By Juan Cole
Source: Read full article at Truthdig
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) gave an interview to Yahoo News Sunday. It is a wideranging interview, discussing her hopes that Trump is impeached (though she says she has toned that down because House majority leader Nancy Pelosi told her to concentrate on representing her district; she says she doesn’t want to undermine the majority leader.
She also spoke of the Congressional trip she is planning, in which the representatives will meet ordinary Palestinians and Israelis, not the political leaders. She says that the politicians are the ones who are dedicated to the fight between Israelis and Palestinians, but the regular people are worried about getting through their day despite the economic and practical obstacles they face.
Then the interviewer asks,
What is your vision for a one-state solution that meets both Palestinian and Israeli Jewish national aspirations?
- TLAIB: Just a few weeks ago in our country we took a moment to remember the Holocast. There’s kind of a calming feeling, I always tell folks, when I think of the Holocaust and the tragedy of the Holocaust and the fact that it was my ancestors — Palestinians — who lost their land and some lost their lives….