Charles Hurt, contributor to Fox News, beat Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., With Israel for allegedly using her grandmother as a political "farmer" in her public feud.
"Who uses her aging grandmother as a farmer to make a political point in what's really a stupid political Kerfuffle from the beginning?" Hurt said during a performance on Saturday at "Fox & Friends".
"There is really something wrong with someone doing this … we should not let politics play such a big role in our personal family life, it's really ridiculous" Hurt added.
Hurt commented after President Trump accused Tlaib of engaging in a "set-up" when she obtained permission to visit her grandmother in the West Bank on a humanitarian visit. The Israeli government initially refused its application on the grounds that it and the deputy Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Wanted to promote boycotts against the Jewish state.
GUTFELD: REP. RASHIDA TLAIBS ISRAEL & # 39; STUNT & # 39; USES GRANDMA AS "TROJAN HORSE & # 39;
Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri upheld her request, which promised not to promote boycotts. Tlaib later resigned from the trip, claiming she did not want to be treated like a criminal.
"I have decided that a visit to my grandmother in these depressing conditions is contrary to what I believe in ̵
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Hurt agreed with Trump that the incident was a "setup". "I do not know how you can choose something else from this chain of events," he told Fox & Friends.
With the publication of the time, Tlaib had not responded to Trump's allegations.