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Greene's Call for 'Decorum' in House Is Met With Laughter

Democrats jeer her after she scolds them while presiding over the chamber

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene presided over the House on Wednesday as speaker pro tempore, and her critics are relishing one moment in particular. At one point, she banged the gavel and called for decorum, only to be met with laughter and jeers from Democrats, reports the Guardian . See the moment here...

MTG Introduces Articles of Impeachment Against Biden

House Republicans don't actually have the votes to impeach him, however

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene on Thursday introduced impeachment articles against President Biden, claiming he has failed to secure the border. She said in a press conference Thursday that Biden has "deliberately compromised our national security by refusing to enforce immigration laws," Fox News reports. That, the articles say, per...

'You're Not a Mother,' MTG Tells Union Leader Stepmom

'It'd be nice if we didn’t attack the witnesses,' Democratic lawmaker said after her remarks

(Newser) - After GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene told a stepmother that she wasn't a mother at a House subcommittee hearing this week, things got a little divisive. Greene asked Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers union, if she was a mother, and Weingarten said she was a...

Panel Agrees to Strike Greene's Comments

Shot at colleague remains, but GOP chairman blocks calling Homeland Security head a liar

(Newser) - Members of the two parties came together Tuesday during a House committee hearing, agreeing to stop the accusations coming from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Democrats objected more than once to things Greene said during a Homeland Security hearing but failed the first time to have her comments struck, the Hill...

MTG, Lindsey Graham Really Going After Each Other

Their fight involves the Pentagon leaker, trans influencer, Bud Light

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene was among those on the right who came to the defense of the Air National Guardsman accused of leaking Pentagon documents, which led to a feud between the congresswoman and her fellow Republican, Sen. Lindsey Graham. Discussing MTG and others, including Tucker Carlson, who've expressed...

Greene Calls Democrats Pedophiles on 60 Minutes

Congresswoman say they support 'children being sexualized'

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene had perhaps the biggest interview of her political career Sunday in a sit-down with 60 Minutes , and she didn't shy away from one of her most volatile accusations against Democrats. When Lesley Stahl asked the Georgia Republican about her calling Democrats a "party of pedophiles,...

MTG Runs Afoul of Twitter, Again
Twitter Restricts MTG's Account

Twitter Restricts MTG's Account

Congresswoman shared deleted graphic for event organized by transgender activists

(Newser) - Twitter has restricted Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's congressional account for repeatedly sharing a graphic referencing a "Trans Day of Vengeance." The congresswoman said she shared a graphic for Saturday's event in Washington, DC, before Twitter " temporarily limited " some of her account's features, to...

Liz Cheney Gives MTG a Civics Lesson

As Utah Gov. Spencer Cox also called her rhetoric 'evil'

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene's call for "a national divorce" in which red states and blue states are separated isn't getting the warmest reception. Republican Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Monday said her "rhetoric is destructive and wrong and—honestly—evil." The remainder of his initial tweet...

MTG Wants a 'National Divorce'
MTG Wants a 'National Divorce'

MTG Wants a 'National Divorce'

Georgia rep says, 'I can not express how much Americans hate Joe Biden'

(Newser) - Divorce is apparently sitting so well with Marjorie Taylor Greene that she's recommending the nation get itself one. On the occasion of Presidents Day, the Georgia Republican rep tweeted thusly , "We need a national divorce. We need to separate by red states and blue states and shrink...

Greene Shrugs Off Criticism of Her Heckling
Criticism of Marjorie
Taylor Greene Gets Personal
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Criticism of Marjorie Taylor Greene Gets Personal

James Carville references 'white trash,' as congresswoman hits back at critics

(Newser) - Two days after Marjorie Taylor Greene heckled President Biden during his State of the Union address—even calling him a "liar" —the topic remains a buzzy one in DC. In an interview with the New York Times , Greene remained defiant and said she expected no formal rebuke from...

Greene Demands Answers on Trump-Era Spy Balloons

White House says flights weren't detected until after Trump left office

(Newser) - Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green demanded answers Monday on what Donald Trump called "fake disinformation"—reports that Chinese spy balloons entered US airspace at least three times during his administration. "If it’s true the Pentagon purposely did NOT tell President Trump of Chinese Spy Balloons during...

MTG Has Her Committees, but Her Real Aim Is VP: Report

Marjorie Taylor Greene 'sees herself on the short list for Trump's VP,' says Steve Bannon

(Newser) - Trump-Greene 2024? That remains the hope of second-term congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, according to NBC News , which cites two sources as saying the Republican from Georgia is vying to be Donald Trump's running mate. "She sees herself on the short list for Trump's VP," former Trump...

McCarthy on MTG: 'I Will Never Leave That Woman'

'New York Times' has the background on their unlikely political alliance

(Newser) - In his bumpy but ultimately successful bid to become House speaker , Kevin McCarthy had a strong and surprising ally on his side—hard-right firebrand Marjorie Taylor Greene. But as a deep dive by Jonathan Swan and Catie Edmondson makes clear in the New York Times , their unlikely political alliance had...

Greene, Other Right-Wing GOPers Picked for Committees

Greene will sit on Oversight, Homeland Security panels if OKed; Gosar, Santos also selected for seats

(Newser) - It's been noted that Marjorie Taylor Greene is vying for more of a power position within the Republican Party, and it looks like she just made some headway. The Hill reports the Georgia congresswoman was selected Tuesday by the GOP-led House Steering Committee to sit on the Homeland Security...

'What Happens in the Ladies Room Stays in the Ladies Room'

Alleged spat between MTG, Boebert may be a reflection of MTG's new strategy

(Newser) - The buzzy story out of DC on Tuesday revolves around Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert. The Daily Beast reports that the GOP congresswomen got into a heated confrontation on the first day of the new Congress in a House bathroom. “Greene questioned Boebert's loyalty to [Kevin] McCarthy,...

Political Feud of the Day: MTG vs. Dr. Dre
MTG, Dr. Dre
Get Into It
Over Video

MTG, Dr. Dre Get Into It Over Video

Rapper sends lawmaker scathing cease-and-desist letter, and she fires back

(Newser) - It's not unusual for musicians to object to politicians using their music, but a flareup Monday was more colorful than most. It started when GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene used Dr. Dre's "Still D.R.E."—at least the instrumental part—in a video playing...

Crazy House Moments: A Near-Fight, a Call From 'DT'
'Tense Moment': A Near-Fight
Highlights House Drama
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'Tense Moment': A Near-Fight Highlights House Drama

Before Kevin McCarthy's winning vote, a chaotic stretch that includes a call from 'DT'

(Newser) - Kevin McCarthy finally got enough votes to become House speaker , but it required high drama that nearly escalated into physical confrontation. A look at some key moments in the approximately half-hour between the 14th and 15th ballot:
  • Near fight: The most dramatic moment happened when Mike Rogers of Alabama angrily

After a Boebert Potshot, Greene Fires Back

Public rift widens between GOP congresswomen

(Newser) - They are two high-profile congresswomen on the right who might be mistaken for what Politico calls "MAGA twins" from a distance. But friction between Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Lauren Boebert of Colorado has spilled into public in a big way in recent days. It began when...

White House Responds to Greene's Latest 'Violent Rhetoric'

She says she'd have 'won' Capitol attack if she'd organized it

(Newser) - Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene once again offered herself as a pincushion for Democratic backlash over the weekend when she suggested that she and Steve Bannon would have "won" the Jan. 6 insurrection if they had actually been the ones to organize it. Per CBS News , White House spokesman...

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...

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