House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said this week that far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), who is presently banned from the chamber’s committees, volition service connected committees if Republicans summation a bulk vantage successful Tuesday’s election. (Watch the video below.)
That, of course, besides depends connected prohibitive favourite Greene winning reelection implicit Democrat Marcus Flowers.
Greene was removed from committee assignments successful 2021 for spreading conspiracy theories and liking a Facebook station that called for the execution of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). CNN’s Melanie Zanona noted Greene’s past of inflammatory remarks and predetermination denial. McCarthy appeared unfazed.
“She’s going to person committees to service on, conscionable similar each different subordinate and each different subordinate goes done a steering committee looking astatine the champion places to serve,” said McCarthy, who is simply a heavy favorite successful his bid for reelection Tuesday.
Greene, who has called for halting assistance to Ukraine successful its combat for state against Russia, has expressed involvement successful the Oversight and Reform Committee, which could perchance revisit the withdrawal from Afghanistan and however the COVID-19 pandemic started, among different topics, MarketWatch reported.
Zanona noted that McCarthy, who hopes to go House speaker, is connected the steering committee and could wield influence. But the House Republican person begged disconnected the proposition by saying helium was conscionable 1 person.
He reiterated that Greene volition person committee assignments.
“She’s duly elected by her territory and has a close to serve,” helium said.
In October, Greene warned McCarthy that if helium didn’t springiness her much power successful the lawsuit of the GOP retaking the House, the Republican basal would beryllium “very unhappy.”