Rep. Rashida Tlaib is a congresswoman representing Michigan's 13th Congressional District. Her district includes Detroit, where was born and raised by Palestinian immigrant parents. Tlaib was elected in 2018 after working as an attorney and state representative. She is one of the two first Muslim women to serve in Congress, as well as the first Palestinian-American woman.
Stand up for the facts!
Our only agenda is to publish the truth so you can be an informed participant in democracy.
We need your help.
I would like to contribute
Fact-checking journalism is the heart of PolitiFact. Our core principles are independence, transparency, fairness, thorough reporting and clear writing. The reason we publish is to give citizens the information they need to govern themselves in a democracy.
In a world of wild talk and fake news, help us stand up for the facts.