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Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she was 'naive' for not understanding 'how bipartisan Islamophobia is in Congress'

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

From left: Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota at a press conference on August 19, 2019. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
Rep. Rashida Tlaib said she's encountered Islamophobia on both sides of the aisle in Congress.
"I think there's a tremendous amount of fear" about Muslims in Congress, Tlaib told The New York Times.
Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar are the first two Muslim women to service in Congress.
Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan says that Islamophobia in Congress is a bipartisan affair, suggesting that in addition to Republicans, some of her...
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