Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., who has followed the QAnon extremist ideology and has termed deadly college shootings in Connecticut and Florida “false-flag” functions by gun-command supporters, is becoming a member of the Property Instruction and Labor Committee.
Property Republicans who imagined it was appropriate to place on the training committee somebody who is pushed by simple fact-cost-free conspiracy theories are also assigning to the panel Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C. He addressed President Donald Trump’s Jan. 6 rally, falsely declaring that Trump experienced received the November elections, right before a mob of Trump supporters staged an attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Greene, who has regularly created racist remarks, tweeted about her new assignment, stating: “Very psyched to be a part of Rating Member @virginiafoxx and others on the Household Training and Labor Committee! Let us get to work!” (She was referring to the ranking Republican on the committee, who announced new members this week.)
The committee is headed by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va. His business did not immediately respond to a question about Greene’s assignment to it. Neither did the offices of the Republican management in Congress.
Asked about her past feedback about college shootings and QAnon, her push secretary, Nick Dyer, claimed in an electronic mail to Schooling Week, which initial noted on the committee assignments, and then to The Washington Submit:
“Congresswoman Greene is enthusiastic to join the Household Education and learning and Labor Committee. Rep. Greene is prepared to get to operate to reopen each faculty in America, develop university alternative, shield homeschooling, champion religious flexibility for scholar and academics, and reduce men and boys from unfairly competing with gals and ladies in sports activities.”
Dyer did not reply to emails inquiring about Greene’s support for QAnon, a sprawling established of untrue statements that have coalesced into an extremist ideology that has radicalized its followers who allege that Trump has been secretly functioning to expose an elite cabal of little one sexual abusers – which includes well known political figures in Washington – that has been concealed by America’s intelligence businesses and other “deep state” actors.
Greene also expressed aid for conspiracy theories about school shootings remaining phony and/or staged by gun-command advocates making an attempt to drum up assist for their result in. They contain the deadly 2012 assault at Sandy Hook Elementary College in Connecticut – which left 26 folks dead, like 20 youngsters – and the 2018 assault at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Substantial Faculty in Florida in 2018, which left 17 men and women useless.
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Here’s the checklist of the 11 new Republican members on the Household instruction committee:
Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa
Rep. Burgess Owens, R-Utah
Rep. Bob Very good, R-Va.
Rep. Lisa McClain, R-Mich.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga.
Rep. Diana Harshbarger, R-Tenn.
Rep. Mary Miller, R-Unwell.
Rep. Victoria Spartz, R-Ind.
Rep. Scott Fitzgerald, R-Wis.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C.
Rep. Michelle Metal, R-Calif.