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The U.S. House of Representatives voted to remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments
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After a 230-199 vote, the House of Representatives has voted to strip Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments, following uproar over her past incendiary comments and apparent support of violence against Democrats.

Greene had promoted baseless QAnon conspiracy theories and endorsed violence against Democrats. Still, before the vote, she said she regretted her views, which included claims that school shootings and 9/11 were staged.

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McConnell criticises Rep. Marjorie Greene for conspiracy theories
Senator Mitch McConnell
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Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell denounced Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Monday, calling her embrace of conspiracy theories "loony lies" and a "cancer of the Republican Party".

"Loony lies and conspiracy theories are cancer for the Republican Party and our country," McConnell said in a statement. "Somebody who's suggested that perhaps no airplane hit the Pentagon on 9/11, that horrifying school shootings were pre-staged, and that the Clintons crashed JFK Jr.'s airplane is not living in reality. This has nothing to do with the challenges facing American families or the robust debates on substance that can strengthen our party."

Regional News • Americas • United States
Rep. Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene files articles of impeachment against Joe Biden
Rep. Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene files articles of impeachment against Joe Biden
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Newly-elected Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has filed articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden, accusing him of corruption and abuse of power. Greene, who has ties to the QAnon conspiracy theory, announced her move on Twitter, which previously blocked her account for "multiple violations of our civic integrity policy" following the Capitol Hill riots.

Greene previously alleged that Biden allowed his son, Hunter Biden, "to siphon cash from America’s greatest enemies Russian and China".

"President Joe Biden is unfit to hold the office of the presidency. His pattern of abuse of power as President Obama’s vice president is lengthy and disturbing," so Greene.

Technology • Internet & Web
Twitter temporarily suspends account of Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene
Twitter temporarily suspends account of Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene
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Twitter has on Sunday temporarily blocked the account of Republican Congresswoman and "QAnon" supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Greene had violated company rules on multiple occasions, the online platform said. The congresswoman had written on Twitter that voter fraud had occurred in the Senate elections in Georgia. According to U.S. broadcaster CNN, Greene had spread several conspiracy myths and false reports at once in a lengthy thread.

The congresswoman's Twitter messages were then flagged with a notice that their content was controversial. A few hours later, the online network decided to suspend Greene's account for twelve hours.