Rep. Tlaib Cancels Trip After Israel Says She's Allowed To VisitPlay
Rep. Rashida Tlaib is cancelling her trip to Israel after the country said she is allowed to see her grandmother in the West Bank on a humanitarian visit.
Earlier this week, the Israeli government barred Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting the country on a fact-finding mission, bowing to pressure from President Trump, who said Israel allowing the Congresswomen — both Democrats and Muslims critical of Trump — would show great weakness.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Neri Zilber (@NeriZilber), journalist, analyst and an adjunct fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
This segment aired on August 16, 2019.