Freshman Democrat: ‘We’re gonna go in and impeach the motherf–ker’

Thursday marked the start of a new Congress as Democrats not only took back the House, but began talk of impeaching President Trump.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., a freshman lawmaker, told attendees at an event hosted by progressive organization MoveOn she was determined to strip Trump from the Oval Office.

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‘You’re right, they don’t. And we’re gonna go in and impeach the motherfucker,” said Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress.

Rep. @RashidaTlaib at an event just now: Recalling a story in which her son said ‘Look mama you won. Bullies don’t win.’ And she said: ‘You’re right, they don’t. And we’re gonna go in and impeach the motherfucker.’

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Tlaib, who was sworn in as Michigan’s representative from the 13th Congressional District on Thursday afternoon, was speaking at an event for progressive advocacy group MoveOn.org when she relayed a conversation with her son to the crowd: “And when your son looks at you and says, ‘Momma, look you won, bullies don’t win,’ and I said, ‘Baby they don’t,’ because we’re gonna go in and impeach the motherf—–.”

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The call for impeachment earned raucous applause, according to the video. ABC News has reached out to MoveOn.org for comment.

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Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Refers To Donald Trump In Speech, Tells Crowd ‘We’ Will ‘Impeach This Motherf—er’

Hours after Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib made headlines for being sworn in to Congress, she’s now in the news for another reason.’

Tlaib attended a reception for the Move On campaign on Thursday evening, briefly stepping on stage to speak to the crowd. During her speech, Tlaib, a Democrat, spoke of a conversation she had with her son, going on to say that President Donald Trump will be impeached.

The video was posted to Twitter by Jon Levine, media editor for The Wrap, though Levine credited another individual with filming the video.

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It isn’t the first shot that Tlaib has taken towards Trump this week. The congresswoman and John Bonifaz, a founder of the Impeach Donald Trump Now campaign, published an op-ed in the Detroit Free Press on Thursday, calling the president a “direct and serious threat to our country.”

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Rashida Tlaib calls Trump an expletive during pitch to impeach

Fresh-faced U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib wasted no time in calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump just hours after being sworn in.

Speaking to a crowd of supporters Thursday night, the Michigan Democrat and first Muslim women elected to Congress said of Trump: “People love you and you win. And when your son looks at you and says, ‘Momma, look you won. Bullies don’t win.’ And I said, ‘Baby, they don’t, because we’re gonna go in there and we’re gonna impeach the mother***er.”

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“President Donald Trump is a direct and serious threat to our country. On an almost daily basis, he attacks our Constitution, our democracy, the rule of law and the people who are in this country,’ Tlaib wrote. “Each passing day brings more pain for the people most directly hurt by this president, and these are days we simply cannot get back. The time for impeachment proceedings is now.”

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Tlaib in the article, co-written by Trump impeachment’advocate’John Bonifaz,’drew a distinction between “the power of a criminal prosecution” and “the impeachment power.”

“While Congress has the impeachment power to prevent future harm to our government, prosecutors have the power to seek punishment for those who commit crimes,” Tlaib and Bonifaz wrote.

“Those who say we must wait for Special Counsel Mueller to complete his criminal investigation before Congress can start any impeachment proceedings ignore this crucial distinction,” the article continues.

“We already have overwhelming evidence that the president has committed impeachable offenses,” Tlaib and Bonifaz wrote. They’went on to accuse Trump of offenses including obstruction of justice, “violating the emoluments clause,” “abusing the pardon power,” “directing or seeking to direct law enforcement to prosecute political adversaries for improper purposes,” and more.

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