Rashida Tlaib: 'I Don't Think' Everyone Can Be Rehabilitated, Continues to Support Abolishing Federal Prisons

Rashida Tlaib: 'I Don't Think' Everyone Can Be Rehabilitated, Continues to Support Abolishing Federal Prisons


Far-left “Squad” member Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Monday attempted to explain her controversial opinion on emptying out federal prisons following her longtime support of the BREATHE Act, which has the goal of closing all federal prisons, admitting that not everyone can be rehabilitated.

Tlaib made the admission during an interview with Axios reporter Jonathan Swan, who asked her about her support of the BREATHE Act, which the lawmaker formerly described as a “new version for public safety — a new vision for public safety, one that protects and affirms black lives.”

The act specifically provides a “roadmap for prison abolition.”

“To what extent have you wrestled with releasing any potential downsides of releasing into society every single person who currently in a federal prison?” Swan

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