Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Georgia Republican running for reelection, is the latest lawmaker to face a candidacy challenge over her actions before the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. The challenge was filed by the same coalition of constitutional scholars and liberal activists who unsuccessfully tried to block Rep. Madison Cawthorn from the GOP primary ballot in North Carolina.
The new challenge against Greene, which was filed this week with the Georgia secretary of state, could potentially force Greene to testify under oath about the Capitol riot. “This is the same evil playbook the dishonest Communist Democrats use against President Trump and his family,” Greene said in the statement. “Now they are using it on me, because they know I’m effective and will not bow to the DC machine.”
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NEW TODAY: Voters in GA are trying to disqualify Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from running for re-election, based on her ties to 1/6 insurrection. Backed by the same groups who unsuccessfully tried to block Rep. Cawthorn from the GOP primary ballot in NC. https://t.co/99eULrvblV
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