“On my very first day of orientation, I got my first death threat,” Tlaib said. “It was a serious one. They took me aside, the FBI had to go to the gentleman’s home. I didn’t even get sworn in yet and someone wanted me dead for just existing. More came later. Uglier, more violent.”

“Each one paralyzed me each time,” she alleged, adding, “So what happened on Jan. 6, all I could do was thank Allah that I wasn’t here.”



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