REP. RASHIDA TLAIB (D-Mich.) is going to Israel. She asked to go visit her grandmother in the West Bank, and the Israeli government granted the request, several reporters, including Channel 13/Axios’ BARAK RAVID, reported early today. Tlaib sent a letter — on congressional letterhead — asking to visit her 90-year-old grandmother in Beit Ur al-Fauqa, a Palestinian village near Ramallah in the West Bank. She promised the Israeli government she wouldn’t participate in boycotts while there. The letter, via Noa Landau of Haaretz
— HEATHER CAYGLE scooped that House Minority Leader STENY HOYER (D-Md.) visited Tlaib’s grandmother in the West Bank when he was in Israel.
TYING IT ALL TOGETHER … ISRAELI PM BENJAMIN NETANYAHU united the following people against him Thursday when he decided to ban TLAIB and Rep. ILHAN OMAR (D-Minn.) from entering Israel — each of these peopleClick here to view the full story