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Marjorie Taylor Greene
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene official photo, 117th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 14th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2021
Preceded byTom Graves
Personal details
Born
Marjorie Taylor

(1974-05-27) May 27, 1974 (age 46)
Milledgeville, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Perry Greene
EducationUniversity of Georgia (BBA)

Marjorie Taylor Greene (née Taylor; born May 27, 1974) is an American politician, businesswoman, and conspiracy theorist[1] serving as a U.S. Representative for Georgia's 14th congressional district.[2] Greene was elected to Congress in the November 2020 elections, and took office on January 3, 2021.

Greene was one of the 139 representatives who challenged the results of the 2020 US presidential election in Congress on January 7, 2021, the day after the storming of the U.S. Capitol.[3] She has voiced support for conspiracy theories including Pizzagate,[4] QAnon,[5] false flag shootings as a means for Congress to legislate for gun control,[6][7] 9/11 conspiracy theories,[8] and the "Clinton Kill List".[6]

Early life and education

Greene was born in Milledgeville, Georgia, on May 27, 1974.[9] She graduated from South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Georgia,[10] and the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration.[11] Greene founded and sold a CrossFit gym.[12]

U.S. House of Representatives

Elections

Georgia's 14th congressional district, 2020

Greene began her 2020 candidacy in Georgia's 6th congressional district, but shifted her campaign to the 14th district after incumbent Tom Graves announced he would not run for reelection.[13] She ran on the slogan "Save America, Stop Socialism".[14][15] In the days before the primary election, Facebook took down a Greene video for violating its terms of service. In the video she held an AR-15 style rifle and warned "antifa terrorists" to "stay the hell out of Northwest Georgia".[14]

Greene finished in first place in the primary election and faced John Cowan in the runoff election.[16] Greene defeated Cowan to win the nomination on August 11. Greene was considered an overwhelming favorite to win the seat in the general election, as the 14th typically votes heavily Republican.[17] The 14th has a Cook Partisan Voting Index of R+27, making it the 10th most Republican district in the nation and the third most Republican district in the Eastern Time Zone. Among Georgia's congressional districts, only the neighboring 9th district is more Republican. Donald Trump carried the 14th with 75 percent of the vote in 2016, his eighth-best performance in the nation.[18] On the day after Greene's runoff victory, Trump tweeted his support for her, describing Greene as a "future Republican Star" who "is strong on everything and never gives up — a real WINNER!"[19]

Greene was initially expected to face Democratic IT specialist Kevin Van Ausdal, but he withdrew from the race on September 11, 2020. This left Greene unopposed for the general election, though the district is so heavily Republican that Van Ausdal would have faced nearly impossible odds had he stayed in the race.[20] Since the 14th's creation in 2012, no Democrat has won more than 30 percent of the vote.[21]

On September 3, 2020, Greene shared a meme to her Facebook page depicting herself holding an AR-15 style rifle next to a collage of pictures of Democratic congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Greene claimed that it was time for "strong conservative Christians to go on the offense against these socialists who want to rip our country apart". The caption underneath the images read "Squad's worst nightmare."[22] The post was removed by Facebook the next day for violating the company's policies.[23]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi described the meme as a "dangerous threat of violence," and Omar demanded that the meme be deleted after claiming it had already triggered death threats.[22] In response to questions from Forbes about whether the meme was a threat, a spokesperson for the Greene campaign called the suggestion "paranoid and ridiculous" and a "conspiracy theory".[24] Facebook deleted the meme the following day for violating its policies on inciting violence, prompting Greene to claim that Democrats were "trying to cancel me out before I've even taken the oath of office".[25]

In the general election, Greene won with 74 percent of the vote. Van Audsal, whose name remained on the ballot, took 25 percent.[26] Greene became the second Republican woman to represent Georgia in the House. The first, Karen Handel, was elected to represent the 6th in a special election in 2017,[27] but was defeated for a full term in 2018. Thus, Greene became the first Republican woman elected to a full term from a Georgia district.

