Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib was photographed with the pro-Hezbollah activist Abbas Hamideh who says Israel has no right to exist and is a staunch defender of the terrorist group Hezbollah.
Abbas Hamideh wasn’t the only one she invited. She was also spotted with Linda Sarsour. Take note of the keffiyeh in the picture.
I was honored to be at Congresswoman @RashidaTlaib swearing in ceremony in #Detroit and private dinner afterward with the entire family, friends and activists across the country. #Palestine #TweetYourThobe #RashidaTlaib pic.twitter.com/caJPN12ODX
— Abbas Hamideh (@Resistance48) January 12, 2019
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Michigan Democrat, was called out Monday after Palestinian activist Abbas Hamideh, a staunch defender of the terrorist group Hezbollah, posted photos of the two of them posing at her swearing-in ceremony in Detroit.
Mr. Hamideh tweeted a photo of himself Saturday with Ms. Tlaib along with the caption, “I was honored to be at Congresswoman @RashidaTlaib swearing in ceremony in #Detroit and private dinner afterward with the entire family, friends and activists across the country.”
Critics were quick to point out that Mr. Hamideh, a co-founder of the pro-Palestinian group Al-Awda, which means “right of return,” has a history of praising Hezbollah leaders such as Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and declaring that Israel has no right to exist.
In December 2015, Mr. Hamideh called convicted terrorist Samir Kuntar a “legendary Hezbollah martyr,” days after he was killed in an explosion in Damascus. Kuntar was convicted of murder and terrorism for his role in a 1979 attempted kidnapping that resulted in the deaths of four Israelis but was released in a 2008 Israeli-Hezbollah prisoner exchange.
Max Samarov, executive director for research and campus strategy of the pro-Israel group Stand With Us, said that Mr. Hamideh has a “long record” of incendiary rhetoric. More
The enemy within. Pro-Hezbollah activist posts photos with Rashida Tlaib at swearing-in ceremony – Washington Times https://t.co/xRU75PsYDr
— A Nation of Sheep (@artvos) January 15, 2019
Pro-Hezbollah activist Abbas Hamideh makes David Duke look like a normal person by comparison. He has the Capitol Building wrapped in a keffiyeh in the pic he’s holding. They aren’t messing around, are they?
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