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House Removes Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene From Her Committee Assignments

 

February 5, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., faces a vote over whether she should be removed from her two committee assignments because her past comments and social media posts promoting conspiracy theories and violence. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

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.

Thursday's vote was 230-199, with 11 Republicans joining with all Democrats to back the resolution.

The vote comes a day after the House Rules Committee advanced a resolution, put forth by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., to remove Greene from her assignments on the Budget panel and the Education and Labor Committee.

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/04/963785609/house-to-vote-on-stripping-rep-marjorie-taylor-greene-from-2-key-committees?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20210204&utm_term=5153683&utm_campaign=breaking-news&utm_id=48780983&orgid=309

 

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