"The first thing I think about when somebody says you're going to be the first Muslim is celebrate this moment", she told CBS last week.
Born in Detroit to Palestinian-American parents, Tlaib served in Michigan's state legislature from 2008 to 2014. She will succeed the first Muslim congressman, Keith Ellison, who vacated the seat to run for Minnesota's Attorney General.
Tlaib is also considered a Democratic Socialist.
Swift had said that the Republican's voting record in Congress "appalls and terrifies" her, stating that Blackburn had voted against equal pay for women and against protecting women from domestic violence.
While she said there will be opportunities for Democrats to find compromise with President Donald Trump on some issues, such as infrastructure, she added, "there is a real opportunity for us to make that sure that we have a Congress that does its job". The 36-year-old moved to America at the age of 12 as a refugee from Somalia.
There is also a lot of evidence that she may have married her brother and therefore committed massive immigration fraud, according to PJ Media.
Omar is one of two Muslim women elected Tuesday to the U.S. House.
MA and CT will also send black women to Congress as firsts for their states, while Arizona and Tennessee are getting their first female senators.
A team of private hunters, horses and elephants were also sent inside the Pandharkawda forest to shoot the animal on sight. India's Supreme Court issued a hunting order for T1 in September, ruling that she could be killed if tranquilisers failed.
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather is once again coming out of retirement, but this time, it could be as a mixed martial artist. I wanted to display my skills outside the USA and be in a special fight, ' he said.
Who else Prince Charles will meet with a number of British Ghanaians in the business, arts, culture and media industries. The Ghana Armed Forces Military Band played the national anthems of the UK & Ghana.
The billions China loaned Sri Lanka to develop the port and airport - a sign of Rajapaksa's pro-China leanings has India anxious . Since Monday, Sirisena has handed out 14 cabinet posts, including five to lawmakers who defected from Wickremesinghe's coalition.
The primary opposition group to Michigan's ballot initiative on whether to legalize recreational marijuana has conceded defeat . Utah voters also were considering whether to allow medical marijuana and to join the 31 other states that have already done so.
In any case, we now know that the company will stop giving iPhone sale reports, but the reasons are not clear. This information may help explain why Apple provided a dim forecast for iPhone sales in the current quarter.
The poll also noted that Trump had 29 percent support among black people on August 6, compared with 15 percent on August 3, 2017. I saw Mia Love, she called me all the time to help her with a hostage situation, being held hostage in Venezuela.
Samsung could be about to reveal its rumoured "folding phone" this week at a developer's conference being held in San Francisco. According to The Bell , when folded, the device acts a standard smartphone with a 4.58-inch OLED touchscreen display.
Delhi wakes up to thick smog ahead of Diwali
The top court is seized of matters in which several issues related to air pollution in the Delhi-NCR have been raised. At Dhirpur, the AQI was 328 at 8:30 am, while in Mathura Road area it dipped to "very poor" category at 375.
Jury Selection to Begin in Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Trial
The only visitors he is allowed are his lawyers and twin, seven-year-old daughters, from whom he is separated by thick glass. Guzman managed to escape from prison in Mexico twice before being extradited to the United States on January 19, 2017.
Bayern Move Ahead Of Liverpool In Race For Arsenal Star
After drawing at home to Liverpool , Arsenal are one point and one place behind bitter rivals Spurs who now sit 4th. Holding was making his sixth Premier League appearance of the season, and his fifth start on Saturday evening.
Israel welcome restored US sanctions on Iran
The United States will not be able to stop Iran's oil exports, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday. A new package of sanctions affect oil exports, global transportation and banking sector.
Trump holds campaign rally in Florida
Pritzker's campaign says Obama will speak during the rally Sunday afternoon at the University of Illinois Chicago's arena. Trump quickly fired back at his White House predecessor, saying the former president didn't keep his promises to voters.
US drops the sanctions hammer on Iran ... again
Iranian students stormed the embassy shortly after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, taking 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. A woman holds a picture of Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader. "We are in the economic war situation".
China wants to ‘very badly’ strike a trade deal with US
Xi was quoted by CCTV as saying after the call with Trump that the two leaders had hoped to expand trade cooperation. The head of the White house Donald trump said that he expects to conclude trade deals between the U.S. and China.