Rep. Rashida Tlaib refuses to back down from explicit remarks

<![CDATA[Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday night defended the explicit language she used in calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, after her comments to liberal activists that Democrats would “impeach the motherf—er” sparked intense pushback within her own party and a personal denouncement from the president.”It’s probably exactly how my grandmother, if she was alive, would say it,” Tlaib (D-Mich.) said during an interview with a Michigan TV station of her Thursday night vow at an event hosted by MoveOn.Org near the Capitol.Tlaib, with her children by her side, said: “When your son looks at you and says, ‘Momma look, you won, bullies don’t win,’ and I said ‘Baby they don’t,’ because we’re going to go in there and we’re gonna impeach the motherf—er.” Her comments were seen in a now deleted video on Twitter and reported by the Washington Post and the Huffington Post.While some House Democrats have been open

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