"This is pretty uncharted territory for many of us and even for Congress," the Democratic congresswoman said.
"If I had made a similar comment, people would be outraged and they would be calling for my resignation," said Detroit Police Chief James Craig.
"While facial recognition identifies a white man's gender 99% of the time, it misidentifies darker-skinned females up to 35% of the time," Tlaib wrote in a follow-up tweet.
"Can you imagine the outrage if I had put a T-shirt together like that for impeaching President Obama?" GOP rep. asks.
"This Administration doesn't care about the law (you know, the U.S. Constitution)," Tlaib said, "so it shouldn't surprise me so much that they don't care about our history or traditions."
But President Trump and his cronies are pitting fellow Americans against one another, sowing division that undermines everything we're supposed to stand for as a country.
President Donald Trump is dead wrong to stand in the way of a congressional delegation.
The president doesn't understand that Jewish support for the Democrats has nothing to do with Israel. It has to do with the question of anti-Semitism and inclusiveness.
"The Jewish community is less safe than it was three years ago," Ron Klein asserted.
The spoof of "West Side Story" sees Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib confront the president in the White House.
Trump was condemned for remarks he made in the Oval Office which critics say used the anti-Semitic trope of Jewish Americans having dual loyalty to the U.S. and Israel.
Republican congressman Mark Green on Tuesday lashed out at Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, during his appearance on Fox News.
The freshman Democrat has accepted an offer from Detroit Police Chief James Craig to visit the department and learn more about how it uses facial recognition software to catch violent criminals.
"It is not mearly [sic] an antisemitic dog whistle — it's a bullhorn to his white nationalist base," the progressive Jewish-American group IfNotNow told Newsweek in a statement.
"Denying a visit to duly elected members of Congress is not consistent with being an ally and denying millions of people freedom of movement or expression or self-determination is not consistent with being a democracy."
The Muslim congresswomen have been condemned in the past for making anti-Semitic tropes and supporting a boycott movement against Israel.
The World Jewish Congress' President Ronald Lauder on Sunday compared Tlaib's suggestion to boycott Maher to Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.
Their joint effort to ban U.S. congresswomen from visiting the West Bank aligns the U.S. and Israel with the global authoritarian right.
"Who wouldn't be proud of a granddaughter like that? I love her and am so proud of her," Tlaib's grandmother told The Washington Post.
The flyer shows the four women known as "The Squad" with the verbiage of "Send them back" and "deport the commie brown infestation."
The California Democrat accused the Jewish ambassador of having dual loyalty in siding with Israel's decision to ban two Muslim congresswomen from entering the country, a claim that's considered an anti-Semitic trope.
The president tweeted that Tlaib, and her fellow lawmaker, Ilhan Omar, should be barred from the humanitarian visit.
"I know many Jews that are in favor of a two-state solution or are pro-Palestinian and they're not against themsleves, or anti-Semitic," Leslie Marshall said.
Citing pressure from President Donald Trump, Israel has banned U.S. Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, in part for their support of a boycott movement meant to support Palestinians.
"The fact that the U.S. president would urge the Israeli prime minister to bar members of Congress really does a disservice to this bilateral relationship and is yet another attempt by President Trump to politicize this relationship."
There is nothing black and white about the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians; it is a struggle with many shades of grey.
Bernie Sanders said the president believes climate change is a hoax before calling him the name. The reactions on his feed went both ways — along party lines, of course.
"He incites violence every day with his hate agenda and racism," Rep. Rashida Tlaib said of President Donald Trump.
A YouGov poll shows President Donald Trump's net approval rating is worse than those of the progressive Democratic congresswomen he told to "go back."
The Shurat HaDin organization said the Israeli government should take a stand against those backing the BDS movement.