Dems demand GOP cancel QAnon Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene by stripping her of committees within 72 hours or they will act

DEMOCRATS demanded that Republicans cancel and remove QAnon Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene from a number of committees within 72 hours – or they will act.

The House Rules Committee plans to meet this Wednesday to take up a resolution to remove Greene from all her committees.

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer gave Kevin McCarthy, the House Minority Leader, an ultimatum to either strip Greene of her committee assignments or the Democrats will move the issue to the floor.

Greene, the Rep for Georgia, has previously expressed support for QAnon as well as peddled conspiracy theories that school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and Parkland, Florida, were staged.

She has also claimed the 2018 California wildfires were started by "Jewish space lasers."

Before being elected to Congress, she reportedly endorsed violence against Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other high-ranking Democrats.

Greene was awarded a seat on the House Eduction and Labor Committee and the House Budget Committee last week.

Greene, in a Twitter message over the weekend, said she would “never apologize” for her actions in the past.

A meeting between McCarthy and Greene has not yet been scheduled, with McCarthy only saying he planned to have a “conversation” with her sometime this week.

Democrats have not yet set out a plan of how they intend to remove Greene from the committees but they have several options open to them.

“Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene must be held accountable for her reprehensible statements, and I am discussing with members the best course of action to do so,” Hoyer said through a spokesperson Monday.

Democrats discussed on Sunday during a leadership call bringing a straightforward motion that would go through the House Rules Committee.

That would be separate from a resolution led by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, which would also remove the Georgia Republican from any House panel seats.

“We’re focused on making sure that we can render powerless the poisonous nature of this member,” Wasserman Schultz told reporters Monday. “The House has to be able to take actions to police its own membership.”

A growing number of House Democrats say they are determined to punish Greene for her previous comment and have drafted a number of measures to bring that about, reported Politico.

Measures being considered are a formal censure and expulsion from the House.

Democrats have not ruled out further action and say this week’s move could be a first step.

They hope for force McCarthy to take action against Greene, who is also coming under pressure from some GOP-affiliated groups

Greene said over the weekend she had spoken to Donald Trump and she still had his full backing.

Marjorie Taylor Greene must be held accountable for her reprehensible statements

She told One America News she planned to visit Trump in Florida soon.

Some Republicans have expressed privately their concern that a precedent could be set if Democrats try to determine who from a minority party is suitable to serve on committees, which could lead to a tit-for-tat spat between the two parties.

McCarthy supporters say he has not yet decided how to proceed over the issue but won’t cave in to pressure from the Democrats.

He is expected to decide after his meeting with Greene.

McCarthy had a similar encounter in 2019 with former Rep. Steve King after he questioned why the term white nationalism was so offensive in an interview with The New York Times.

During that meeting King showed little remorse and soon afterwards McCarthy booted King off his committees.

Some Democrats are concerned that McCarthy will not take any action which has led them to prepare their own options.

“If we are waiting for Kevin McCarthy to have a moral compass … that's never going to happen,” Rep. Jahana Hayes, who represents the site of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, told reporters Monday as she demanded the House act to strip Greene of all committee positions.

Hayes said Greene has "forfeited her right" to take part in a House panel, particularly the Education Committee. “Her elevation in the party is dangerous."

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