Madrid, 2 (Europa Press)
Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the United States Senate, on Monday reprimanded controversial Congressman Marjorie Taylor Green, assuring him of the “crazy lies and conspiracy theories” that he declared were “cancerous” for the Republican Party. And are for the country. .
“Somebody suggested that perhaps no aircraft had hit the Pentagon on September 11, that the school shooting was pre-planned, and that Clinton had crashed JFK Jr., not living in reality,” McConnell said. .
Although he did not directly mention Green’s name, the allegations are due to controversial statements that Georgia’s representatives have made over the years.
Congressmen have not been slow to respond to criticisms via their Twitter account, where they have assured that “the real cancers for the Republican Party are vulnerable Republicans who only know how to lose gracefully.” He said, “That is why we are losing our country.”
This reprimand and condemnation of unfounded allegations of electoral irregularities in previous presidential elections amid growing uneasiness among members of Congress over his comments on the social network, in which he has also confirmed that he is “defending a message” “. The need to assassinate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama.
He is also a well-known advocate of the QAnon group conspiracy theory, which links the Democratic Party to a satanic prostitute ring.
In this sense, there has been speculation in recent days about Green’s possible expulsion from the House of Representatives, where he occupied a seat for the state of Georgia, although such action required a two-thirds majority. Will be.
In fact, Steni Hoyer, the second Democrat in the House of Representatives, plans to give Republican leader Kevin McCarthy an ultimatum on Greene this week, sources familiar with the matter told CNN.
McCarthy will meet with her in Washington on Tuesday, though she is not expected to be removed from the Education and Labor Committee and Budget Committee – which Democrats urge her to leave – as she has the support of former President Donald Trump.