Nearly 40 House Democrats are demanding House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy take what they call “immediate action” to address the behavior of GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, whose actions, they say in a Thursday letter obtained by CNN, “could lead to violence against members of Congress.”
The group chose to take this step after Greene spoke as a warmup act for former President Donald Trump at his rally in Ohio last weekend, an aide familiar with the letter’s origins told CNN. Greene, without evidence, repeatedly claimed Trump won the 2020 election and viciously attacked Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.
Greene described Ocasio-Cortez as the “little communist from New York City,” and nodded in agreement with the crowd when they started shouting “lock her up.”
Read the full article. AOC has signed the letter.
Nearly 40 House Democrats are demanding Minority Leader McCarthy take what they call “immediate action” to address the behavior of GOP Rep. Greene, whose actions, they say in a letter obtained by CNN, “could lead to violence against members of Congress.” https://t.co/rCC6o6kbcP
— CNN (@CNN) July 1, 2021
Every day that passes without action from McCarthy is a tacit endorsement of Greene’s dangerous offenses — and an invitation for her to continue escalating these unacceptable attacks on our colleagues.
We can’t let McCarthy ignore this problem any longer.https://t.co/ED7fiCjyHK
— Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) July 1, 2021