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Politics Marjorie Taylor Greene campaign rakes in over $3.2M in first quarter

07:50  08 april  2021
07:50  08 april  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene raised a stunning $3.2 million in her 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.

Marjorie Taylor Greene 's campaign rakes in over $ 3 . 2 M in first quarter as a freshman congresswoman - nearly five times more than the 8k AOC raised in her first three months in office. Greene credited it to the fact that 'I stood my ground and never wavered in my belief in America First policies and putting People Over Politicians!' By comparison, fellow headline-grabbing Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raised just 8,000 for her campaign in her first quarter in office in 2019.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Reportedly Raked in a Fortune During the First Quarter of 2021. Despite getting booted from her committee assignments in the early part of 2021 (or perhaps, a cynic would argue, because she got expelled), Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) reportedly brought in a massive fundraising haul during the first quarter of 2021. According to Politico — citing a source from Greene ’s campaign — the first-term representative took in a whopping $ 3 . 2 million over the first three months of the year.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene's campaign raked in an eye-popping $3.2million in the first quarter of 2021 - a sign that the freshman congresswoman from Georgia may have actually benefited from backlash over her controversial remarks.

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.

'Over 100,000 donors poured in over $3,200,000 to support me, averaging $32 per donation. You know why? I stood my ground and never wavered in my belief in America First policies and putting People Over Politicians!' Greene boasted on Twitter.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene brought in a fundraising windfall during her first three months in office despite being blackballed in the House by Democrats and even some high-profile Republicans. The Georgia GOP freshman raised more than $ 3 . 2 million during the first quarter of 2021 Greene represents a deep-red district in Georgia's 14th Congressional District, so her biggest challenge to re-election in 2022 is a GOP primary opponent. Get the fox news app. First - quarter fundraising figures for all members of Congress and challengers are due to the Federal Election Commission on April 15.

'And I will NEVER backdown! As a matter of fact, I'm just getting started.'

By comparison, fellow headline-grabbing Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D - New York) raised just $728,000 for her campaign in her first quarter in office in 2019.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Marjorie Taylor Greene's campaign raked in an eye-popping $3.2million in the first quarter of 2021 - a sign that the freshman congresswoman from Georgia may have actually benefited from backlash over her controversial remarks. Pictured: Greene at a rally in October © Provided by Daily Mail Marjorie Taylor Greene's campaign raked in an eye-popping $3.2million in the first quarter of 2021 - a sign that the freshman congresswoman from Georgia may have actually benefited from backlash over her controversial remarks. Pictured: Greene at a rally in October

Greene crashed into Congress this year and quickly built up a reputation for her fringe beliefs - including her support for QAnon conspiracy theories and her suggestion that school shootings are a hoax perpetrated by Democrats to push gun control.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene reported a massive $ 3 . 2 million fundraising haul in her first three months in office, Politico reports. Greene raised the money from over 100,000 individual donors with an average donation of amid controversy surrounding her conspiracy theories and calls for Democratic leaders to be executed. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brought in during her first three months in office in 2019. Though Greene largely self-funded her campaign , she did not contribute any money to her first quarter haul.

Marjorie Taylor Greene raised more than $ 3 million in the first quarter of 2021, despite courting controversy at seemingly every turn and losing her House committee assignments. Drew Angerer/Getty Images. In preparation for what is likely to be a contentious reelection fight, freshman Rep. It’s a shocking total, one that dwarfs the nearly 8,000 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY) pulled in during the first three months of 2019, and it follows months of controversy that have dogged Greene since her election victory in November. “I’ m just getting started,” Greene tweeted Wednesday while

Just a few weeks into her term Greene faced fevered calls to resign after it was revealed that she'd liked a number of social media posts encouraging violence against Democrats including Nancy Pelosi.

In February, she was stripped of her committee assignments in a House floor vote where 11 Republicans joined Democrats to vote her off 230 to 199.

However Greene's fundraising numbers show that those controversies didn't make a dent in her donations - and possibly bolstered them.


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Greene leaned into the controversies in fundraising appeals - saying that they showed her dedication to shaking up Washington.

In her statement on Wednesday Greene declared: '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. But they fear one thing.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene has attacked fellow Republicans, been mocked for supporting wild conspiracy theories like "Jewish space lasers" starting wildfires, and been kicked off two House committee. A lot of donors apparently liked what they saw. Sources tell Politico that the Georgia lawmaker raked in a Greene did not self-fund in the first quarter , sources say. Business Insider notes that Greene 's first - quarter haul was larger than what she took in during her entire campaign last year—according to federal records, she raised slightly over $ 3 million, 0,000 of which was self-funded.

Marjorie Taylor Greene , a Republican businesswoman known for espousing conspiratorial and bigoted views, won her House race to represent northwest Georgia, CNN projects Tuesday.

'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.'

Greene is over a year and a half away from facing re-election in Georgia's 14th District - but the early funds will come in handy should she face a challenge from more moderate Republicans and critics of Donald Trump - whom she has aligned herself with.

GOP Rep Adam Kinzinger of Illinois has already vowed to mount help prevent Greene's re-election and said he's willing to use his own funding to do it.

First-quarter fundraising stats for all members of Congress have yet to be released - however last week it was reported that Rep Lauren Boebert (D - Colorado) had raised $700,000.

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