“I am humbled, overjoyed, and so excited to announce what happened over the past few months as I have been the most attacked freshman member of Congress in history,” mentioned Greene in a press release. “I stood my ground and never wavered in my belief in America First policies and putting People Over Politicians! And I will NEVER back down! As a matter of fact, I’m just getting started.”
Democrats have additionally launched a decision to expel her from Congress. But whereas House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and different House Republicans have sharply criticized Greene for her feedback, they’ve expressed help for her remaining in Congress and voted to maintain her on her committee assignments.
“Past comments from and endorsed by Marjorie Taylor Greene on school shootings, political violence, and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories do not represent the values or beliefs of the House Republican Conference,” mentioned McCarthy in February. “I condemn those comments unequivocally. I condemned them in the past. I continue to condemn them today. This House condemned QAnon last Congress and continues to do so today.”
The first quarter determine, which have to be despatched to the Federal Election Commission by April 15, is a surprising quantity for a freshman House member. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal fundraising phenom, raised about $726,000 in her first three months in office in 2019.
Greene mentioned she acquired greater than 100,000 particular person donations and portrayed them as an indication of her personal political energy.
(*3*) mentioned Greene. “But they fear one thing. The political ruling class fears the people because it’s the people that can take away what they love most. Power. Because it’s power that brings them everything else.
“I’m one of many individuals and the individuals are with me, and I’ll at all times be with them,” she added. “WE are simply getting began! In the phrases of my favourite President Trump, ‘the very best is but to come back.’ Thank you to all!”