Georgia voters appeal decision on Rep. Greene's eligibility
A group of voters who challenged U.S. Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene's eligibility to run for reelection said Monday they have filed an appeal of the Georgia secretary of state's decision that she can appear on the ballot. The five voters from Greene's district in March filed a complaint with Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Georgia Administrative Law Judge Charles Beaudrot last month held a daylong hearing that included arguments from lawyers for the voters and for Greene, as well as extensive questioning of Greene herself.news.yahoo.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene and Thomas Massie have voted against almost every single bill passed by the House to counter Russia's invasion of Ukraine
The House has passed 19 bipartisan bills to aid Ukraine and counter Russia since the war began. Greene voted for just one, and Massie voted for none.news.yahoo.com
The list of anti-Ukraine Republican lawmakers is quickly growing
In early March, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) was one of three lawmakers to oppose the first piece of pro-Ukraine legislation. With each proposal, a few more Republicans would sign up. On Monday, 57 Republicans opposed President Biden’s request for $40 billion in weapons and humanitarian aid.washingtonpost.com
Forgotten insurrection clause of 14th Amendment used to force GOP members of Congress to defend their actions on Jan. 6
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia speaks outside the U.S. Capitol on April 28, 2022. Win McNamee/Getty ImagesLawyers representing voters in Arizona, Georgia and North Carolina have filed lawsuits alleging that their elected congressional representatives are barred from running for future office based on a little-known provision of the 14th Amendment. Specifically, Section 3 of the 14th Amendment reads: “No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress … who, having prevnews.yahoo.com
Judge: Marjorie Taylor Greene is qualified for reelection
A judge in Georgia on Friday found that U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is qualified to run for reelection, finding that a group of voters who had challenged her eligibility failed to prove she engaged in insurrection after taking office. Before reaching his decision, state Administrative Law Judge Charles Beaudrot held a daylong hearing in April that included arguments from lawyers for the voters and for Greene, as well as extensive questioning of Greene herself. State law says Beaudrot must submit his findings to Raffensperger, who has to decide whether Greene should be removed from the ballot.news.yahoo.com
Greene spars with CNN’s Acosta on Trump texts: ‘You’re a liar’
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) clashed with CNN anchor Jim Acosta this week over questions about her text messages calling for former President Trump to declare martial law after rioters stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. In a video posted to Twitter by Greene, Acosta is seen walking with her outside the Capitol, first asking if she recalled calling…news.yahoo.com
Tucker Carlson, conservatives cheer Musk’s Twitter buy: ‘We’re back’
Carlson, whose show falsely suggested in a chyron that the world’s richest man had “unshackled” the Fox host who had been previously suspended by Twitter, said Musk’s purchase could be a “pivot point” for conservatives.washingtonpost.com
Attorney who questioned Greene says her testimony ‘stretches credulity’
The attorney who questioned Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) during a hearing last week that examined her eligibility to serve in public office following the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot said the congresswoman’s response to some questions “stretches credulity.” Asked on CNN’s “New Day” on Monday morning if Greene committed perjury during the hearing and…news.yahoo.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene told Meadows that 'several' GOP lawmakers believed a Trump martial law declaration was the 'only way to save our Republic'
Greene testified on Friday that she didn't recall whether she asked Trump to invoke military rule, despite telling Meadows to relay the idea to Trump.news.yahoo.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene denied under oath that she didn't want Congress to certify Biden's election win, contradicting her previous baseless statements about election fraud
"You can't allow it to just transfer power 'peacefully' like Joe Biden wants, and allow him to become our president," Greene said in an earlier video.news.yahoo.com
‘Oh No, Wait!’: Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Own Words Haunt Her
John Bazemore/Pool/GettyRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) was grilled under oath in court Friday as she sought to defend her place on the ballot for this year’s midterms—and had some trouble keeping track of her own wild past statements.Greene insisted she couldn’t remember much throughout her testimony Friday as she was asked about her involvement with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Greene’s status on the May 14 primary ballot was challenged by a Georgian voter, who argued she shouldnews.yahoo.com
Rep. Greene (R-GA) refuses to answer whether interfering with an election makes someone an enemy of the Constitution.
While on the stand during the hearing to determine if she had any involvement with the January 6 insurrection and violated the Constitution, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) repeatedly avoided answering questions posed to her in an Atlanta courtroom. When asked if she agreed that someone who tries to unlawfully interfere with the process of counting electoral votes was an enemy of the Constitution, Greene questioned if the Constitution defined it that way.news.yahoo.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene hostile in testimony over eligibility
U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was hostile during testimony in a hearing on her eligibility to run for reelection, saying she did not remember liking and making various social media posts surrounding the attack on the U.S. Capitol last year.
Legal effort to remove Greene from Ga. ballot can proceed, judge rules
A judge has ruled that Free Speech for People, a national election and campaign finance reform group, can proceed with legal efforts to disqualify Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from running for reelection, citing her role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.washingtonpost.com
In outcome of Whitmer case, some see freedom, others danger
That a jury didn't convict any of the four men charged with planning to kidnap Michigan Gov_ Gretchen Whitmer is further evidence of the political polarization in the U_S_ A defense lawyer for one of the men says it shows freedom still exists, and that the men's actions were nothing more than “rough talk.”.
How American cash for Canada protests could sway US politics
The Canadians who have disrupted trade with the U.S. and occupied downtown Ottawa for nearly three weeks have been cheered and funded by American right-wing activists and conservative politicians who also oppose vaccine mandates and the country’s liberal leader.
EXPLAINER: Why Congress is looking closely at Jan. 6 rally
The House panel investigating the Jan_ 6 Capitol insurrection has focused some of its early work on the planning behind a massive rally at which President Donald Trump falsely claimed to have won reelection and told his supporters to “fight like hell.”.