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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) on Wednesday mounted a last-ditch procedural effort to delay passage of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which she denounced as a “massive woke progressive Democrat wish list." The congresswoman, a supporter of QAnon conspiracy theories who was stripped of her committee assignments when some of her past inflammatory comments and social media posts came to light, moved to adjourn the House of Representatives and demanded a roll-call vote. The delaying tactic was expected to push back consideration of the bill for 30 minutes or more. “The GOP has mes...

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