Politics Everything Marcus Flowers, Georgia Democrat, Has Said About Marjorie Taylor Greene
GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's latest stunt is trying to stall Biden's COVID relief bill
The Georgia Republican known for her past support of QAnon was supported by members of the House Freedom Caucus , announced that they would force roll call votes on a spate of upcoming suspension bills, effectively postponing the votes on thirteen relatively uncontroversial pieces of legislation. According to CNN, these measures are typically passed by way of voice votes or unanimous consent. However, forcing a roll call vote on the measures would significantly lengthen the legislative process by up to ten hours due to the COVID-19 health restrictions enforced in the House.
A former army sergeant vowing the end the "twisted" conspiracy theories of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is the latest Democrat to announce their intention to run against her in Georgia's 14th congressional district.
Marcus Flowers, from Bremen, had expressing his intention to go up against Greene in 2022 in recent weeks weeks, and officially declared he is running in a campaign video posted on Monday.
"I've spent my entire career defending the United States and I promise to bring honor, integrity and decency to," Flowers tweeted while sharing the video.
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The freshman congresswoman also called on Georgia to be the next U.S. state to ban vaccine passports."They are actually talking about people's ability to buy and sell linked to the vaccine passport," the Georgia Republican tweeted. "They might as well call it Biden's Mark of the Beast.
In the video, the army veteran states how he has been in combat zones across the world but "never thought I'd see going here the United States." The video then plays clips of the January 6 attack on the Capitol which was carried out by QAnon conspiracy theory.supporters, far-right extremists and followers of the
The clip highlights Greene's , showing her describing the figure behind the radical movement known as "Q" as a "patriot" in 2017.
Flowers' campaign video also touches on , including spouting 9/11 conspiracy theories and backing calls for elected officials to be executed.
It’s official! I’m running for Congress against Marjorie Taylor Greene.
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I've spent my entire career defending the United States and I promise to bring honor, integrity and decency to Congress.
Check out our launch video and donate here: https://t.co/2mMa2CCho1 pic.twitter.com/ngsDFSv65A— Marcus Flowers (@Marcus4Georgia) March 1, 2021
"Her twisted conspiracy theories may have made her famous, but haven't done a damn thing to help the people here in our district," Flowers said.
"Now I'm running for congress because Georgians deserve better, better health care, COVID relief and real representation."
He adds: "I've witnessed firsthand the damage done by extremism, radicalism and disinformation. And I won't stand by while people in Washington take us down the same path."
Speaking to The Washington Postlast month, Flowers said seeing the recently unearthed Stoneman Douglas High School, was what prompted him to decide to run against her., a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory
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The Georgia congresswoman tweeted: "This @MLB issue brought together all of the factions within the Republican Party last night.""This @MLB issue brought together all of the factions within the Republican Party last night," Greene said in a tweet Saturday morning. "We now have an issue we can all get behind and fight together...Corporate Communism.
"When I saw what was going on and all these things came to light, I just couldn't hold the powder any longer," Flowers said.
"We need to bring civility back into our political discourse. She does not represent our district. People here are lovely. I mean, yeah, there's an element of extremism here in the district, but it's by far the minority," he added.
Flowers also told 11Alive News that Georgia's 14th congressional district deserves a candidate who "can sit on committees that can help the community," accusing Greene of doing none of these things.
"And I think she'll just continue to become more and more extreme as time goes on," Flowers added.
On Friday, Holly McCormack became the first Democrat to officially launch a campaign to challenge Greene in the Georgia district, with several others expected to soon emerge.
It will be a major challenge for a Democrat to unseat Greene. Georgia's 14th congressional district is one of the most staunchly Republican seats in the entire country, with Trump gaming more than 73 percent of the votes in November's presidential election.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene raised a stunning $3.2 million in her first 3 months in office
Greene getting kicked off of her committee assignments and openly feuding with her colleagues was a boon to her bank account.Politico's Huddle newsletter on Wednesday reported that Greene brought in an eye-popping $3.2 million in the first quarter of 2021, January 1 to March 31, alone from 100,000 individual donors, and did not self-fund.
with nearly 75 percent of the votes after her Democratic opponent dropped out in September, leaving her unopposed.
Greene has been contacted for comment on Flowers' campaign video.
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Greene, a staunch supporter of Trump, said some Republicans are out of touch with Americans.After Trump's exit from the White House, the Republican Party struggled a bit to find its footing, with some people looking to move on from Trump. However, the former president still commands a strong following among his supporters, who are hoping he'll make another bid for the White House, and it has created a division among Republicans.