California Police Department Calls Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib ‘Un-American’ on Twitter

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 27, 2019. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst).

The Fontana Police Department in California is facing backlash after calling a Muslim American Congresswoman “un-American” on its official Twitter account.

The post, which included a link to a story about Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and her promise to shut down Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), said, “Nice knowing you! I became bulimic because I vomit every time I hear your BS. You are one of the most un-American persons I know.”

The police department later deleted the tweet and posted an apology. “If anyone saw the inappropriate tweet that went out earlier, apparently someone gained access to our account,” Fontana PD tweeted. “We apologize, and are working on fixing the issue.”

The department reportedly learned about the offensive tweet when they were contacted…

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