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Marjorie Adams, Who Went to Bat for a Baseball Pioneer, Dies at 72

New York Times
Richard Sandomir Marjorie Adams, who tirelessly promoted the candidacy of her great-grandfather Daniel Adams, a 19th-century founding father of baseball, for the Baseball Hall of Fame, died on July 7 in a hospice in Branford, Conn. She was 72. The cause was lung cancer, her nephew Nate Downey said. Making......

Twitter suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for spreading COVID-19 misinformation

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Twitter suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene — again — on Monday night, after she shared information about COVID-19 that violated the company’s misinformation policy.  In a series of tweets posted on Sunday and Monday, Greene shared “misleading” information about......

Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for Posting Coronavirus Misinformation

New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter said on Monday that it was suspending Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from its service for 12 hours after she posted messages that violated its policy against sharing misleading information about the coronavirus. Ms. Greene, a Republican of Georgia, has been an outspoken opponent of vaccines and......

Marjorie Taylor Greene wants a seat on Pelosi’s January 6 committee even as she spreads baseless claims

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Sure. She should put me on the committee. That would be great,” Greene told CNN. Greene’s interest in a seat on the select committee is likely to create a new irritant for the lawmakers who hope to get to......

Marjorie Taylor Greene says Holocaust museum visit was ‘my decision’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “That was my decision,” Greene told CNN, saying also that the Holocaust is a “good thing to remember.” After visiting the museum on Monday, Greene offered an apology for her previous comments comparing Capitol Hill mask-wearing rules to the......

Fact check: Rep. Chris Stewart falsely claims he voted to remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from committees

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Stewart made the assertion after Cuomo, anchor of “Cuomo Prime Time,” challenged him on whether he has done enough to combat the far-right QAnon conspiracy movement or “the QAnon person in your ranks,” a reference to Greene. Stewart said......

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene apologizes for Holocaust comments as Democrats move to censure

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) holds a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol following a private visit to the Holocaust Museum, to express contrition for previous remarks about Jewish people, in Washington, June 14, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Rep.......

Marjorie Taylor Greene may be politically safe, but her conservative Georgia constituents have concerns about her tactics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Her most recent incendiary comments have followed her home to Georgia’s 14th Congressional District in the northwest corner of the state and the publicity hasn’t been welcome. “Greene defends controversial Holocaust comments” read a banner front-page headline in a......

Marjorie Taylor Greene rebuked for comparing COVID-19 rules to Holocaust

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Marjorie Taylor Greene rebuked for comparing COVID-19 rules to Holocaust – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been condemned by members of her own party for comparing masks and vaccines to Jews suffering during the......

Kinzinger calls for Marjorie Taylor Greene to be kicked out of GOP conference over Holocaust remark

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “[McCarthy] obviously has the ability to remove people from leadership or remove people from the conference,” Kinzinger said, pointing to House Republicans stripping Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) of her leadership position. “I hope he does.” McCarthy condemned Greene on Tuesday,......

McCarthy condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene for comparing vaccine requirements to Holocaust

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Top House Republicans including Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday repudiated comments by Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene comparing vaccination requirements to the Holocaust.  McCarthy did not say whether Greene, who was removed from her committee assignments in February because......

GOP leader Kevin McCarthy condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene comparing Covid rules to the Holocaust

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., is seen on the House steps during the vote on the $1.9 trillion covid-19 relief package, the American Rescue Plan Act, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images......

House Republican leaders condemn Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Holocaust comparison after five days and a wave of outrage

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Marjorie is wrong, and her intentional decision to compare the horrors of the Holocaust with wearing masks is appalling,” House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said in a statement five days after Greene’s original comments and after she made similar......

‘Beyond reprehensible’: GOP lawmaker condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene’s comparison of mask mandates to Holocaust

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Well, first off, any comparisons to the Holocaust it’s beyond reprehensible. This is — I don’t even have words to describe how disappointing it is to see this hyperbolic speech that, frankly amps up and plays into a lot......

Marjorie Taylor Greene compares House mask mandates to the Holocaust

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Greene, in a conversation with the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody Real America’s Voice TV show “The Water Cooler,” attacked Pelosi and accused her of being a hypocrite for asking GOP members to prove they have all been vaccinated......

Pelosi suggests ethics committee should investigate Marjorie Taylor Greene for

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Thursday the House Ethics Committee should look into Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for her alleged “verbal assault” of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  The Washington Post first reported the conservative lawmaker from Georgia confronted Ocasio-Cortez and......

Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene team up to battle political opposition

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here They’ve now formed a joint fundraising committee and are making plans to travel the country together on what they are calling an “America First” tour. The pair were early and passionate supporters of former President Donald Trump, and they......

Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial ‘America First’ caucus amid blowback from GOP

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Nick Dyer, Greene’s spokesperson, told CNN in an email on Saturday afternoon the Georgia Republican is not “launching anything.” “The Congresswoman wants to make clear that she is not launching anything. This was an early planning proposal and nothing......

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