Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) is one of President Trump’s loudest Congressional critics. She’s one of those people who still thinks Hillary Clinton should be president.
If Tlaib isn’t lashing out and finding a way to stick her foot in her mouth, it’s because both feet are already directly lodged between her lips.
Here’s just the latest example…
From The Hill:
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) revealed in a new interview that House Democrats have discussed jailing allies of the president who do not comply with congressional subpoenas, an escalation of the House’s efforts to force White House compliance with an impeachment inquiry.
Tlaib told Deadline Detroit that such an action, known as inherent contempt, would be “uncharted territory” for Congress but added that “serious conversations” about taking the step have occurred within the Democratic caucus.
“There have been actual serious conversations about what the logistics would look like … if we did have to force someone through a court order to come before the Congressional committee,” she said. “This is pretty uncharted territory for many of us and even for Congress.”
Here’s Trump’s four-word response:
A despicable human being!
A despicable human being! https://t.co/3KpgUuRaXU
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 13, 2019
More on Tlaib, via Fox News:
The House of Representatives voted to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Barr and Ross by a margin of 230 to 198. It was the second time in U.S. history a sitting cabinet member was held in criminal contempt of Congress. The first was former attorney general Eric Holder, whom the Republican-controlled House held in contempt in 2012 after Holder refused to turn over documents pertaining to the Operation Fast and Furious gunrunning scandal.
Tlaib said her colleagues are “trying to tread carefully” in this “uncharted territory.”
“I will tell them they can hold all those people right here in Detroit,” she joked. “We’ll take care of them and make sure they show up to the committee hearings.”