Rashida Tlaib Deletes Tweet Blaming Alleged Black Israelite Shooting on ‘White Supremacy’
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) deleted a Twitter post on Thursday that blamed the Jersey City kosher deli shooting on “white supremacy,” after users pointed out it was allegedly perpetrated by two suspects lined to the Black Hebrew Israelites.
In response to the shooting, Tlaib posted, “This is heartbreaking. White supremacy kills.”
After being informed by other social media users that the suspects in the attack are linked to the Black Hebrew Israelites, who are labelled a hate group by the SPLC, Tlaib removed the post.
— Caleb Hull 🎅🏻🎁 (@CalebJHull) December 12, 2019
When you didn’t do the reading and the teacher calls on you pic.twitter.com/AWO8tSAu6R
— Griswold Christmas Vacation (@HashtagGriswold) December 12, 2019
Rep. Tlaib blames white supremacy for an attack that was carried out by *checks notes* someone who once belonged to a black supremacist group. https://t.co/B8d37YIYXc
— Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) December 12, 2019
Glad @RashidaTlaib deleted her tweet blaming the Jersey City shooting on white supremacy but you gotta wonder how that mistake even happens.
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) December 12, 2019
— Siraj Hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) December 12, 2019
Apparently Tlaib already deleted this. Her take on the Black Israelites’ murder spree against Jews in Jersey City: pic.twitter.com/MFIHIgs60b
— Seth Mandel (@SethAMandel) December 12, 2019
Tlaib has now deleted this tweet: pic.twitter.com/V6QKk20sSv
— Henry Rodgers (@henryrodgersdc) December 12, 2019
“It’s telling, and frankly sick, that Tlaib tweeted out sympathies for the Jews that were murdered blaming it on white supremacists,” reacted journalist Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll. “Didn’t care enough to find out what happened. Just enough to use dead Jews for her political agenda.”
It’s telling, and frankly sick, that Tlaib tweeted out sympathies for the Jews that were murdered blaming it on white supremacists. Didn’t care enough to find out what happened. Just enough to use dead Jews for her political agenda.
— Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll (@skjask) December 12, 2019
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