The New York Daily News reports:
A key House panel voted late Wednesday to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of all her committee assignments in a blistering rebuke of her calls for violence against fellow members of Congress and embrace of a cacophony of far-right conspiracy theories.
The vote in the House Rules Committee advanced a resolution to remove the controversial Georgia Republican from her posts on the chamber’s education and budget committees and also ban her from getting any other appointments.
The vote — which fell along party lines — sends the resolution to the full House, where it is expected to get final approval Thursday. Ahead of the vote, House Rules Chairman Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) said he had never before held a similar hearing because “we have never had a member like this.”
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⚡️House panel votes to kick Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene off committees for ‘truly sick’ promotion of violence
OK Rep. Tom Cole, committee’s top GOP member, called Greene’s promotion of crackpot conspiracy theories “deeply offensive,” “vile” & “repugnant.”https://t.co/8nb6zpgSyG
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) February 3, 2021
Democrats have pushed for GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to be censured and will vote Thursday on a resolution to remove her from her committee assignments. https://t.co/gal1UO49ZO
— NPR Politics (@nprpolitics) February 4, 2021
Today, House Republicans will be forced to take a public stand on Marjorie Taylor Greene, voting on whether to strip Greene of her committee assignments.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 4, 2021