Tag: Marjorie Taylor Greene

Kevin McCarthy Really Doesn’t Want the January 6 Committee to See Those Phone Records

“There’s two issues here. Number one, I don’t think this is a single member of Congress, is it?” Wheeler said. “And number two, the data that he chooses? No. This is about an insurrection.” Conspicuously, Carr, a former telecommunications attorney and aide to former FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, is married to Machalagh Carr, McCarthy’s general […]

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People Are Cheering On Patagonia After They Cut Ties With A Ski Resort Over A Fundraiser With Marjorie Taylor Greene

Marjorie Taylor Greene may not have much to do as an elected lawmaker — she was kicked off committees due to her history of oft-violent rhetoric — but she’s still always in the news. Mere days after floating a bizarre conspiracy theory about Joe Biden giving arms to the Taliban, she’s gotten a Wyoming ski […]

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The 6 Kinds of Karens

Advertisement Carols are usually stay-at-home moms, so they have a lot of extra time on their hands to volunteer with the charity drives, her church’s women’s auxiliary club and the PTA. In fact, anthropologists estimate that Carols are responsible for 69 percent of bake sales, 86 percent of potlucks and 92 percent of all people […]

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Rand Paul Has Been Suspended From YouTube For One Week After Dropping An Unhinged Video Railing Against Masks

Technically speaking, Rand Paul is a doctor: He’s an ophthalmologist. But that doesn’t exactly make him qualified to talk about, let’s say, highly transmissible diseases that have caused a once-in-a-century global health crisis. And yet, time and time again, he’s squared off against Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top immunologist, who safe to say knows […]

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Rand Paul Continues Spread Propaganda About COVID-19 Mandates

Rand Paul Releases Anti-Vaccination Video Here are a few facts: Studies show that masks protect against the spread of COVID-19. There are at least 49 pieces of research that confirm this fact. Vaccines work as well, as the research shows—including against the variant. And there is no worry about lockdowns because White House press secretary […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Told Her Supporters To ‘Welcome’ Vaccine Promoters With Guns

Before she was an elected politician, Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene would do things like harass future colleagues and survivors of school shootings. She hasn’t changed since taking office. She regularly spouts the kind of oft-dangerous nonsense that gets people permanently banned on social media. And last week she took her shtick next level, suggesting […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Made A Crowd Cheer In Alabama By Calling It ‘One Of The Most Unvaccinated States’ In America

While speaking at a Republican event in Alabama this week, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene earned cheers from the crowd after saying that it might be “one of the most unvaccinated states” in America. Considering the drastic spike in COVID cases that’s been ravaging southern states like Alabama and particularly Florida, you would think that label […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Convinced That The New York Times And Twitter Are In Cahoots To Ban Her — Everyone Else Is Convinced She’s Lost It

In her Twitter bio, Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) describes herself as a “Christian, Wife, Mom, Small Business Owner, Proud American 100% Pro-Life Pro-Gun Pro-Trump.” She might want to add “conspiracy theorist” to her list of accomplishments (?) after alleging that the New York Times is in cahoots with Twitter to her account suspended. “I have […]

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No, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Your Vaccination Status Is Not Protected by HIPAA

Flimsy or bad-faith invocations of HIPAA aren’t limited to high-profile vaccine skeptics. Some school officials, for example, have invoked the law’s restrictions on disclosing medical information to avoid providing up-to-date counts of confirmed infections. Some counties resisted disclosing the number of positive test results in the early stages of the pandemic. And when former President […]

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Masks Are Mandatory Again on Capitol Hill. It’s Not Going Well.

The act of wearing a mask has been a point of political contention for as long as the pandemic has ravaged the country, and the halls of Congress has seen its share of this stress, as lawmakers have played out the larger cultural conflict in the microcosm of their workplace. So one could be forgiven […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz’s Latest Stunt Completely Backfired

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) holds up a picture of Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-C) as she speaks during a news conference outside U.S. Supreme Court on July 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Before getting elected […]

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Gaetz, Gohmert, Greene Try to Storm DOJ, Flee When Their Clown Show Turns Into an Actual Circus

Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, Louis Gohmert Do Something Stupid G/O Media may get a commission Protesters also appeared. But the real MVP was the actual band with the sign that said “rapists and traitors, sit down + shut up.” Advertisement After Gaetz, Greene and Gohmert testified about their hate for elections, law enforcement and […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Proclaims ‘I Refuse To Back Down’ After Scurrying Away From A Heckler Armed With A Whistle

Earlier today, noted attention-shy GOP House members Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz headlined a press conference demanding justice for the domestic terrorists who stormed the U.S. Capital for Trump on January 6th. It did not go well. In what could have easily been confused for a scene straight out of HBO’s Veep, Greene and […]

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Marjorie Taylor Green And Matt Gaetz’s Pro-Insurrectionist Press Conference Was Completely Derailed By Hecklers Blowing Whistles And Yelling, ‘Are You A Pedophile?’

As part of an attempt to derail the impact of Tuesday’s January 6 commission hearing, Republicans Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene planned a counter-press conference outside the Department of Justice where they planned to protest the treatment of MAGA rioters who are currently incarcerated. However, Gaetz and Greene ended up being the ones derailed […]

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California Governor Gavin Newsom Traded Barbs With Marjorie Taylor Greene, Calling Her Anti-Vaccine Stance ‘Murderous’

California Governor Gavin Newsom is in trouble. There’s a recall election coming for him in mid-September, with Republicans furious about how he handled the pandemic. (Maybe he’ll be replaced by…Randy Quaid?) Newsom’s response has come under scrutiny by many, but the majority of his critics on the right aren’t so mad much about the cases. […]

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Alaska Assistant Attorney General Outed as User of Bigoted White Extremist Twitter Account: Report

Photo: Sattalat Phukkum (Shutterstock) The chief corrections counsel for Alaska’s attorney general is now the subject of an investigation by the state’s department of law after researchers found he allegedly operated a secret right-wing Twitter account that he used to spread anti-Jewish propaganda, denounce the Black Lives Matter movement, whine about anti-whiteness and be bigoted […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Was Roasted For Claiming That Being Asked If She’s Vaccinated Is A Violation Of Her HIPAA Rights (It Isn’t)

Everyone at some point realizes that adults aren’t automatically smart. The same goes for politicians. In fact, they often claim to know things they know nothing about. There were two good examples of this on Tuesday. One came when an exasperated Dr. Anthony Fauci schooled Senator Rand Paul, who he told him point blank, about […]

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QAnon Qaren Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Kicked Off Twitter for the 2nd Time. 3 More and She’s Banned for Good

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, (R-Ga.), the quack who makes the other Republicans look moderately sane, was kicked off of Twitter for the second time for sending out crazy tweets about COVID-19 that violated the company’s misinformation policy. Advertisement According to NBC News, “Greene, who has compared mask mandates at the […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Has Been Temporarily Suspended From Twitter After Posting COVID And Vaccine Misinformation

Two days after being punked by a prankster alongside fellow Republican representative Matt Gaetz, who’s being federally investigated for ties to a sex trafficking ring, Marjorie Taylor Greene was temporarily suspended from Twitter. Why? For posting misinformation about the pandemic, at a time when cases are surging in areas with low vaccination rates. As per […]

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Matt Gaetz And Marjorie Taylor Greene Thought They Were Posing With A Supporter, But They Were Actually Getting Pranked

When Matt Gaetz isn’t singing in the world’s worst Huey Lewis and the News cover band, he’s getting pranked by guys in American flag shorts. Over the weekend, Gaetz (R-FL), who is currently under investigation for alleged sex trafficking, and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) were in California for their “America First” rally when they stopped […]

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Everyone Made ’80s Musician Jokes About A Photo Of Matt Gaetz, From Huey Lewis To Rick Astley

If Matt Gaetz has a vibe — apart from “bro who looks like he’s being investigated by the feds for possible ties to a sex trafficking ring” — it’s this: He looks like a straight up “’80s guy.” The slick hair. The vaguely sleazy smirk. The Dick Tracy villain suits. He’s a throwback to the […]

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Apparently No One Wants To Host Matt Gaetz And Marjorie Taylor Greene’s ‘America First’ Rally In California

Marjorie Taylor Green and Matt Gaetz are trying to keep their America First speaking tour afloat, but getting a venue in the state of California is proving to be a bit of an issue. Multiple reports on Saturday indicated that several venues abruptly canceled on the two Republican lawmakers, who are quite literally speaking to […]

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AOC’s Sick Grandma Isn’t Off-Limits for MTG and Lauren Boebert

021/06/05: U. S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at the rally where she endorsed progressive candidates in upcoming election for city wide offices in City Hall Park. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Rep. Lauren Boebert cranked a minor Twitter spat with […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Took A Break From Making Holocaust Comparisons To Compare Ashli Babbitt’s Killing To George Floyd’s

Just one day after Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene appeared to acknowledge logic by offering a surprisingly rational warning to Trump supporters, she’s back on her B.S. This time, instead of comparing Biden’s new strategy to get people vaccinated with a paramilitary group employed by Hitler to round up Jewish citizens during the Holocaust, she’s trivializing […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Back To Trivializing The Holocaust, Mere Weeks After Saying She’d Stop

A few weeks back, Marjorie Taylor Greene did something she’d never done before: She admitted she’d done something wrong and pledged to do better. After repeatedly comparing attempts to stop an out-of-control pandemic to the Holocaust — then doubling and tripling down on it after being called out, including by the social media team for […]

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The Murky Past of Congressional Candidate Marcus Flowers

In July 2016, Flowers was living in Oklahoma with Chudinova and their two-year-old daughter. Flowers and his ex-wife, who got married about a week before their child was born, had a tumultuous relationship marked by mutual recrimination and accusations of emotional abuse and infidelity. According to claims Chudinova later made in court filings, Flowers had […]

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Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar Appears to Defend Fundraising Event Co-Hosted With White Supremacist.

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Here’s a question: If Republicans aren’t racist then why do they keep appearing to be so buddy-buddy with white supremacists? I mean, KKK leaders are showing up at GOP campaign rallies; neo-Nazi’s are running for office as Republicans; David Duke and the “very fine people” at the “Unite the Right” […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Called AOC A ‘Communist’ Who Isn’t ‘American,’ But AOC Clapped Back

On Saturday, while much of America was enjoying yet another semi-post-pandemic summer weekend, Donald J. Trump held his first rally since losing a second term as president. He’s been lying low the last six months, which is to say he’s been living, it seems, alone in various resorts, peddling strangers with unhinged tales of a […]

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Virginia School Board Meeting Disrupted by Critical Race Theory Protesters Ends in Fights and Arrests

Screenshot: @gabriellaborder/ Twitter One thing about Republicans: They know how to get their people all riled up over a lie. Advertisement Because that’s all this anti-Critical Race Theory hoopla is, right? It’s just the GOP realizing it has to keep its base energized, and now that said base’s rust-colored cult leader is out of office, […]

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Sigh, I Guess We Must Talk About Hunter Biden Using the N-Word

Hunter Biden walks to Marine One on the Ellipse outside the White House May 22, 2021, in Washington, DC. Photo: Brendan Smialowski (Getty Images) Unless you are a conservative, you probably haven’t even heard that the son of President Biden casually threw around the N-word like he’s Chet Hanks. Advertisement Apparently, someone got a hold […]

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