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Politics Marjorie Taylor Greene Says Bernie Sanders, Democrats 'Swore' College Oath to Communism

05:43  14 october  2021
05:43  14 october  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has claimed that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and top Democrats "swore" an oath to comply with "the communist agenda" while they were in college.

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Greene made the remarks during a Wednesday interview on War Room: Pandemic, a podcast hosted by former President Donald Trump's ex-adviser Steve Bannon. The Republican congresswoman maintained that "Democrats are actually communist" and asserted that independent progressive Sanders, President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other political opponents of hers were all sworn communists planning to destroy the country.

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"They have been running this plan for decades now, because the same people running this country—Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi—oh, let's not forget Hillary and Bill Clinton, because they're not out of the picture. Barack Obama," Greene said. "All of these people swore themselves to the communist agenda back when they were in college."

"And they have worked very hard for decades and decades and now you're seeing the fruition," she added. "But what's happening, Steve, is their own donors, their own voters are reeling... people are actually complaining about the effects of their communism that they have pushed really hard and fast over the last nine months."

Greene went on to claim that the "systematic destruction of America" was happening under the rule of Biden, declaring that "our country is on fire and turning into a communist country." Greene said that she became a member of Congress in January while "raging against this system, refusing to back down and calling out communism." The congresswoman urged Republicans to oppose the "communist" Democrats at every possible moment.

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"Yes, the word is communism, everyone," Greene said. "Democrats are actually communist. And working with them—it should be the last thing that we're doing. Every single elected Republican should say no to every single thing they want and never give them a damn thing because they're ruining our country."

Greene is not the only Republican to label Democrats as communists or "radical" socialists. Trump issued a statement on Tuesday comparing New York City to "Communist Countries" after Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio cancelled a Trump Organization contract. The former president has also frequently accused Democrats of practicing "radical socialism." On Sunday, Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) came under fire for dubbing Pelosi, as well as Pope Francis, "communists" on Twitter.

There is no evidence that any of the figures Greene claimed have ever been adherents to communism. The political philosophy of the Democratic Party is capitalistic and far removed from the communist ideology of exclusively communal ownership of wealth and the means of production. The Democratic Socialism espoused by Sanders is also significantly different, as it opposes the authoritarian, typically one-party system of communism.

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Newsweek reached out to the office of Sanders and the White House for comment.

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