On Friday Rep. Rashida Tlaib, was arrested by ICE security when she joined airline catering employees in a protest at Detroit Metro Airport, according to reports.
Photos posted on social media showed Tlaib, 43, sitting in the road outside the airport’s Delta terminal, along with eight other protesters – while a larger group of protesters demonstrated on the sidewalk nearby. Many held signs reading, “One Job Should Be Enough,” as the group called for better wages health coverage.
Initial reports said Tlaib was arrested in the matter, but a union official later said Tlaib was only briefly detained.Tlaib, a first-term congresswoman from Detroit who has been in office since January 2019, later posted a Twitter message about the incident, saying other protesters had been arrested
Tlaib has also been arrested on numerous other occasions in 2016 Tlaib was arrested for trying to obstruct an event featuring president trump.
This is not the first Rashida Tlaib has been arrested by security personnel. Back in July, video surfaced on social media of a 2016 incident, in which Tlaib – prior to running for Congress – is dragged out of a Detroit event featuring then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.
At the time Tlaib was a public interest attorney at the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice, after being term-limited out of the Michigan state legislature.
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