Democrat makes profanity-laced vow to impeach Trump

Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib Will be Sworn in Using Thomas Jefferson's Quran

Her spokesman, Denzel McCampbell, said in a statement that Tlaib, one of only two Muslim women in Congress, "was elected to shake up Washington" and will not stay silent.

"We're going to go in there, and we're going to impeach the motherf--er", the MI freshman congresswoman said to rapturous applause from a group of supporters just hours after she was sworn into the 116th Congress.

Pelosi said in an interview on NBC's "Today" Thursday that politics will not play a role in whether Democrats decide to impeach the president.

Video of the vulgar declaration drew a great deal of attention on Twitter.

Tlaib, an attorney and former state legislator who is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, also co-authored authored an op-ed in the Detroit Free Press with the title, "Now is the time to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump".

The "motherf***er" she's referencing is President Donald Trump; the man the Left ridicules for being uncouth.

We heard the same thing when Robert De Niro said, "Fuck Trump", at the Tony Awards a year ago and when other celebrities have engaged in similar "strong language", as Sarah Huckabee Sanders described Trump's use of four-letter words. "More to the point, I disagree with what she said".

From her social media posts, it looks like she has zero intention of apologizing.

"But I don't think it's any worse than what the president has said".

Speaking to reporters in the Rose Garden, Trump said Friday that he thought Tlaib's comments were "disgraceful".

More than a year before she ran for Congress, Tlaib made headlines for being thrown out of an event in MI where Trump was speaking.

Pelosi said Thursday that she wouldn't rule out impeachment or the indictment of the president, but also said such actions would not benefit the country.

House Democrat Brad Sherman agrees, and on Thursday formally introduced impeachment measures against Trump. "Obviously, I am a member of Congress and things that I say are elevated on a national level, and I understand that very clearly". "I'm not going to tell anyone else what to do, but certainly, I think, it would behoove all of us to really be working for the people who need" Congress' help.

On Friday, Tlaib did not back down, tweeting that she will "always speak truth to power". "Their biggest hope is that they want us to succeed, but they also don't want us to lose a part of who we are".

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