Rashida Tlaib Blames Jersey City Terror on ‘White Supremacy’ Before Deleting Tweet

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Rashida Tlaib

It’s a case of the tweet being faster than the brain.

Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib tweeted sympathy Thursday morning for the Jewish community in the wake of Tuesday’s terror attack on a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Leaving aside the question of why it took two days for her to get around to expressing her support, it’s important to consider what the lawmaker wrote.

Tlaib tweeted: “This is heartbreaking. White supremacy kills.”

The attack was perpetrated by two members of the Black Hebrew Israelite movement who deliberately targeted a kosher Jewish supermarket in the heart of Jersey City. Law enforcement sources said that one of them allegedly wrote antisemitic posts online, and an antisemitic and anti-police manifesto, which he left in the vehicle.

Tlaib deleted the tweet, but not before a number of quick-eyed reporters had caught screenshots of the faux pas.

The Congresswoman was photographed this past January with Abbas Hamideh, a supporter of the Hezbollah terrorist organization. Just three months ago she also posed for a photo with the Palestine Youth Movement, which advocates violence against Israel and strongly supports the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) economic war against the Jewish State.

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