Top Democrat yells at reporter for asking this simple question

The Left has never liked being held accountable. But some people are still willing to hold their feet to the flames.

And a top Democrat yelled at a reporter for asking this simple question.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) lost it with Fox Business Reporter Hillary Vaughn over a question regarding an anti-Israel demonstration in her district at which protesters screamed “Death to America” and demanded Israel’s annihilation.

The gathering in question was held in Dearborn, Michigan, and featured a speaker named Tarek Bazzi from the Hadi Institute.

He said: “We have been asked in the past why our protests on the International Al-Quds Day are so anti-America. Why don’t we just focus on Israel and not talk so much about America? Gaza has shown the entire world why their protests are so anti-America. Because it’s the United States government that provides the funds for all of the atrocities that we just heard about.”

Attendees at the protest chanted, “Death to America!” and “Death to Israel!”

Vaughn approached Tlaib in a Capitol Hill hallway, repeatedly asking if she would answer to the chanting. At first, the Michigan congresswoman refused to speak with anyone from Fox.


“Congresswoman Tlaib —” Vaughn began, but Tlaib interrupted before she could finish her inquiry.

“I don’t talk to Fox News! I don’t talk to Fox News!” she insisted.

“At a rally … in your district —” Vaughn attempted again, but Tlaib pushed back.

“I’m not talking to Fox News.,” she said again.

“People were chanting ‘death to America.’ Do you condemn?” Vaughn asked.

“I do not talk to Fox News,” Tlaib repeated.

“But do you condemn chants of death to America?” Vaughn asked once more.

“I don’t talk to people that use racist tropes,” Tlaib said, suggesting that Vaughn’s network was guilty of that.

Vaughn asked again, “Why can’t you just say whether or not you condemn—”

But Tlaib cut her off again, stating, “Because I don’t talk to Fox News.”

“— people chanting ‘death to America?'” Vaughn finished her thought and asked, “Why are you afraid to talk to Fox?”

“Fox News is not nice,” Tlaib claimed. “Listen, using racist tropes towards my community is what Fox News is about and I don’t talk to Fox News.”

Vaughn took one more tack, pointing out that some may interpret the “death to America” cries as racist.

“Is ‘death to America’ racist? Is chanting ‘death to America’ racist?” she inquired.

“Never talk to Fox News,” Tlaib said again, adding, “I’m talking about your guys’s racist tropes. You know, you guys are — you guys know exactly what you do. And I know you’re Islamophobic, but you guys gotta go deal with it on your own selves, not going to use me.”

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