Rep. Rashida Tlaib describes personal threats at hearing on white supremacy

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By Jessica Schneider, Geneva Sands and Sara Loaiza, CNN

(CNN)Rep. Rashida Tlaib recalled threats made against her and other freshman House members during an emotional exchange Tuesday about the lack of a domestic terrorism statute.
The Michigan Democrat described one threat, which was sent to her office and others, targeting her because of her Muslim faith.
“How is that not enough to fall under domestic terrorism, if they’re targeting solely based on my faith and others in saying that a ‘good Muslim is a dead one,’ obviously directed to me?” she said.

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