Marjorie Taylor Greene

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The law-flouting, truth-denying, science-deriding Trumpian Republican extremists are the real RINOs

BY: - March 15, 2022

It’s the MAGA battle cry heading into the primaries.  “He’s a grandstanding RINO.”-Donald Trump about retiring Ohio Republican congressman Anthony Gonzalez who voted to impeach him for Jan 6.  “Mike DeWine is the biggest RINO in America today.”-Jim Renacci, Ohio Republican gubernatorial candidate about the Republican incumbent.  “Ohio is not going to tolerate RINOs anymore.”-Marjorie […]

Marjorie Taylor Greene spoke at an event led by a white nationalist and has no regrets

BY: - March 2, 2022

WASHINGTON — Georgia Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is doubling down on her decision to give a speech at a far-right conference with ties to white supremacists over the weekend. In a statement released Sunday night, Greene argued that she went to talk to audience members about “America First” policies. “We’re going to focus […]

House Republicans slam treatment of Jan. 6 defendants held at D.C. jail

BY: - December 9, 2021

WASHINGTON — Four House Republicans held a Tuesday press conference to complain about the poor conditions at a District of Columbia jail housing inmates charged with violence in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. But a District of Columbia advocate for prison reform in an interview said that jail and another […]

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America needs two functioning political parties to survive as a democracy

BY: - December 1, 2021

What might the demise of a little-known language usage organization in the United Kingdom indicate for the future of the Republican Party? A hint might be found in the near-unanimous vote of House Republicans to support Arizona Representative and former dentist Paul Gosar for his vile conduct in posting a cartoon showing him murdering a […]

U.S. House Democrats to introduce censure of Gosar over violent video

BY: - November 12, 2021

Nearly 30 Democratic U.S. House members plan to introduce a resolution censuring their Arizona Republican colleague Rep. Paul Gosar for social media posts that depicted him killing New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. On Sunday, Gosar tweeted from both his official and personal accounts and posted on Instagram a video showing an anime sequence with the […]

Marjorie Taylor Greene comparison of mask-wearing and the Holocaust condemned by House GOP leader

BY: - May 26, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday condemned remarks by Georgia’s Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene comparing the wearing of masks and vaccination logos to the persecution and murder of Jews by Nazis during the Holocaust. Greene, a Republican, in an interview last week with the Christian Broadcasting Network made the comparison, according to […]

A defiant Marjorie Taylor Greene says she’d be ‘wasting my time’ on committees

BY: - February 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene told reporters here on Friday that now that she’s lost her committee assignments, she has more time to push a pro-Trump agenda. The House voted late Thursday 230-199 to remove the Georgia Republican from two committee seats she had been assigned by GOP leaders upon arriving in Washington as a freshman […]

House votes to yank committee posts from Marjorie Taylor Greene in rare rebuke

BY: - February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House in an extraordinary move voted Thursday to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments, citing a series of violent, anti-Semitic comments and social media posts she made before being elected to Congress in November. The 230-199 vote — with 11 Republicans joining with Democrats in support — came […]

U.S. House to vote on stripping committee posts from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

BY: - February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are forging ahead with a resolution to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from serving on two committees amid a growing outcry over the Georgia Republican’s history of violent, racist comments and conspiracy theories. The full House is set to vote Thursday to remove Greene from the House Education and Labor Committee, and the […]

Dems move to strip committee assignments from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

BY: - February 2, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House Rules Committee is set to meet on Wednesday to consider a resolution that would strip Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her two committee assignments. If approved for debate by the panel, the resolution would move to the floor of the Democratic-controlled House for a vote. It is included […]

Dems protest naming Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to education panel after she cast doubt on school shootings

BY: - February 1, 2021

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are denouncing GOP leaders for tapping Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to serve on the Education and Labor Committee, amid a growing outcry over the Georgia Republican’s past comments challenging the veracity of deadly school shootings. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called it “appalling” that Republicans selected someone who “has mocked the killing […]