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Marjorie Taylor Greene's Resolution: Audit Aid to Ukraine

Though it's not likely to go anywhere for now

(Newser) - In the latest sign that a Republican-led House of Representatives might not offer Ukraine the same level of aid that has so far been given, a group of Republicans led by Marjorie Taylor Greene on Thursday introduced a resolution calling for the funds allocated to Ukraine by Congress to be...

Greene Warns Against 'Never Kevin' Movement

She says opposing McCarthy's speaker bid could open the door for Cheney

(Newser) - Rep. Kevin McCarthy's bid to become House speaker could be in trouble amid opposition from members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus—but one of the House's most prominent conservatives is standing by him. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene told Steve Bannon's War Room podcast on Monday that...

Taylor-Greene: I Deserve More Power in Next Congress

'New York Times' has a lengthy profile of the far-right congresswoman

(Newser) - It's a dream ticket or a nightmare ticket depending on your MAGA perspective: former President Trump and Marjorie Taylor Greene in 2024. Greene herself tells Robert Draper of the New York Times that she and Trump have discussed the possibility. “I would be honored,” she says, while...

Marjorie Taylor Greene's 27-Year Marriage Is Ending

Husband Perry Greene files for divorce from Georgia congresswoman

(Newser) - Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene 's marriage of 27 years is coming to an end, reports the Daily Beast . Husband Perry Greene filed for divorce Wednesday in Fulton County Superior Court, calling their marriage "irretrievably broken," per the Hill . He also said the couple, who wed in college,...

White House Has Fiery Reply to Critics of Student Loan Plan

@WhiteHouse tweets their criticism and their own loan forgiveness total

(Newser) - There are plenty of critics of President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan—and on Thursday the White House called out a select group of them by name, reports Politico . The White House Twitter account retweeted a series of tweets from Republican members of Congress blasting the Biden move. On...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Says She Was 'Swatting' Victim

911 caller claimed man was shot 5 times at her home

(Newser) - Police in northwest Georgia say they're investigating a bogus 911 call received early Wednesday that claimed a person had been shot multiple times at a residence in Rome, Floyd County. Debbie Burnett, Rome's assistant police chief, says officers responding to the call discovered it was the home of...

Trump's Clout Faces Big Test in Georgia Races

It's another primary day

(Newser) - It's another busy primary Tuesday. Georgia takes center stage as Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger try to fight back challengers endorsed by former President Trump, who's seeking revenge for his 2020 election defeat in the state. An assessment at FiveThirtyEight sees that and other...

Highlights From Greene's Testimony on Eligibility to Run
'ACQUITTED': 
Taylor Greene Is Victorious
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'ACQUITTED': Taylor Greene Is Victorious

She issues defiant tweet after judge, Georgia official declare she can run for reelection

(Newser) - Update: Marjorie Taylor Greene can run for Congress again. After a judge in Atlanta rejected a lawsuit on Friday that would have prevented it, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger signed off on the ruling hours later, reports NBC News . Opponents had filed suit, arguing that the conservative Greene should...

Greene's Texts to Meadows Show Quick Shift on Riot

As it began, she asked for Trump to calm rioters; soon, she put blame on antifa infiltrators

(Newser) - Texts to and from Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows on the day of the Capitol riot and, more generally, in the aftermath of the 2020 election have been the subject of many stories of late. But CNN is now unveiling a mother lode—a total of 2,319 texts...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Fights in Court for Right to Run Again

Five constituents say her role in Capitol riot should disqualify her

(Newser) - Conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene fought for her right to run for re-election Friday during an unusual hearing in Atlanta. Per the AP :
  • The challenge: Five constituents in the Georgia congresswoman’s district have said Greene helped facilitate the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, making her ineligible for
...

Democratic Challenger Is Outraising MTG, Big Time

Marcus Flowers had an impressive quarter, but he still doesn't stand a chance

(Newser) - Marcus Flowers—Army vet and Democrat in northwest Georgia—has far outraised his potential opponent, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Flowers raked in $2.4 million in donations during the first quarter, more than double that of Greene, according to the Hill, which says Greene still has more in her war...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Reports Jimmy Kimmel to Police

Late-night host says Will Smith reference was a joke, not a threat

(Newser) - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene did not take kindly to Jimmy Kimmel's suggestion that Will Smith could deal with the "Klan mom." In a Wednesday tweet , the congresswoman said she had referred the late-night host to Capitol Police for "this threat of violence against me." Kimmel...

Lindsey Graham Urges Russians to Kill Putin

Lawmakers from both parties condemn Republican senator's remarks

(Newser) - Sen. Lindsey Graham called for the assassination of Vladimir Putin Thursday night in a tweet so widely condemned that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Marjorie Taylor Greene were in agreement. "Is there a Brutus in Russia? Is there a more successful Colonel Stauffenberg in the Russian military? The only way...

McCarthy, McConnell Slam Fellow GOPers Over America First Event

'Unacceptable,' McCarthy said of Gosar, Taylor Greene's appearances at white nationalist forum

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene has already received a slap on the wrist from the chairwoman of the RNC for her appearance Friday at a white nationalist conference. Now, the Georgia congresswoman—and fellow GOPer Rep. Paul Gosar, of Arizona, who appeared virtually at the America First Political Action Conference—are on...

Greene Hears From McDaniel About America First Speech

White nationalist group broke into chants of 'Putin,' whom Republican later denounced

(Newser) - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene received applause when she spoke Saturday to an organization of white nationalists in Florida—a group that also cheered Vladimir Putin. But others, including the head of the Republican National Committee, were less impressed with her appearance Friday night before the America First Political Action Conference,...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Addresses 'Gazpacho' Incident

Congresswoman says it was a slip-up

(Newser) - Update: Marjorie Taylor Greene on Friday addressed her "gazpacho" gaffe, tweeting , "Some of us slip up a word every now and then, but Joe Biden doesn’t even know the words coming out of his mouth practically all the time. The good news is that the people know...

Greene: 'Facebook Joined Twitter in Censoring Me'

She posts that she was barred from posting, commenting for 24 hours

(Newser) - Update: Less than 24 hours after Twitter gave Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene a permanent boot, Facebook made a similar but much briefer move, blocking her from the site for 24 hours. Politico reports Greene took to the social media platform GETTR with the news, writing, "Facebook has joined Twitter...

Marjorie Taylor Greene's Mask Fines Keep Ballooning

The congresswoman's office says she has been fined more than 30 times

(Newser) - Update: The mask-related fines keep piling up for two Georgia Republicans, with the New York Times checking in on the current tallies for Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Andrew Clyde. Greene's office says she has now incurred more than 30 fines for not wearing a mask on the House...

Lawmaker's Rejoinder Begins With a Grammar Fix
New Target of Greene's
Wrath: a Fellow Republican
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New Target of Greene's Wrath: a Fellow Republican

And GOP Rep. Nancy Mace fires back, first by correcting her colleague's grammar flub

(Newser) - GOP Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina is making all kinds of headlines this week, some for getting caught up in a dispute between fellow lawmakers and some for TV appearances in which she was accused of being two-faced on COVID. The details:
  • Criticism: On Sunday, Mace criticized fellow GOP
...

Greene Wants Congress' Highest Honor for Rittenhouse

Teen who killed 2 men is 'a hero who defended his community,' she says

(Newser) - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to see Kyle Rittenhouse join George Washington, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Dalai Lama in receiving the legislative branch's highest honor. The Republican congresswoman introduced a bill Tuesday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Rittenhouse, who fatally shot two people...

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