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According to disclosure forms reviewed by Fox News Digital, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich. has received up to $100,000 in rental income during the pandemic despite insisting on canceling rentals.
Taleb filed his latest annual financial disclosure report on Thursday, which shows he collected between $15,001 and $50,000 in rental income from the Detroit property in 2021. The Michigan Democrat reported the same rental income for 2020 last August, meaning he now earns between $30,000 and $1,000. Payment of rent during pandemic.
However, Taleb collected rent checks despite co-sponsoring a bill with other “squad” members that sought to cancel rent during the pandemic.
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In early 2020, Taleb co-sponsored Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., along with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ayanna Presley, D-Mass., and others. Joined, “A bill to establish a nationwide cancellation agency. Rent and mortgage payments during the coronavirus pandemic.”
Later, in March 2021, progressive firebrands reintroduced the bill, which would have repealed the rent by April 2022.
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“I’m joining Rep. @IlhanOmar and colleagues at a press conference on the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act,” Talib tweeted on his reintroduction. “Our residents need support during this ongoing pandemic and this legislation seeks to provide that support to ensure our neighbors have the housing they need.”
Talib isn’t the only “squad” member who wanted rent cancellations during the pandemic because they collected rental income.
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Last year, Fox News reported that Presley and her husband disclosed between $5,000 and $15,000 in rental income during 2020 from a Boston property. Presley has yet to file its 2021 financial disclosure report, which is due by Saturday.
Taleb’s congressional office did not immediately respond to a Fox News Digital inquiry about his rental income as he pushed to cancel the rental payments.