At the Jewish federation round table, there was a consensus: The Palestinian-American freshman in the 13th District has got to go.
“We in this community will go against Rashida Tlaib,” said Lisa Lis, a philanthropist who is also a contributor to Democratic candidates, and who otherwise during the roundtable was vocal in her criticism of President Donald Trump.
There were nods around the table. I was told that there had already been outreach to Brenda Jones, the Detroit City Council president whom Tlaib defeated in last year’s primary, and who is considering another run. I was also told that pro-Israel folks were already socking away money to target Tlaib.Ron Kampeas, “Detroit Jews are caught between a rock named Trump and a hard choice among Democrats“, JTA, August 2, 2019
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