The Washington Post reports:
Top Democrats in Congress on Thursday blasted congressional Republicans for assigning to the House education committee Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) — who has identified with the QAnon cult and called deadly school shootings “false-flag” operations.
On Wednesday morning, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) condemned the Republican leadership for giving her the committee assignment. “What I am concerned about is the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives who is willing to overlook, ignore those statements,” she said.
“Assigning her to the education committee when she has mocked the killing of little children at Sandy Hook Elementary school. When she has mocked the killing of teenagers in high school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
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Very excited to join Ranking Member @virginiafoxx and others on the House Education and Labor Committee!
Let’s get to work!
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (@RepMTG) January 26, 2021
“Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy must explain how someone with this background represents the Republican party on education issues. He is sending a clear message to students, parents, and educators about the views of the Republican party.”https://t.co/5HuzljwZfW
— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) January 28, 2021
For media asking for a statement on MT Greene Situation here it is:
— David Hogg (He / Him) (@davidhogg111) January 28, 2021
“Assigning her to the education committee when she has mocked the killing of children at Sandy Hook? When she mocked the killing of teens at Marjory Stoneman Douglas? What could they be thinking?” Speaker Pelosi on Rep. Taylor Greene and GOP leadership pic.twitter.com/0L2j46n3i9
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) January 28, 2021