Footage surfaces of Majorie Taylor Green ally at Capitol RiotsPosted by Annie May / March 25, 2021
House Democrats singled yesterday that they would strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments as Mitch McConnell distances mainstream GOP from her. All of this comes as Salon released a 2019 video of Greene calling for a violent insurrection at the Capitol.
The Republican Party is still facing a reckoning following the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol. One member of the party, a former Oklahoma congressmen, has left the party, calling it a “cult.” CNN, meanwhile, accused the GOP of being an empty shell of itself and suggesting that it stood for nothing.
The backlash against the GOP is anything but surprising after the mob of right-wing rioters stormed and briefly occupied the U.S. Capitol following a rally in which Donald Trump once more claimed to have been the victim of a rigged election. Six of those rioters were were Republican lawmakers, meaning six Republican lawmakers were part of an insurrection against the United States of America. Let that sink in for a moment. What’s worse, they don’t even see anything wrong with that.
Earlier this year, Louie Gohmert, a Congressman from Texas, has suggested that “violence on the streets is last resort for Trump supporters who hope to get their man in office despite his loss in a, you know, legitimate election.