Rep. Rashida Tlaib Rashida Harbi TlaibSarah Sanders: God & # 39; wanted Donald Trump to become president & # 39; The legislature of the parliament praises Ocasio-Cortez for their & # 39; spunk & # 39; The chairman criticized the planned delegation of the new man Tlaib in the West Bank MORE (D-Mich.) Invited the Foreign Office Chairman Eliot Engel (DN.Y.), To escort them to a planned congressional delegation in the West Bank after criticizing the trip in an interview would have. 19659006] "Yo [Rep. Engel] How can we ever make peace?" Tlaib tweeted at the longtime congressman in New York. "I hope you come along to listen and learn. My mother (grandmother) will greet you with a hug and love. "
" Please call me if you have anything to say, "she added. "I am now your colleague."
Yo @RepEliotEngel How can we ever find peace? I hope you come along to listen and learn. My sity (grandmother) will greet you with a hug and love. Please call me if you have something to say. I am now your colleague.
– Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib) January 31, 2019
Angel appeared to reject the planned trip this week in an interview with Al-Monitor and proposed Tlaib's proposal "close-minded."
"Instead of talking about things, she's new here, she should listen and learn and open her mind and come to some conclusions," Engel said. "If you are narrow-minded and have your views, no one will change their views. But I would hope that after the election to the congress you would at least see the other side of the coin.
The newly-formed legislator from Michigan, the first US Palestinian-American woman in Congress, and one in two of the first two Muslim congressional women to schedule a delegation to join the AIPAC trip of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) To lead congress members to the West Bank.
You said to The Intercept in December I do not think the AIPAC trip is "a real, fair lens" on Israeli-Palestinian issues.
"[They] have these lavish trips to Israel, but they do not show the side that I know is real, this is what happens to my grandmother and what happens to my family there," she said Interview. She also said she supported the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctioning movement (BDS).
An adjutant to Angel told The Hill that Al-Monitor had misidentified the congressman's remarks and said he had no opinion on Tlaib's delegation.
GOP MP Brian Babin (Texas) has asked the House Speaker . Nancy Pelosi Nancy Patricia D & # 39; Alesandro Pelosi-Ocasio-Cortez, Markey to Introduce Green New Deal 'Legislation' Medicare for All 'opens Dem Division 72% in the survey think Trump, Congress will not make the border contract Reach MORE (D-Calif.) to discourage Tlaib from leading the delegation's relations.