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Thu Aug 9, 2018, 08:04 AM

2 yrs ago today, Rashida Tlaib kicked out of Trump speech for asking if he'd read the Constitution



Rashida Tlaib: Why I disrupted Donald Trump
Aug. 24, 2016

____I can’t describe the fear that gripped me when I rose in front of nearly 2,000 professionals at this tony, corporate setting. I watched as Trump supporters taunted the women who stood before me as they were aggressively and briskly led to the exits. I froze, feeling the anger around me that would make anyone tremble. Yet, I could only think of the unwavering love for my two sons to find the courage to do my own part.

Watching my 11-year old’s anxiety increase the more he hears from his friends about what Donald Trump said or wants to do if he is elected has been heartbreaking. So when I heard Trump was coming to Detroit to speak only a few miles from our home, I couldn’t say no when I was offered a ticket to attend his speech.

I told Trump that “our children deserve better” and I asked him to provide a better example to our kids. I implored him to read the U.S. Constitution. And then I was grabbed by several security personnel who physically moved me to the exit while I continued to express my concerns...

read: https://www.freep.com/story/opinion/contributors/2016/08/24/rashida-tlaib-why-disrupted-donald-trump/89251860/


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Reply 2 yrs ago today, Rashida Tlaib kicked out of Trump speech for asking if he'd read the Constitution (Original post)
bigtree Aug 2018 OP
dalton99a Aug 2018 #1
get the red out Aug 2018 #2
bigtree Aug 2018 #3
Javaman Aug 2018 #4
bigtree Aug 2018 #5
Tom Rinaldo Aug 2018 #6
smirkymonkey Aug 2018 #7
NCTraveler Aug 2018 #8

Response to bigtree (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2018, 08:08 AM

1. GOTV works.

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2018, 08:16 AM

2. I am so grateful

for people like her who are stepping up in such a huge way for our country.

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Response to get the red out (Reply #2)

Thu Aug 9, 2018, 08:24 AM

3. I love the shift from agitation to action

...very inspiring.

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2018, 09:49 AM

4. I would love to see her ask that same question in congress

and have it as part of the congressional record.

Let's hope it happens.

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2018, 01:24 PM

6. With candidates like this we are building a Blue Wave that will last for generations n/t

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2018, 01:34 PM

7. Thank you Rashida!!

Well done! Don't get mad, get ELECTED!

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2018, 01:38 PM

8. I don't think she was just kicked out. She was arrested at the event being mentioned.

 

Zero chance of her losing this election.

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