Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib has found herself in the spotlight again as she accuses President Joe Biden of supporting “the genocide of the Palestinian people.” In a recent video posted on her social media platforms, Tlaib showcases protests taking place in various states, including Michigan, California, New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. The protesters are seen waving Palestinian flags and passionately chanting “Free Palestine!”
Tlaib does not hold back in her criticism of President Biden, asserting that the American people do not support his stance on the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. The video concludes with Tlaib ominously stating, “We will remember in 2024,” as she accuses Biden of endorsing the genocide of Palestinians.
While the accusations have garnered attention, the White House and Biden’s campaign have refrained from commenting on Tlaib’s statements so far. This is not the first time Tlaib has criticized Biden’s approach to the conflict. She previously voiced her disapproval of American funding for what she labeled as war crimes and openly criticized Biden’s support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Tlaib also warns President Biden that he is losing support within Muslim American communities due to his handling of the Israel-Hamas war. The conflict has resulted in an enormous humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Biden has called for an increase in humanitarian aid to Gaza and is considering enforcing humanitarian pauses to allow for vital assistance.
Tlaib has been a vocal proponent of a cease-fire in the region and has consistently denounced U.S. funding for the Israeli military. According to Palestinian health officials, over 9,200 people have lost their lives in Gaza, and more than 1.4 million have been displaced.
As the situation in the Middle East continues to evolve, Tlaib’s accusations and her call for a change in America’s approach to the crisis have ignited conversations and debates across the nation. The Biden administration’s response and future actions will undoubtedly play a significant role in reshaping U.S. foreign policy in the region and determine the level of support it enjoys within American communities.