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House Approves Amendment to Make Defense Secretary's Salary $1

Marjorie Taylor Greene introduced amendment, though she's still a no on the overall bill

(Newser) - The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved an amendment to the annual defense spending bill, introduced by Marjorie Taylor Greene, that would cut Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's salary to $1. That doesn't mean Greene is actually going to vote for the bill, however—she told the Washington Examiner...

MTG Issues Shutdown Threat Over Biden Impeachment

Greene says she won't vote to fund government without a vote on impeachment inquiry

(Newser) - The start of September brings a looming deadline into view: The government risks a shutdown at the end of the month unless Congress acts. As the Washington Post notes, it's the second time this year the government has faced the prospect of running out of money. On Thursday, President...

McConnell Called Allies After Freezing Up Again

Marjorie Taylor Greene says he's 'not fit for office'

(Newser) - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's office says he was "momentarily lightheaded" when he froze up while speaking to reporters in Kentucky on Wednesday—but insiders say concerns about the 81-year-old's ability to remain in a leadership role are growing. McConnell had a similar episode a month ago...

Greene Says Senate, VP Are Possibilities

GOP congresswoman from Georgia isn't ruling either out

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene's social media has been ablaze ever since her home state Georgia indicted former President Trump on Monday, along with 18 others . The congresswoman is mainly in "defend Trump" and " slam Fani Willis " mode, but on Tuesday, Greene also revealed something else that's...

Hunter Biden's Attorney Files Ethics Complaint on MTG

GOP congresswoman showed explicit images of president's son during an official hearing

(Newser) - Hunter Biden's attorney has filed an ethics complaint against Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after she showed explicit photos of him during a congressional hearing, reports the Hill . Abbe David Lowell condemned Greene's "abhorrent behavior" in a letter to the Office of Congressional Ethics. The "House has...

Evidence Mounts That MTG Is Truly Out of the House Freedom Caucus

Another member says it's a done deal

(Newser) - In what NBC News calls "some of the most definitive comments yet" regarding Marjorie Taylor Greene's membership, or new lack thereof, in the House Freedom Caucus, Rep. Ken Buck, who is a member of the far-right caucus, says MTG is in fact out. "She's not a...

Freedom Caucus Member Says Group Voted to Oust MTG

Though there's no official confirmation

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene is apparently too establishment for the House Freedom Caucus. Rep. Andy Harris, a member of the caucus, told reporters Thursday that "a vote was taken to remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from the House Freedom Caucus for some of the things she's done." When asked...

Report: House Freedom Caucus Members Are Seeking a Purge

Marjorie Taylor Greene is a top target, insiders say

(Newser) - While it apparently hasn't reached the loyalty oath stage yet, the House Freedom Caucus is struggling to maintain unity amid infighting and mutual distrust. Politico , citing "three Republicans with knowledge of the talks," reports some members of the conservative caucus want to purge its ranks, with at...

MTG Argues With Boebert on House Floor

Tension over competing impeachment resolutions comes to a head

(Newser) - Things got heated between Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert on the House floor Wednesday after a move Boebert made to push her own resolution to impeach President Biden ahead of Greene's competing resolution. Three sources tell the Daily Beast that Greene accused Boebert of "copying" Greene's...

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...

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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...

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