Newly Sworn-In Rep. Tlaib: 'We're Gonna Impeach the Motherf***er'

Newly Sworn-In Rep. Tlaib: 'We're Gonna Impeach the Motherf***er'

"More to the point, I disagree with what she said". There is plenty for the Judiciary Committee to look into right now, ' Mueller said.

Local 4's Mara MacDonald traveled to Washington, D.C., to speak with Tlaib.

"That is not the position of the House Democratic caucus", Pelosi said on MSNBC of Tlaib's comments. But a Friday morning tweet indicated she isn't backing down.

"We already have overwhelming evidence that the president has committed impeachable offences", she said.

Jefferson's Quran was also used by Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison in 2007 when the Minnesota congressman took his own oath of office, according to The Washington Post. That evening, newly elected Rep. Rashida Tlaib of MI riled up a supportive crowd by calling the president a profanity and predicting that he will be removed from office.

Tlaib originally mentioned that she planned on taking her oath with a copy of the Quran originally owned by Thomas Jefferson, the third US president, but her office confirmed to Anadolu Agency that she changed her mind and opted for her own personal copy.

On Thursday, Tlaib was sworn in as the first American-Palestinian woman in Congress.

Party elders also sought to calm talk of impeachment without criticizing Tlaib directly.

Newly elected Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other party leaders have said they want to wait for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to issue a final report from his Russian Federation probe before deciding whether to impeach Trump.

The impeachment process would further require the consent of both the House and two-thirds of the Senate, which is still a Republican majority.

The president responded on Twitter to the Democrats calling on impeaching him. Using language like that in front of her son and whoever else was there, is a great dishonor to her and her family.

"I just wonder what this says about decorum in this new era of divided government and the new Congress?"

"I didn't change or try to run away from being Arabia, being a Muslima, being Palestinian", she said, gendering the layers of her identity - Arab, Muslim, Palestinian - to mirror the grammar of the adjectives in Arabic.

Helpful for what, though, I'm not sure. "I think it was highly the United States of America". "We'll have to decide whether or not it's the correct course of action, but certainly, we should be discussing it and asking those questions and figuring out what the best course of action is".

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