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Amid GOP paralysis, Democrats vow to force vote on Rep. Greene's extremism

22 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

The House could vote Thursday to oust GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from two committees over her past statements after Republicans did not take action on their own.
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House Democrats To Vote Tomorrow To Remove Marjorie Taylor Green From Committees

22 days ago   |   By Politicus USA

House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer said that the House will vote tomorrow to remove Rep. Majorie Tayor Greene from her committee assignments.
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Dems tee up vote on kicking Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene off committees after GOP leaders stall

22 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Republican leaders refused to act on their own, and that Democrats would thereby get the ball rolling on rescinding Greene's committee assignments through other means.
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The House will vote to strip conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments

The House will vote to strip conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments

23 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement House Democrats announced that they will vote Thursday to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a far-right Georgia Republican, of her committee assignments amid escalating controversy over her support for a slew of conspiracy theories.
This puts Republicans in a tricky position: they will be forced to either strip Greene of her assignments or support the freshman congresswoman and implicitly endorse the lies, misinformation, and bigotry she routinely spreads.
The second highest-ranking Democrat, Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, said he wasn't able to come to an agreement...
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House Democrats to vote on punishing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after GOP fails to take action

23 days ago   |   By NBC News

A top Democrat blamed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's failure to take action against Greene for forcing the vote.
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Dems moving ahead with vote to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee posts

Dems moving ahead with vote to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee posts

23 days ago   |   By Politico

House Democrats are forging ahead with a resolution to strip freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments, rejecting a last-minute pitch from GOP leadership to call off the vote if Republicans agreed to an alternative form of punishment.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy sought a commitment from House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer during a Wednesday call to yank the resolution from the floor if Republicans agreed to move Greene from the House Education and Labor Committee to another panel. The Georgia Republican also serves on the House Budget panel.
But Hoyer swiftly...
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Dems plan vote on ousting Marjorie Taylor Greene from panels

23 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ALAN FRAM, STEVE PEOPLES and BRIAN SLODYSKO
WASHINGTON - A top Democrat said the House will vote Thursday on removing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committees, intensifying the stakes over the Georgia Republican's online embrace of conspiracy theories and violent racist views.
The announcement by No. 2 House Democrat Steny Hoyer of Maryland came Wednesday as showdowns approached over Greene and Rep. Liz Cheney, who've antagonized opposing wings of a Republican Party struggling to define itself without Donald Trump in the White House.
House Republicans, under bipartisan pressure...
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House to Vote Marjorie Taylor Greene's Committee Removal, Forcing GOP to Decide On One of Its Own

23 days ago   |   By Newsweek

If Democrats fall in line, Republicans will be powerless to stop Greene from being removed from her committee assignments.
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