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Why Rep. Rashida Tlaib is boycotting Indian Prime Minister Modi's speech to Congress

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, one of the first two Mulsim women elected to Congress, joins Here & Now host Deepa Fernandes to discuss why she and other progressives will not be attending a speech to Congress this afternoon by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi has faced criticism for human rights abuses of religious minorities in India.

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