The Hill reports:
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) touched a nerve across the political spectrum this week with her call for a “national divorce” that echoed the nation’s history surrounding secessionism. “She wants you to cover it so she can raise money off it. She wants people talking about it,” one GOP operative told The Hill. Democrats have pounced on Greene’s comments, eager to tie her to McCarthy and the greater GOP.
“Kevin McCarthy’s shameful silence on Marjorie Taylor Greene’s divisive calls for secession of states sends a dangerous message to conspiracy theorists and anarchists,” Tommy Garcia, a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokesman, said in a statement. “Apparently, upholding and defending the Constitution is merely a suggestion to the House Republican party.”
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