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Tlaib: Supporters of Trump’s Wall Following ‘White Supremacy Agenda’

March 18, 2019

Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union, Rep. Rashida Tlaib said that supporters of President Trump’s so-called “Muslim travel ban” and a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border are following a white supremacy agenda.

Asked to whom she was referring in her comments about a “white supremacy agenda” after the New Zealand mosque massacre, Tlaib said, “The ones that stay silent and the ones that support the Muslim ban…

“From the fact that every time we talk about a wall, it’s not about a structure, but about xenophobia, it’s about racism. It’s a symbol in so many ways of targeting brown and black people in our country.”

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