Republican primary results[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene 43,892 40.3
Republican John Cowan 22,862 21.0
Republican John Barge 9,619 8.8
Republican Clayton Fuller 7,433 6.8
Republican Bill Hembree 6,988 6.4
Republican Kevin Cooke 6,699 6.2
Republican Matt Laughridge 6,220 5.7
Republican Ben Bullock 3,883 3.6
Republican Andy Gunther 1,220 1.1
Total votes 108,816 100.0
Republican runoff results[29]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene 43,813 57.1
Republican John Cowan 32,982 42.9
Total votes 76,795 100.0
Georgia's 14th congressional district, 2020[citation needed]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene 229,827 74.7
Democratic Kevin Van Ausdal (withdrew, remained on ballot) 77,798 25.3
Total votes 307,625 100.0
Republican hold

Tenure

Greene sworn in by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

On her first day in office, Greene wore a face mask onto the House floor reading "Trump Won".[30] During the counting of electoral votes, Greene raised an objection to counting Michigan's electors. However, the objection was not signed by a member of the United States Senate and therefore was invalid.[31]

In response to the storming of the Capitol on January 6, 2021, Greene called for an end to violence and support for President Trump.[32] She refused to wear a face mask while sheltering in place during the riot, and during the debate to remove the President from office she tweeted, "Democrats must be held accountable for the political violence inspired by their rhetoric." This prompted Democratic congressman Jason Crow (D-CO) to call her "morally bankrupt," "depraved" and "frankly dangerous".[33]

On January 13, 2021, Greene stated that she would file articles of impeachment against Joe Biden alleging abuse of power on January 21, 2021, the day after Biden's inauguration.[34] In an interview with Greg Kelly of Newsmax, she claimed Biden is "willing to abuse the power of the office of the presidency and be easily bought off by foreign governments, foreign Chinese energy companies, [and] Ukrainian energy companies."[35]

Caucus memberships

Political positions

Following her win in the 2020 Republican primary runoff election, Greene asserted on Twitter that "[t]he GOP establishment, the media, & the radical left, spent months & millions of dollars attacking [her]".[37] She said she intends to continue "pulling the [Republican Party] to the right".[38]

Abortion

Greene opposes abortion.[15] In an August 2020 interview with Fox News, she indicated her support for defunding Planned Parenthood.[39]

Gun rights

In a Mother of All Rallies event in Washington DC in 2018, Greene said American militia groups were "the very definition of our Second Amendment. Because when our government gets to a place where it's a tyrannical government, we're guaranteed the right to bear arms and make a state militia so that they do not run us over."[40] Greene participated in a pro-Second Amendment rally in Ringgold, Georgia in September 2020. At the rally, she said she would "always" protect the rights of gun owners and would not vote for any laws making it harder for people to possess guns.[41] She declared that "The government will never tell me how many guns I can own, and how many bullets I am allowed to fire if someone were to attack me or my kids". Members of the Georgia III% Martyrs militia group were in close proximity to Greene at this event, apparently to affirm their second amendment rights.[42]

During her 2020 election campaign, she announced her intention to give away an AR-15 style rifle.[43]

COVID-19

In July 2020, Greene said on Twitter that "children should not wear masks," rejecting recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other public health professionals.[23] She described restrictions imposed in the United States Capitol in response to the coronavirus pandemic, including face mask requirements, as "Democrat tyrannical control".[44] She opposes any form of mandatory mask-wearing, compulsory vaccination or lockdowns in response to the pandemic. She described mask-wearing "oppressive" on Twitter, prompting a response from NIAID director Anthony Fauci, who described Greene's stance as "disturbing".[38] Greene refused to wear a mask in a secured room during the storming of the United States Capitol.[45]

Race, religion and immigration

Greene opposes the Black Lives Matter movement and described it as a "radical Marxist" group.[15] In a video, she compared BLM activists to white nationalist participants at the Unite the Right rally which took place in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017. She ended one of her videos commenting: "The most mistreated group of people in the United States today are white males."[46]

In a recording obtained by Politico, Greene said that "anyone that is a Muslim that believes in Sharia law does not belong in [the US] government". She argued that black Americans "are held slaves to the Democratic Party". Her comments on black people, Muslims and Jews were denounced by Republican House leaders, the head of the party's campaign arm, and the Republican Jewish Coalition.[46] Greene stated that the 2018 midterm elections, in which Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were elected to Congress, was part of "an Islamic invasion of our government".[37]

In a Facebook post in 2017, she said House speaker Nancy Pelosi was guilty of treason, "a crime punishable by death", she added. Greene objected to Pelosi's sympathy for undocumented immigrants and her opposition to President Trump's border wall.[4]

Donald Trump and Joe Biden

Greene is a strong supporter of President Donald Trump; on January 4, 2021, she called for decertification of Georgia′s Electoral College certification.[47] Following the second impeachment of Donald Trump, she announced her intention of filing impeachment articles against Joe Biden on January 21.[48]

