Trump Responds to Rashida Tlaib’s Impeachment Comment

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Hours after her swearing-in ceremony on Thursday, Rashida Tlaib, speaking to enthusiastic supporters at a party hosted by the liberal group Moveon.org, vowed to “impeach the motherfucker,” in reference to President Donald Trump.

During a Rose Garden press conference, Trump, who reportedly swears freely in meetings, including the one on Friday in which he made a statement about Tlaib’s comment, saying he “thought her comments were disgraceful. I think she dishonored herself and her family. I thought it was highly disrespectful to the United States of America.”

Tlaib is the first Palestinian-American woman to be elected to Congress.