Marjorie Taylor Greene Rejects QAnon But Won’t Apologize for Past Comments
Date: 2021-02-04 20:07:09
Embattled Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who’s facing a House vote to strip her of committee assignments, says she regrets some “words of the past,” but she’s not specifically apologizing for racist and violent rhetoric.
The newly elected Georgia Republican asserted in a House speech that she was “a very regular American” who posted conspiracy theories from QAnon and other sources before she began campaigning for Congress.
She said Democrats who are criticizing her do not know her, and that she was a political newcomer when she embraced former President Donald Trump and started delving into theories on the internet.
“These are words of the past and they do not represent me,” she said.
Democrats were expected to move forward later Thursday with a vote that was all-but-certain to strip Taylor of her committee assignments.
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