Tlaib Flounders While Trying to Explain Why Michigan Shouldn’t Reelect Trump Given Their Economy Recovery

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) floundered when trying to explain why the people of Michigan shouldn’t reelect President Donald Trump in 2020.

Tlaib — who is a member of the four-woman “squad” consisting of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) — has been one of the loudest members of Congress calling for the impeachment of President Trump.

In her home state, however, Trump has been delivering on his campaign promises to reignite the economy in cities like Detroit that had been economically demolished during the recession.

Since taking office, Michigan’s unemployment has dropped, and the state’s GDP has skyrocketed with new manufacturing production.

During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Tlaib floundered while trying to explain why voters in Michigan shouldn’t support Trump’s reelection, given the booming economy. She claimed that Trump had nothing to do with the economic recovery. Instead, Tlaib said that wages increased because the people wanted them to.

Watch Tlaib’s comments:

“[Wages] are going up because people are demanding it go up, not because Donald Trump wanted them to go up. Does that make sense? Because the movement of Fight for 15 is growing. The movement to hold corporations accountable is growing. And because of movement work. Not because of who is president of the United States. Transformation from the civil rights movement to the labor rights movement didn’t happen because somebody introduced a bill or whoever was president at the time. It happens because of people on the ground here, especially in Wayne County in Detroit. I’ve seen it over and over again. They demanded it change.”

It is unclear if Tlaib thought that people didn’t want higher-paying jobs prior to Trump’s election or if she sincerely believes they just started demanding higher wages and it worked out in their favor.

“I don’t put President Trump as the reason,” said Tlaib. “It’s because of the people demanding it.”

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Otis
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Perhaps Tliab thinks she is representing ‘Palestine’ rather than Michigan. Her foul mouth might get her tongue cut out in ‘Palestine’ so she should be glad she is in the United States of America where we cherish(ed)
The Freedom of Speech.

SueZan Stutts
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SueZan Stutts

She’s wrong, it is because of Trump, she just doesn’t want to believe it, she hates him, she said from the 1st day of her election, she was going to see him impeached, so she isn’t gong to give credit where credit is due. If the economy is going better up ther because the people are demanding it, where the heck were they the last 8 years prior to Trump?? Sitting under rocks??? She is clueless, she doesn’t know what she’s even talking about.

Brad
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And you expected her to say…??????????

Cherl
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She is a foul mouthed poor excuse for a supposed leader and woman. Her reference to our President as a mf was disgusting. Wonder if she talks to her children with that mouth.

Thomas Faddis
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Blooming idiot!

Screwtape
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Funny how she’s now stealing credit for the work of another, just like Obozo tried to take credit for a better economy AFTER HE LEFT OFFICE. Credit where it’s due. fun fact: Fight for 15 started in NYC in 2012. Obozo was president from 2009 until Jan. 2017. Where exactly did job creation and economy benefit during that period? Government bureaucracy does NOT count. I’ll wait for the rationalizations and lies from the Left. They’ll be white Leftists, ’cause I can play that race card too, and I’ll bet NOT A ONE actually created a job or ran a business.

Screwtape
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So….according to Tlaib, if I wish long enough I can win the lottery OR be immortal god-emperor of North America? We’ve all heard the old saying about wish in one hand and BS in the other which one will fill first. We know what Tlaib has in her hand. And mouth.

Ace
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Ace

Didn’t the people of MI demand it during Obama also? It didn’t happen so demanding was irrelevant. In fact in every major demonrat city they have demanded it, but it only happened after Otraitor was ousted and Trump lowered taxes and started deregulating. Deregulation is the reason the economy is marshaling onward

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