Forbes: House Majority Leader Raises Prospect Of Marjorie Taylor Greene Expulsion

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“Actually, what I think is her leadership needs to hold her responsible,” Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Pa.) told Forbes earlier this month when asked about the possibility of a censure resolution, accusing McCarthy of “failing” to discipline his members. The resolution faces long odds, as it needs around a third of House Republicans to vote with Democrats to pass it. Still, Gomez has said he plans to tr...

Forbes: Marjorie Taylor Greene Praises Tweet Calling Kevin McCarthy A ‘Moron’

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Shortly after McCarthy’s condemnation, video resurfaced of Greene saying in 2020 – when she was still a congressional candidate – that she would oppose taking down statues of Hitler and Satan so she could “teach others about who these people are, what they did.” Greene is unlikely to be punished for her recent comments, with even House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dodging a question about whether she shou...

Business Insider: The push for recurring stimulus checks continues as 7 Democrats urge Biden to include them in infrastructure

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Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee, led by Rep. Jimmy Gomez of California, wrote a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to include recurring direct stimulus payments and unemployment benefits tied to economic conditions in his American Families Plan. The letter cited a poll from April that found that six in 10 adults said the latest round of stimulus checks would last them less th...

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

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