Politics Marjorie Taylor Greene raises $3.2 million in first 3 months in office
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.
Rep.announced on Wednesday that her reelection campaign raised an astonishing $3.2 million in the Georgia Republican's first three months in office, after and support for executing prominent Democratic politicians.
"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," said Greene in a statement. "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."
Everything Marcus Flowers, Georgia Democrat, Has Said About Marjorie Taylor Greene
The army vet is hoping to unseat the controversial congresswoman in the 14th 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.
The House voted in February to remove Greeneafter reports of her comments surfaced showing her encouragement of political violence, suggestion that the Parkland, Florida, school shooting was a "false flag" operation and conspiratorial claim started a California wildfire in 2018.
Democrats have also introduced a resolution to expel her from Congress. But while House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other House Republicans have sharply criticized Greene for her comments, they've expressed support for her remaining in Congress and voted to keep 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," said 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."
Marjorie Taylor Greene campaign rakes in over $3.2M in first quarter
Greene's campaign announced its massive first quarter windfall in a press release on Wednesday, noting that the money came from more than 100,000 individual contributions.Greene's campaign announced its massive first quarter windfall in a press release on Wednesday, noting that the money came from more than 100,000 individual contributions in all 50 states.
The first quarter figure is a stunning amount 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 said she received more than 100,000 individual donations and portrayed them as a sign of her own political power.
"For too long, the political ruling class that looks down on the rest of us, have been selling out America to the world, by whipping the backs of the hardworking American worker and taxpayer," said 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 am one of the people and the people are with me, and I will always be with them," she added. "WE are just getting started! In the words of my favorite President Trump, 'the best is yet to come.' Thank you to all!"
Marjorie Taylor Greene blasts COVID-19 vaccine passports: 'Bidens mark of the beast' .
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Monday called vaccine passports "Biden's mark of the beast" during a Facebook livestream. In the almost 20-minute video posted to the social media platform, Taylor Greene claimed that the Biden administration was seeking to require that all Americans who receive vaccination be documented. "Is this something like Biden's mark of the beast because that is really disturbing and not good," the GeorgiaIn the almost 20-minute video posted to the social media platform, Taylor Greene claimed that the Biden administration was seeking to require that all Americans who receive vaccination be documented.