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Politics Tlaib expresses regret for booing Hillary Clinton at Sanders event, says supporters ‘deserve better’

18:30  01 february  2020
18:30  01 february  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib booed Hillary Clinton at an event Friday night. On Saturday, she expressed regret . Top Bernie Sanders supporter says she regrets booing Hillary Clinton . From left, Reps. Rashida Tlaib , Pramila Jayapal and Ilhan Omar speak at a campaign event for Sen.

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Saturday expressed regret for booing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s name at a Bernie Sanders campaign event in Iowa, saying that his supporters “deserve better.”

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“In this instance, I allowed my disappointment with Secretary Clinton's latest comments about Senator Sanders and his supporters get the best of me. You all, my sisters-in-service on stage, and our movement deserve better,” she said in a statement.

RASHIDA TLAIB BOOS HILLARY CLINTON AT BERNIE SANDERS EVENT IN IOWA

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Clinton Jabs Again At Sanders , Says He Didn' t Unite Party. Rashida Tlaib , led the crowd in booing Clinton . Although there was “no question” about her nomination, she said , Sanders ' “campaign and his principal supporters were just very difficult and really constantly not just attacking me but my

Rashida Tlaib , D-Mich., couldn’ t resist the urge to boo former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Clinton also blamed the “Bernie bro” culture around Sanders , who she said “particularly” attack The 2016 campaign became contentious between Sanders and Clinton supporters after leaked emails

The moderator at the event in Clive, Iowa on Friday had mentioned remarks by Clinton, in which she had said that “nobody likes” Sen. Sanders, I-Vt. Clinton beat Sanders in the 2016 Democratic primary before going on to lose to then-candidate Donald Trump in the general election.

When members of the audience booed, moderator Dionna Langford hushed them: “We’re not gonna boo, we’re classy here.”

But Tlaib, who was seated alongside fellow Reps. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., objected and backed the booing crowd.

"No, I'll boo. Boo!” she said. “You all know, I can't be quiet. No, we're going to boo. That's all right. The haters will shut up on Monday when we win."

In her statement on Saturday, Tlaib said she was “frustrated” by attempts to dismiss the strength of the Sanders movement.

Rashida Tlaib boos Hillary Clinton at Bernie Sanders event in Iowa

  Rashida Tlaib boos Hillary Clinton at Bernie Sanders event in Iowa Rep. Rashida Tlaib couldn’t resist the urge to boo former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when the former secretary of state's name came up.

Sanders , who is supported by Tlaib , Democratic Rep from Minnesota Ilhan Omar, as well as Dem Rep from Washington Pramila Jaypal, who were all present at the event ’s panel discussion, was earlier slammed by Clinton , who said during an interview with the Hollywood Reporter that “nobody” “liked”

Rashida Tlaib Boos Mention of Hillary Clinton at Bernie Sanders Rally. After the emcee referred to Clinton and said , “We’re not gonna boo we’re classy here,” Tlaib interjected, “I’ll boo We all know Hillary would never support the squad anyway. She deserves the boos .

“However, I know what is at stake if we don't unify over one candidate to beat Trump and I intend to do everything possible to ensure that Trump does not win in 2020,” she said.

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She went on to say that she will “continue to strive to come from a place of love and not react in the same way of those who are against what we are building in this country.”

Clinton had sparked fury from Sanders’ supporters when she made her comments about the Vermont senator, who is currently surging in the polls ahead of Monday’s Iowa caucuses.

"He was in Congress for years," Clinton says in an excerpt from a documentary. "He had one senator support him. Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician. It’s all just baloney and I feel so bad that people got sucked into it."

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She also complained about the culture created around Sanders' candidacy.

"It’s his leadership team. It’s his prominent supporters," she said. "It’s his online Bernie Bros and their relentless attacks on lots of his competitors, particularly the women. And I really hope people are paying attention to that because it should be worrisome that he has permitted this culture — not only permitted, [he] seems to really be very much supporting it."

Fox News' Brie Stimson contributed to this report.

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