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GOP lawmaker seeks curb on non-US flags in Congress after Tlaib office pictured with Palestinian banner

Rep. Max Miller, R-Ohio, is calling attention to a measure he introduced that would prevent funding for any non-American flags displayed in the halls of Congress after the office of Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., was pictured with a Palestinian flag out front.

Tlaib has had the flag outside her congressional office near the Capitol since at least January, and her support of Palestinians is widely known. Amid the Hamas war against Israel that has seen at least 11 Americans dead, the Washington Examiner’s Reese Gorman snapped a photo of the flag that went viral on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter.

The flag was still prominently displayed in front of Tlaib’s office as of Tuesday morning, photos taken by Fox News Digital revealed.

Reps. Max Miller and Rashida Tlaib

(Drew Angerer/Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images/Fox News Digital)

Miller shared Gorman’s tweet and posted a screenshot of an amendment he is sponsoring.

“The halls of Congress belong to America,” Miller wrote. “They should be reserved for flags that embody our great nation. The Palestinian flag should not have a place here. That’s why I sponsored an appropriations amendment to end this silliness.”

Fox News Digital has reached out to Tlaib’s office for comment on Miller’s measure.

Fox News Digital’s Lawrence Richard, Anders Hagstrom and Louis Casiano and The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

Jessica Chasmar is an editor on the politics team for Fox News and Fox Business. Story tips can be sent to Jessica.Chasmar@fox.com.

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