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"You've never been a business owner and you have no clue what you're doing," Greene said she told Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.Speaking at the America First Rally in Florida, Greene told a conservative crowd that Ocasio-Cortez has accepted her challenge to debate the Green New Deal in the lower chamber.
- Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego and GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene got into a heated Twitter exchange on Tuesday.
- Gallego argued that Greene is an "insurrectionist" attempting to destroy US democracy after she called Democrats "the enemy within."
- In response, Greene called Gallego a "coward" and questioned his masculinity.
Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene got into a heated Twitter exchange on Tuesday, exposing the deep anger still roiling the ranks of Congress since the January 6 Capitol riot.
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Firebrand Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz of Florida Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia are teaming up to start an "America First Tour" of rallies around the country. © Provided by Washington Examiner The premiere event will be next week, on May 7 in Florida at The Villages, the world's largest retiree playground with a reliably Republican base. “There are millions of Americans who need to know they still have advocates in Washington D.C., and the America First movement is consistently growing and fighting,” Gaetz said in a statement provided to the Washington Examiner Thursday.
Gallego said the freshman Georgia Republican, who's embraced a host of far-right conspiracy theories, was aligned with the Capitol rioters after she called her Democratic colleagues "the enemy within" in.
"I was trying to figure what type of pen to stab your friends with if they overran us on the floor of the House of Representatives while trying to conduct a democratic transition of power," Gallego said. "So please shut your seditious, Qanon loving mouth when it comes to who loves America."
Gallego, a Marine combat veteran from Arizona,with their gas masks as pro-Trump loyalists stormed the Capitol in January. He also after they were denied entry into a safe room.
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The GOP rep said those who supposedly denied security fencing wanted a "perfect situation" for violence that the media and left could blame on pro-police rally attendees.Greene, who was supposed to headline the event, said she received "incredibly disturbing and infuriating" information from the organizers. She said the organizers were informed there would be a counter-protest by Black Lives Matter and Antifa and the company that manages the location of the rally would not provide security fencing to ensure the safety of the two groups.
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In response, Greene accused Gallego of seeking attention, called him a "coward," and questioned his masculinity.
"While you were hiding with your little pen, brave Republican MEN were helping police hold the door, so that ALL of us could get out safely. Coward," she wrote.
Gallego then argued there were "many heroes" in the Capitol on January 6, but accused Greene of being one of the "many insurrectionist trying to destroy Democracy [sic]."
The Democrat ended the exchange by saying he didn't have time for a Twitter feud because he was too busy with legislative work, which he added Greene "wouldn't know about" because she wasjust a month after being sworn in to office.
"I would tweet back and forth with you but I have 2 committee assignments and a bill of mine is being marked," he tweeted. "That we means it's passing out of committee. (But you wouldn't know about that)."
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"This is beneath the dignity of a person serving in the Congress of the United States and is a cause for trauma" Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Marjorie Taylor Greene Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images