More bad news for besieged MP Marjorie Taylor Greene.
California Representative Jimmy Gomez introduced a resolution to expel the Anti-Gay Representative from Congress, citing her story of trafficking conspiracy theories that “advocated violence against our peers, the President and our government.”
Speaking in the House on Friday, Gomez said he felt compelled to bring forward the resolution because “I believe some of my fellow Republicans, and one in particular, wish to harm this legislative body.”
“That’s what I believed after this room was turned into a crime scene just 10 weeks ago,” he added, referring to the January 6 uprising.
Green has performed all manner of outrageous stunts since taking office in January, including posting a transphobic sign outside his office, introducing impeachment articles against Joe Biden 24 hours after his inauguration, and co-sponsoring a bill banning pride flags on US embassies. .
She also had a number of old social media posts that came back to haunt her, including a video calling for the execution of Nancy Pelosi, another video chasing survivors of the school shooting and another video grabbing the crotch of a cardboard cutout of Donald Trump.
Then there was this video of her urging people to commit acts of violence on the U.S. Capitol grounds.
Holy s ** t, it’s Greene talking about a 1/23/20 protest she helped organize and she wants the crowds to take over the capital
wonder what was the cross between those who were planning the 01/23/20 protest and the 01/06/2021 protest pic.twitter.com/6DLVBbJvoA
– zedster (@ z3dster) January 31, 2021
“I take no joy in bringing this resolution forward, but any member who incites political violence and threatens our lives must be kicked out,” Gomez said when presenting his resolution to oust Greene. “And I will do whatever I can to protect our democracy and keep all of my colleagues safe.”
Chances of the resolution being passed are slim to none as it would require a two-thirds vote and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a press conference that it did not reflect the position of the House. direction.
But, she added, “the members are very unhappy with what has happened here and they can speak out as they do. What Mr. Gomez has done is his own opinion.
Last month, Greene, who ran for his seat unopposed last year, was removed from his position on the committee. She calls the Democrats’ attempt to get her kicked out of Congress “pure projection.”
Graham Gremore is editor and editor at Queerty. Follow him on Twitter @grahamgremore.