“Squad” member Rashida Tlaib is one of the most controversial Democrats in Congress.
Tlaib’s a socialist that critics accuse of harboring anti-Semitic views.
And Rashida Tlaib may leave her congressional seat for one strange reason.
Tlaib won election to Congress as a socialist in 2018.
After winning election she declared that Congress must “impeach that mother*#cker” referring to Donald Trump.
Since then, Tlaib’s routinely attacked Israel and defended Palestinian terrorists.
Now on the eve of the 2022 election Tlaib just made a major decision about her re-election.
Tlaib announced that since Michigan completed its redistricting process Tlaib will now run in what is Michigan’s new 12th Congressional District since the mapmakers carved up her old seat in the 13th Congressional District.
The Michigan congresswoman explained that two-thirds of her old constituents in the 13th were now in the 12th Congressional District.
“As expected, communities in the current 13th District were split up between the new 12th and 13th Congressional Districts. Today, I am announcing that I will be running for re-election in what will now be Michigan’s 12th Congressional District.”
Tlaib announced her intentions on social media, writing:
I’m excited to campaign on my values of economic justice, clean air + water, and a government run by the people. The 12th contains 2/3 of the people I currently serve and I cannot wait to talk with voters in every community in the 12th.
“Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence has led a historic and impactful life in public service,” Tlaib said in a statement sent to the Arab American News, Newsweek reports. “As a Detroiter, a Michigander, and a woman of color in politics, I send my deep gratitude to Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence for her partnership and support. It has been an honor to represent the city of Detroit with her.”
Redistricting became another political battle where Republicans surrendered to Democrats.
In heavily Democrat-run states like New York and Illinois, Democrats went for the jugular nuking Republican-held seats with abandon.
However, in Republican-run states like Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas, the GOP sought to largely achieve the status quo – and Republicans even bent over backwards to favor Democrats.
Despite the fact that Republican-controlled state legislatures controlled the ability to draw the map for 187 congressional seats and Democrats just 87, there are more Joe Biden-won districts in the 2022 congressional map than there were in 2020.
Democrats spent weeks in the media screaming about the evils of partisan gerrymandering – the drawing of districts to favor one party or another – when they thought the maps would favor Republicans.
Corporate media outlets never said a word about Democrats going for the kill in New York and Illinois.
In fact, outlets like The New York Times published articles cheering the Democrats redrawing political maps to crush their rivals.
Republicans – on the other hand – once again backed down and folded to the left.
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