Marjorie Greene Calls To Impeach Biden During Saturday Meltdown

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On Saturday, while the Senate worked through a trial of ex-President Donald Trump on a charge of incitement of insurrection, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) took to Twitter with inciting comments of her own. She spoke in response to a statement from fellow Republican Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (Wash.) who, unlike Greene, supported the recent impeachment of Trump over his incitement of rioting at the Capitol. More recently, Beutler also reiterated that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told her of a January 6 conversation with the then-president in which Trump offered tacit support for the rioters at the Capitol.

According to Beutler, Trump told McCarthy that the rioters at the Capitol were “more upset about the election than you are,” as though the then-president was supportive of the rioters’ actions. This apparent support from Trump for the rioters isn’t entirely out of the blue — on the day of the rioting itself, Trump justified the violence in a Twitter post in which he characterized the chaos as the logical result of the imaginary fraud that he claimed plagued the 2020 presidential election.

On Saturday, Greene ranted on Twitter as follows in response to Herrera Beutler:

‘The gift that keeps on giving to the Democrats. First voting to impeach innocent President Trump, then yapping to the press and throwing @GOPLeader under the bus, and now a tool as a witness for the Democrats running the circus trial. The Trump loyal 75 million are watching.’

Democrats originally hoped to hear from Herrera Beutler as a witness, but the Senate reached a deal to enter an already public statement from the Congresswoman into the record and move on. Greene’s insistence that Trump’s “loyal 75 million are watching” the Congresswoman carries an obviously threatening undertone. Greene has already used similarly virulent rhetoric while in office — at one recent point, for instance, she insisted that “MAGA reinforcements are on the way,” as if she delusionally sees the country as a giant battlefield.

It’s worth noting, again — 75 million people did not vote for Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election! Trump’s total rounds to 74 million, according to any reasonable measurement. The persistence of the Republican claim that Trump got 75 million votes is bizarre. He didn’t! It’s like there’s absolutely nothing about which Republicans aren’t prepared to brazenly lie.

Greene recently attracted steep criticism after past social media activity of hers resurfaced, including repeated expressions of apparent support for executing prominent Democrats like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.). Greene responded to the criticism by vaguely distancing herself from past rhetoric but reiterating her support for the Trumpist cause. Over the weekend, she also reiterated her support for impeaching President Joe Biden.

Check out Twitter’s response to Greene’s antics below:

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