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SCOTUS Rejects Appeal Over House Mask Fines

3 Republicans challenged fines for not wearing masks on House floor in 2021

(Newser) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected appeals from three House Republicans who challenged fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor in 2021. The justices did not comment on leaving in place $500 fines issued in May 2021 to Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, Thomas Massie of...

Hunter Biden's Daughter Calls MTG a Liar

Naomi Biden, Hunter's oldest child, defends her dad after Georgia congresswoman mocks him online

(Newser) - Hunter Biden's eldest daughter came to her dad's defense this week, after one of the most notoriously vocal GOP lawmakers mocked him in person and online. Biden made a surprise appearance Wednesday on Capitol Hill while the House Oversight Committee was getting ready to debate whether to hold...

Spotlight Shines Hot on Trump Prosecutor in Georgia

Focus turns to Nathan Wade, who a court filing complains was improperly hired by DA Fani Willis

(Newser) - A co-defendant in the Georgia election interference case against former President Trump filed a motion this week making a "bombshell" allegation: that Fulton County DA Fani Willis hired her romantic partner as the special prosecutor in the case against Trump, and that she and Nathan Wade both benefited financially...

Resort Backs Out of Taylor Greene's Jan. 6 Event

Florida resort says it was told event was only a book signing

(Newser) - A Florida resort says it is no longer hosting an event with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on the third anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The Westgate Resorts in Kissimmee says it was unaware the event was intended to commemorate the attack, the Hill reports. "Please be advised...

Latest Victim in Swatting Spree: Soros
Now Soros
Has Been

Now Soros Has Been Swatted

Police were reportedly called to his Long Island mansion Saturday

(Newser) - George Soros has reportedly become the latest high-profile figure to be targeted in a string of swattings. The billionaire philanthropist's estate in Southampton, New York, was swatted around 9pm Saturday, per the New York Post . The Southampton Village Police Department reportedly received a 911 call from a man who...

GOP Senator Says His Home Was 'Swatted'

Rick Scott was at dinner with his wife at the time

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene isn't the only Republican lawmaker getting "swatted" : Sen. Rick Scott says it happened to him Wednesday night. "Last night, while at dinner with my wife, cowards 'swatted' my home in Naples," the Florida Republican posted on X Thursday, referring to hoax calls...

Greene Says Swatting Interrupted Family's Holiday
Greene: I Was Just Swatted

Greene: I Was Just Swatted

Georgia Republican says false crime report is another in a series

(Newser) - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's tormentors thought of her on the holiday. "I was just swatted. This is like the 8th time," the Republican posted Monday on X. "On Christmas with my family here." A series of phone calls starting last year have falsely reported crimes...

Ocasio-Cortez, Greene Agree on Prosecution of Assange

16 lawmakers call for administration to drop extradition efforts

(Newser) - Julian Assange has found bipartisan support in Congress, though his backers don't span their parties, the Hill reports. Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, and their frequent allies are among the 16 lawmakers, "as members of Congress deeply committed to the principles of free speech...

Man Accused of MTG Death Threat: 'You're Going to Die'

Sean Patrick Cirillo, 34, has been arrested after allegedly calling in to congresswoman's office

(Newser) - A Georgia man is in police custody after authorities say he called in death threats to the district office of GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Per the Hill , the Georgia congresswoman's office confirmed that such calls had been made, and that the caller had said he had a sniper...

House GOP Tries to Slash Buttigieg's Salary to $1

Though amendment is unlikely to go anywhere

(Newser) - House Republicans on Tuesday once again used one of the chamber's rules to rebuke a member of the Biden administration, moving to reduce Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg's salary to $1. The salary cut was passed via voice vote as an amendment to a 2024 spending bill, Politico reports....

Congresswoman Takes Flak Over 6-Word Phrase on Israel
6-Word Phrase on Israel
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6-Word Phrase on Israel Stokes Controversy

Rep. Rashida Tlaib invokes 'from the river to the sea,' which some see as an anti-Israeli rallying cry

(Newser) - The lone Palestinian-American in Congress is defending her use of a six-word phrase—"from the river to the sea"—that has become a political flashpoint in the US over the Israel-Hamas war. "From the river to the sea is an aspirational call for freedom, human rights, and...

Santos Survives Vote on Expulsion
to Keep

House Votes to Keep Santos

Republicans help block censure of Tlaib

(Newser) - Rep. George Santos easily survived a vote to expel him from the House on Wednesday night as most Republicans opted to withhold punishment while both his criminal trial and a House Ethics Committee investigation proceed. A resolution to censure Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib over her criticism of Israel also was...

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...

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