialism” in Palestine
Referring to a recent letter in which a dozen House Democrats called on the Biden administration to oppose Israeli "settler colonialism" in Palestine, Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday said that support is growing like never before in Congress for Palestinian human rights.
More than a dozen Democratic lawmakers concerned about possible violations of civil liberties guaranteed by the U.S. Bill of Rights asked Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines on Thursday for more information about how and why the U.S. military is buying "access to large quantities of personal data" collected from cellphone applications targeted toward Muslim users.
Wins by more diverse candidates offer "a world of possibilities to women and people of color who will follow in their footsteps," said Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. Women and minorities, she said, "bring different voices, different perspectives, different life experiences ... to the making of public policy.”