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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
Taylor Greene Is Victorious

'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...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Hit With 3rd Mask Fine

Georgia Republican says House mandate is unnecessary

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene's opposition to masks has cost her $5,500 so far this year, reports the National Review . The tally reached that mark this week when the Georgia congresswoman was fined a third time for failing to wear a mask in the House chamber, per the Hill . Under...

Jan. 6 Protest Planners: Lawmaker Floated 'Blanket Pardon'

'Rolling Stone' talks to pair of organizers about Rep. Paul Gosar, others

(Newser) - Rolling Stone is out with an exclusive that features interviews with two unnamed organizers of the Jan. 6 protest in DC, both of whom are cooperating with the House panel investigating the violence of that day. Both men say they met or otherwise interacted with White House officials (particularly...

Twitter Escalates Penalty for Latest Greene Tweet

Suspension for vaccine misinformation, this time for 7 days, comes 3 weeks after another

(Newser) - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is getting ever closer to a permanent Twitter ban. The platform announced Tuesday that it had suspended the congresswoman for a week for a misleading tweet about COVID-19 vaccines sent hours earlier. Greene wrote that the FDA "should not approve the covid vaccines" because "...

Parkland Shooting Survivor: My Dad Thinks It Was a Hoax

Teen tells Vice that QAnon conspiracy theories are ripping his family apart

(Newser) - One of the last people you'd expect to believe the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., was a hoax is the parent of a child who experienced the trauma firsthand. But one 18-year-old survivor says the father who once refused to wear the same color shirt as the shooter...

3 House Republicans Lose Their Mask-Fine Appeals

Trio consists of Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Thomas Massie, and Ralph Norman

(Newser) - Three Republican House members have lost appeals challenging fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor earlier this year. On Tuesday, the House Ethics Committee released statements noting that Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, Thomas Massie of Kentucky, and Ralph Norman of South Carolina had failed in...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Tweet Gets Her Suspended

Congresswoman spread vaccine misinformation

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene has gotten her second 12-hour Twitter suspension of the year after tweets spreading vaccine misinformation. Two of her tweets have been labeled "misleading" by the social media company recently, CNN reports. One of the tweets had to do with her belief that COVID-19 vaccines should not...

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