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Marjorie Taylor Greene Goes Off On House GOP Leaders Who Condemned Her Insane Holocaust Rant

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Georgia Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene apparently believes House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy should always defend her no matter how offensive — or politically damaging to the GOP — her antics may be.

One day after retweeting — then deleting — a post that called McCarthy “insane” and a “feckless c*nt” for condemning her recent rant comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust. Greene appeared Wednesday night on NewsMax to attack House GOP leaders who have dared to criticize her remarks.

After praising Greene as “the most famous Republican in the House of Representatives right now, more so than Kevin McCarthy,” Newsmax host Greg Kelly asked about her most recent spate with party leaders.

“You have to have respect for [House Speaker] Nancy Pelosi, in that she never allows attacks on her own,” Greene responded. “And she defends them even when they sleep with Chinese spies, when they attack Israel, when they stand with Hamas terrorism, and when their rhetoric is so disgusting that Antifa pro-Palestinian rioters are on the streets attacking American Jews.

“Nancy Pelosi stands with their own, and Kevin McCarthy never had to say a word,” Greene added. “He could have said, ‘You should ask Marjorie about her words and ask her what she has to say.’ That would have been the right answer for him, so it’s unfortunate that he took this route. And he didn’t even text me or call me, which is really a shame, before I found out seeing it in the news that he had said that.

“And then sadly Elise Stefanik, our new GOP chair, followed suit of course right along, and then I think Steve Scalise and others,” Greene said. “And they shouldn’t have done that. None of them called me and asked me what I meant by what I said.”

Greene went on to accuse the media of “twisting my words,” before effectively doubling down on her comparison between mask mandates and Nazi Germany.

“It’s terrible how people are being treated in this country about masks and about vaccine passports, and we have to stand up to these aggressions, and these are the exact types of aggressions that take away our freedoms, and we’ve seen it with tyrants in the past throughout history, and these are definitely countries that pursued the Socialist path, the same path that the Democrats are pursuing,” she said.

Earlier Wednesday, Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty weighed in on the relationship between Greene and House GOP leaders, comparing her to a “Frankenstein” that the GOP has created, and calling on them to expel this monster from their caucus.

“Anything less makes hollow Republican leaders’ efforts to portray Greene as merely a fringe player among their ranks,” Tumulty wrote. “They created her, and they continue to elevate her.

“This is the consequence of seeking power without regard to what else it may bring,” Tumulty added. “To borrow the subtitle from Mary Shelley’s famous novel, Marjorie Taylor Greene is the fruit of Republicans’ own efforts to become the Modern Prometheus.”

Watch Greene’s appearance on Newsmax here.

 

 

 

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Former US Secretary of State, Joint Chiefs Chairman Colin Powell Remembered by Those Who Knew Him

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Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. Secretary of State, died Monday morning of complications from COVID-19. The former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was 84. His family in a statement said he was fully vaccinated.

Powell served under both Republican and Democratic Presidents, including serving as United States National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan.

News of his death has shocked the nation, with many who knew him sharing their memories of the highly-respected diplomat and military leader.

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Morning Joe Panel Issues a Warning – and Explains How the GOP Could Win in 2024 ‘In a Landslide’

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A discussion on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on comments made by Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), who said he didn’t see Donald Trump successfully winning the 2024 presidential election, led to an agreement by host Joe Scarborough and marketing expert Donny Deutsch that the GOP could reclaim the White House that year — as long as Trump wasn’t the Republican Party candidate.

Speaking with Axios, the Louisana Republican questioned whether Trump could even be the nominee, saying, “President Trump is the first president in the Republican side at least to lose the House, the Senate and the presidency in four years. Elections are about winning.”

Using that as a springboard, host Scarborough asked Deutsch whether Cassidy was off base with his comments.

“Does Donald Trump still own the Republican Party? Yes,” Scarborough began. “But that Republican Party is a lot smaller and a lot less influential in suburbs across America and more educated Americans if you look at the polling number. Again, I know everybody is scared of Donald Trump, it just does not seem like the trend lines are going well for him in terms of putting together a coalition that can win.”

“Here is the fact,” Deutsch exclaimed. “If the Republicans ran anybody but Donald Trump, they would win in a landslide. Anybody just right of center.”

“Anybody?” the MSNBC host prompted.” Donny, nobody has said this enough. You go back and look at 2020, Democrats were shocked by how badly they underperformed in the House and shocked how badly they underperformed in the Senate. Donald Trump had to work overtime to make Mitch McConnell the minority leader in Georgia — they had to work overtime to lose that. You look at state legislatures across America that were less connected to Trump and they did very well. You look at governorships less connected to Trump and they did very well. Republicans had a pretty, darn good election cycle in 2020 despite the fact they should have been wiped off the face of the political earth because of the insanity and the neo-fascism Donald Trump was pushing.”

“If anybody except for Trump ran, they would have won by 20 points,” Scarborough added.

“I would like to to see polls, a poll of Trump against Biden, which I think Trump would eke out a victory, ” Deutsch claimed. “But then I want to see pools with Nikki Haley or Ron DeSantis or fill in the blank and they’ll win by double digits. You know, I live in this bubble and this very kind of blue state and I can’t tell you the unrest with the feeling the Democrats are in control and running things and Biden is not putting his hands on the wheel and nobody on deck. That is the concern the Democrats have. If Republicans are smart they would move away from Trump. Can they and will they? You and I don’t know that. But, clearly, if they did, it would be a landslide.”

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Watch: Pete Buttigieg Perfectly Slaps Aside Conservatives Criticizing His Paternity Leave

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Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday morning, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg perfectly dismissed conservative critics who took issue with his taking paternity leave following the premature birth of his twins.

Sitting down with host Jake Tapper, the Democrat sat and watched a clip of Fox News host Tucker Carlson making a crude joke about “breastfeeding” — which led Buttigieg to make his case.

“What’s your response?” host Tapper asked.

“As you might imagine, we are bottle feeding and doing it at all hours of the day and night,” Buttigieg explained while smiling. “I’m not going to apologize to Tucker Carlson or anyone else for taking care of our premature twins. The work we are doing is joyful, fulfilling, important work — it’s important work and it’s work that every American ought to be able to do whether they welcome a new child into their family.”

“I campaigned on that, so did the president, by the way,” he continued. “We are pretty much the only country left that doesn’t have some kind of national policy for paid leave. I think it’s us and New Guinea. It’s past time to make it possible for every American, mother and father, to take care of their children when a new child arrived in the family.”

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