Business Insider: How Marjorie Taylor Green became the Voldemort of Congress. Few lawmakers even want to say her name.

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During her weekly press conference, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi referred to Greene's confrontation as a "verbal assault" and "abuse" against Ocasio-Cortez and said the House Ethics Committee might need to take up the matter. "This is beneath the dignity of a person serving in the Congress of the United States and is a cause for trauma and fear among members, especially on the heels of an insurrecti...

Los Angeles Times: House consumed by tension over Capitol riot as vote on investigation nears

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Democrats are beginning to take action: Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Pa.) refused to allow Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) to lead a bill with her because he voted against certifying the election results. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) is trying to censure Clyde and two other Republicans who he said “recklessly disregarded the future harm they could cause by legitimizing a violent attack on our democratic inst...

USA Today: What is going on with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene? Here is what happened this week

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Greene responded on Twitter, saying the Ethics Committee should instead investigate Ocasio-Cortez for putting Trump administration staff and supporters "on lists to destroy their lives and prevent future employment. She threatened the livelihoods of Americans for simply being Republicans," Greene wrote. Other members have also expressed frustration with Greene. Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., donned a...

The Hill: Ocasio-Cortez on Taylor Greene: 'These are the kinds of people that I threw out of bars all the time'

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Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), who has introduced a resolution to expel Greene from Congress, sported an “Expel MTG” mask in the Capitol on Thursday as he sought more co-sponsors after the Ocasio-Cortez incident. “She’s still a threat. She assaulted one of my colleagues, a friend of mine. And I think it’s time for us to take a vote on the resolution,” Gomez said. Full Article

Politico: Riot revisionism, hallway aggression, squashed alliances: The House nears a Cold War

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Greene was observed chasing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) down a hallway and berating the New York Democrat about left-wing extremists, whom some Republicans have falsely blamed for the Jan. 6 attack. In response, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) walked into the House chamber on Thursday afternoon wearing a mask saying “expel MTG.” Full Article

Washington Post: Greene’s ‘verbal assault’ on Ocasio-Cortez underscores growing tensions over safety and security on Capitol Hill

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Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), for example, wore “EXPEL MTG” — Greene’s initials — on his mask during votes Thursday, in light of the Georgia congresswoman’s latest actions. He previously introduced a resolution to expel Greene from Congress, which continues to garner support from Democrats but has not been introduced by Democratic leadership for a floor vote. Full Article

Sierra: Shredding as a Path to Community Development

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Clearly, there’s great potential for cycling trails to redefine the economic and social fabric of communities. But it’s just as important to remember that the benefits go beyond the tourism economy: Thoughtfully designed trails in accessible locations can restore and protect environmental values and make it easier for all residents to benefit from time in nature. To that end, California Representa...

Los Angeles Times: More than 200 migrant children arriving today at temporary shelter at Pomona Fairplex

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In some cases, if the sponsor doesn’t seem like a safe option, the children end up staying in HHS custody in a long-term care facility that provides additional services, including county services to find a non-relative guardianship or foster placement, according to Preston. The Fairplex shelter is expected to remain open through the end of the year. “We as Americans have a responsibility to ensure...

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