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Top GOP Trump Detractor Censured at Home

Liz Cheney's impeachment vote won ire in Wyoming

(Newser) - GOP Rep. Liz Cheney has been censured by the Republican Party in her home state of Wyoming for her vote to impeach Donald Trump following the Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol . The third ranking House Republican was one of only 10 members from her party to vote yes...

Marjorie Taylor Greene: 'Of Course I'm Sorry'

But GOP lawmaker says she is unfazed about being kicked off committees by Democrats

(Newser) - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene started the day with a defiant tweet about "moron" Democrats after they stripped her of her committee posts , and she continued the theme later in a press conference on Friday. "If I was on a committee, I'd be wasting my time because my...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Issues Defiant Tweet After Rebuke

Lawmaker calls Democrats 'morons' for booting her from committees and giving her free time

(Newser) - If you were expecting GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to be chastened after House Democrats doled out a rare punishment , think again. "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,...

House, Led By Democrats, Kicks Greene Off Committees

Lawmaker Had Said She 'Absolutely' Regretted Her Previous Views

(Newser) - House Democrats on Thursday stripped controversial GOP lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments. The nearly party-line vote was 230-199, the Washington Post reports, with 11 Republicans voting against her. The rare move came a day after House Republicans opted not to take action against the Georgia Republican. Coverage:...

House GOP Votes on Liz Cheney

Republicans are sticking with her, also standing by Marjorie Taylor Greene

(Newser) - House Republicans decided Wednesday to stand by two GOP lawmakers who have polarized the party, voting to retain Rep. Liz Cheney as their No. 3 leader and saying they’d fight a Democratic push to kick Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene off her committees, the AP reports. In a 145-61 secret-ballot...

House Set to Vote on Greene's Committee Assignments

' It is clear there is no alternative to holding a floor vote'

(Newser) - Democratic leaders in the House are set to hold a vote Thursday on whether Republican newcomer Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene should be removed from her two committee assignments. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said that his Republican counterpart, Kevin McCarthy, is not ready to remove Greene from her spots on...

House GOP Punts Decision on Marjorie Taylor Greene

Will likely resume deliberations Wednesday

(Newser) - House Republicans are under quite a bit of pressure to discipline Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for her rhetoric around far-right conspiracy theories and false claims of election fraud, but they ended Tuesday by taking no action, Politico reports. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy met privately with the freshman lawmaker for...

Marjorie Taylor Greene, McConnell Trade Slams

Senate minority leader denounces Republican's 'loony lies,' and she calls him 'weak'

(Newser) - He didn't name her, but Mitch McConnell on Monday issued what is being described in multiple outlets as a "scathing" rebuke of controversial GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene . And she then shot right back. The statements:
  • McConnell: “Loony lies and conspiracy theories are cancer for the Republican
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Dems Give GOP an Ultimatum on Marjorie Taylor Greene

They say they'll remove lawmaker from panels if Republicans fail to take action

(Newser) - House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he plans to have a "conversation" with GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene—but that's not enough for House Democrats, who want the Georgia lawmaker to be kicked off of committees because of her support for or endorsement of wild conspiracy theories. Politico...

SNL Mocks QAnon Congresswoman

Marjorie Taylor Greene got the Saturday Night Live treatment

(Newser) - Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene got the Saturday Night Live treatment in the show's first cold open of 2021. The newly elected Georgia Republican, whose support of fringe conspiracies has placed her among the most controversial members of the new Congress, was played by Cecily Strong and saw her on...

Tiff Between 2 Congresswomen Reaches Boiling Point

Dem Cori Bush has her office moved away from GOP's Marjorie Taylor Greene 'for my team's safety'

(Newser) - The backlash against new GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene continues, with a Democratic colleague now ditching her office near Greene's. "A maskless Marjorie Taylor Greene & her staff berated me in a hallway," Rep. Cori Bush, also a freshman congresswoman, posted Friday on Twitter . "She targeted...

Democrats Dumbfounded by Greene's Committee Seat

They want Marjorie Taylor Greene ousted from Education Committee

(Newser) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was "appalled" to learn Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who once endorsed executing the speaker , was appointed to the House Education Committee. "What could they be thinking?" Pelosi said of Republican House leaders on Thursday, per Politico . "Or is thinking too generous of a...

Inside the Backlash Against Marjorie Taylor Greene

Her Facebook activity, stance on Parkland shooting is coming back into view

(Newser) - It's deja va all over again for Republicans, at least in the AP's eyes. "Republicans have a Marjorie Taylor Greene problem. Again," it declares, and it's not alone in that coverage. Though she was embraced by then-President Trump , the Georgia Republican was denounced by party...

Lawmaker Reportedly Pushed School Shooting Conspiracies

Before in office, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene allegedly called Sandy Hook, Parkland attacks staged

(Newser) - As Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene filed impeachment articles against President Biden on his first full day in office, she was facing calls for her own removal over her support for conspiracy theories, one of which claims the Parkland, Fla., school shooting was staged. The left-leaning watchdog group Media Matters has...

Twitter Suspends GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

She'll be locked out of her account for 12 hours

(Newser) - Twitter has been suspending accounts left and right as it cracks down on the QAnon conspiracy theory , and one pretty big name is included in the 70,000 suspensions so far: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. The Georgia congresswoman has endorsed QAnon, and has also tweeted claims of widespread election fraud....

GOP Lawmaker Will Try to Impeach Biden Next Week

Marjorie Taylor Greene says Biden is 'willing to abuse the power of the presidency'

(Newser) - A freshman GOP lawmaker wants to get the ball rolling on impeaching Joe Biden on the president-elect's first full day in office. After President Trump was impeached for a second time Wednesday, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene told Newsmax that she plans to file articles of impeachment against Biden on...

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