Tlaib, Meadows clash over alleged ’racist act’ at Cohen hearing

Tlaib, Meadows clash over alleged ’racist act’ at Cohen hearing

Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Mark Meadows clashed during Michael Cohen’s congressional hearing on Wednesday. This came after Meadows asked a government staffer Lynne Patton, who is black, to stand before the committee to disprove that Trump is racist. He was responding to Cohen’s statement around Trump being a racist. Tlaib lashed out at Meadows saying using Patton as a ’prop’ was racist itself.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 1 year

If you're white and interact with a non-white person you're racist, if you don't you're racist too, if you're confused you're double-racist, if you say you're not racist you're extra-racist with a racist cherry on top.

Michael Tatom
Michael Tatom 1 year

All the cherry picking aside, racism is pretty much dead in the disappointment of the left.

Mitchell 1 year

Her pointing to the black woman and saying "That's racist!" sounds kind of racist.

Petri Fide
Petri Fide 1 year

Being a known antisemitic, Rashida Tlaib knows a thing or two about being a racist.

The Real AY-MO
The Real AY-MO 1 year

Because blacks that go against the Dems are ALWAYS props

dindu jujitsu
dindu jujitsu 1 year

How dare an uncle Tom makes an appearance at these sacred meetings.

Turn N Burn
Turn N Burn 1 year

Every time someone uses the phrase "truth to power", a cow farts double the normal amount of methane into the environment.

Colin M.
Colin M. 1 year

Patton has a history of working for Trump and has no experience or expertise in race relations or racism issues. The only reason she was picked to say these things were because she was black. Again, there is literally zero reason to pick a person with her experience and credentials to make these statements, they had zero weight. She is simply one of many longtime Trump supporters (and employees remember this $) that just happens to be black. If you disagree with me tell me why she was chosen then? What experience, training, anything does she have that makes her any opinion on if someone is a racist more valid than any other random person? Truthfully I don't know anything about her but there is a lot of info about her and her professional life online and again, nothing to do with race relations or anything that would make her opinion have any value in a government proceeding.

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