Rep. Rashida Tlaib Says Trump Has A ‘Hate Agenda’

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) leaves after a caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol January 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. House Democrats gathered to discuss the Democratic agenda as the parti... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) leaves after a caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol January 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. House Democrats gathered to discuss the Democratic agenda as the partial government shutdown enters day 19. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
|
July 28, 2019 11:49 a.m.
JOIN TPM FOR JUST $1

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) said on Sunday that President Donald Trump doesn’t have any real solutions to the issues, just a “hate agenda.”

During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” reporter Jake Tapper asked Tlaib for her response to Trump trashing Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” to attack Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD).

“Look, our president has a hate agenda,” the Democratic congresswoman said. “He doesn’t have a policy agenda and that is what he falls down on.”

“This hate agenda-we’re not gonna get played here, especially not in the 13th congressional district,” Tlaib said later on. “We could see it from far away that he’s incompetent that he hasn’t been able to follow through on the promises he made.”

Tlaib herself and three other of her progressive colleagues were the targets of Trump’s racist attacks several weeks ago.

Watch her speak below:

Comments
Masthead Masthead
Editor & Publisher:
Executive Editor:
Managing Editor:
Senior Editor:
Special Projects Editor:
Investigations Desk:
Reporter:
Senior Newswriters:
Newswriters:
Editor at Large:
General Manager & General Counsel:
Executive Publisher:
Head of Product:
Director of Technology:
Publishing Associate:
Front-End Developer:
Senior Designer: