Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ailing.) laid into his colleague, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), on Sunday after her legal professionals characterised her as a sufferer, not a perpetrator, of the U.S. Capitol assault.
“For Marjorie Taylor Greene to say she’s a sufferer. It’s superb how people like her assault all people for being a sufferer,” Kinzinger mentioned on CBS’ “Face The Nation.”
“I imply, she assaulted I feel a survivor’s household from a faculty taking pictures sooner or later in D.C.,” he mentioned. “She stood outdoors of congresswoman’s workplace and yelled at her by way of a mail slot and mentioned she was too scared to return out and confront her.
“After which when Marjorie Taylor Greene is confronted, she’s rapidly a sufferer and a poor helpless congresswoman that’s simply making an attempt to do her job.”
“That’s insane,” he added.
Kinzinger was seemingly referring to 2 movies of Greene in 2019 earlier than she was elected to Congress. In a single, she is seen persistently harassing Parkland taking pictures survivor David Hogg close to the U.S. Capitol. In one other, Greene screams abuse at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez by way of the mailbox to her workplace, telling her to “cease being a child and cease locking your door and are available out and face the Americans that you just serve.”
Final week, legal professionals representing Greene in a authorized battle to maintain her identify on the first poll in Georgia argued in a courtroom submitting that Greene “was not a participant within the January sixth violence—she was a sufferer.”
“She was sequestered for hours, she was scared and confused, and she or he and her household feared for her life,” legal professionals argued, claiming Greene had
A gaggle of Greene’s constituents represented by Free Speech for Individuals, a corporation that advocates for truthful elections, is making an attempt to disqualify Greene from working for reelection, arguing she violated the Fourteenth Modification by taking part within the Jan. 6, 2021, rebellion.