Support for conspiracy theories

After the first round of voting in the 2020 election, Politico re-released videos published by Greene in which she expressed racist, antisemitic, and Islamophobic views. Greene's support for bigotry and the QAnon conspiracy theory in the videos were condemned, including by conservative Republican Congressmen Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise.[46][49]

Pizzagate and QAnon

Greene linked Hillary Clinton to pedophilia and human sacrifice[50] and, in 2017, speculated the Pizzagate conspiracy theory was real.[4] Greene claimed Clinton murdered her political enemies in a revival of the "Clinton Kill List" conspiracy theory.[6]

Greene supported the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory, saying in videos posted in 2017 on Facebook that the theories were "worth listening to".[5][49] She stated in a video, "There's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take this global cabal of Satan-worshiping pedophiles out, and I think we have the president to do it."[51]

According to her author biography page, Greene wrote 59 articles for the now-defunct conspiracy theory website, American Truth Seekers, including one linking the Democratic Party to "Child Sex, Satanism, and the Occult".[6][4] When Greene stood as a candidate for the House of Representatives in 2020, she distanced herself from that conspiracy theory and said she had not referred to "Q" or QAnon during her campaign. She said she no longer had a connection with it and mentioned, in an interview for Fox News in August 2020, having found "misinformation".[52]

"False flag" and similar claims

In a 2017 video posted to Facebook, Greene expressed doubt that the perpetrator of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a large-scale incident she believes was intended as an attack on the right to bear arms, acted alone.[53][6] She believes the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand were a "false flag" for the same end.[10] She also called George Soros, a Jewish businessman and Holocaust survivor, a Nazi.[54][46]

In 2018, Greene expressed support for a conspiracy theory that a plane did not hit the Pentagon during the September 11 attacks, saying that "it's odd there's never any evidence shown for a plane in the Pentagon," despite video evidence.[55] On another occasion, at a Conservative conference in 2018, she said 9/11 was part of a plot by the United States government.[6] Following a report on her comments by Media Matters for America in August 2020, Greene said on Twitter: "Some people claimed a missile hit the Pentagon. I now know that is not correct. The problem is our government lies to us so much to protect the Deep State, it's hard sometimes to know what is real and what is not."[6][55]

In a 2018 Facebook post found by Media Matters, Greene agreed the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida was an organized "false flag" operation. In another post, she agreed that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was also a false flag operation. In another Facebook post later in 2018 she wrote: "I am told that Nancy Pelosi tells Hillary Clinton several times a month that 'we need another school shooting' in order to persuade the public to want strict gun control."[56][57] A number of shooting survivors, including Fred Guttenberg, David Hogg, and Cameron Kasky, condemned Greene's remarks and demanded her resignation.[58][59] In response, Greene dismissed Media Matters' report as the work of "Communists (sic) bloggers."[60]

Twitter response

Greene's Twitter account was temporarily locked for 12 hours on January 17, 2021. A Twitter spokesperson stated that Greene was sanctioned "for multiple violations of our civic integrity policy."[61] Twitter's action was based on a company policy that "it recently used to remove thousands of QAnon-related accounts" after the storming of the United States Capitol.[62] Prior to the 12-hour suspension, Greene's posts included disproven claims about voting fraud and statements blaming electoral officials in Georgia for their failure to act on such (debunked) claims.[61][63][64][62] On her return to Twitter the next day, she insisted: "Contrary to how highly you think of yourself and your moral platitude, you are not the judge of humanity. God is."[65]

Personal life

Greene and her husband, Perry, are respectively Vice President and President of Taylor Commercial, a construction company based in Alpharetta, Georgia.[10] Founded by her father, Robert Taylor, he sold the company to the couple in 2002.[50] She has long lived in Alpharetta, which is in the 6th district. Members of the House are only constitutionally required to live in the state they represent, so there would have been no legal barrier to Greene running for the 14th from her then-home in Alpharetta. However, Greene stated soon after considering a run for the 14th that she intended to move to that district if she ran there.[66] She subsequently bought a home in nearby Paulding County, which is in the 14th.[67] By the time she was sworn in, she had moved to Rome, which is also in the 14th district.[68]

Greene is an Evangelical Christian, baptized in 2011 in an Atlanta suburb, and often speaks about her faith.[50]

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Tom Graves
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 14th congressional district

2021–present
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Preceded by
Bob Good
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Succeeded by
Diana Harshbarger