Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) of “ignoring intel” and failing to unafraid the Capitol connected January 6, the time a mob of erstwhile President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the gathering successful a bid to overturn the results of the 2020 wide election.
Pelosi “is unhinged successful her governmental warfare against Trump & his supporters.” Greene claimed, accusing Pelosi of forming a committee to analyse the onslaught lone truthful she tin “persecute” Republicans successful Congress.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the 1 liable for ignoring Intel astir J6 & NOT securing the Capitol!
She is unhinged successful her governmental warfare against Trump & his supporters.
She lone plans to usage her J6 committee to persecute R’s.
She is mentally unfit to beryllium Speaker!
— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@mtgreenee) July 23, 2021
Greene’s remarks place the information that she, on with Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) heavy opposed the determination to beef up Capitol information successful the aftermath of the attack.
Greene’s remarks travel aft Pelosi rejected 2 Republicans, Representatives Jim Banks of Indiana and Jim Jordan of Ohio, who were suggested by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.). Both Banks and Jordan––much similar Greene, above––voted not to certify President Joe Biden’s triumph hours aft the Capitol was attacked.
McCarthy responded by pulling the names of all five Republicans helium had appointed after Pelosi’s rejection of Banks and Jordan.
It is unclear if Pelosi volition name different members to the committee pursuing the fallout with McCarthy, but she has said that the committee and its probe volition proceed with oregon without the GOP.
“It is my work arsenic the talker of the House to marque definite we get to the information of this, and we volition not fto their antics basal successful the mode of that,” Pelosi said of the Republicans.
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