(ReliableNews.org) – Before Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) was a congresswoman, she made statements on a wide variety of topics as was her right as an American citizen. The Left combed through her social media accounts, dragged out screenshots of old comments and “likes,” then attacked.
Congressional Democrats took the information and used it as an excuse to punish her for exercising her First Amendment rights. First, they tried to force House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to punish the freshman congresswoman. That didn’t work, so they took their grievances in front of the entire chamber.
The Big Vote
On Thursday, February 4, the House voted on whether to strip Greene of her committee assignments. Before the motion went out to the entire chamber, the congresswoman gave an impassioned speech clarifying some of the statements she’d made in the past. Her words did not sway the Leftists in the chamber, and they voted 230 to 199 to remove her from the Education and Budget Committees.
Only 11 Republicans sided with the Democrats, the rest stood firm in their support for Greene. McCarthy said he did not agree with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) decision to allow the vote because it sets a dangerous precedent. Historically, party leadership handles disciplinary action against its own caucus. Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) said the vote “will ultimately be dangerous for [the] institution.”
Greene Holds Firm
In a tweet on Friday morning, Rep. Greene mocked House Democrats for attacking her. She said all they have done is give her more “free time.”
I woke up early this morning literally laughing thinking about what a bunch of morons the Democrats (+11) are for giving some one like me free time.
In this Democrat tyrannical government, Conservative Republicans have no say on committees anyway.
Oh this is going to be fun!
— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@mtgreenee) February 5, 2021
The congresswoman held a press conference later that day and issued an apology for saying things that may have offended some people. When CNN began asking her inflammatory questions, she told the network that they owe the American people an apology for lying about President Donald Trump.
Greene said the Democrats “stripped” her voters of their voice. However, she has made it clear this isn’t going to stop her from trying to change the country.
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