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‘Please Grow A Pair Or A Spine’: Freshman Lawmaker And Mitt Romney Exchange Fire

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Freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Sen. Mitt Romney briefly exchanged barbs online Saturday after the Utah Republican suggested the Georgia firebrand was lying about 2020 election results.

The Utah Republican fired the first volley, which came in response to a tweet from MSNBC senior producer Kyle Griffin, who wrote, “The Republican congresswoman from Georgia just tweeted that she has the support of Trump and that she spoke with him this morning.”

“Lies of a feather flock together: Marjory Taylor Greene’s nonsense and the ‘big lie’ of a stolen election,” Romney wrote.

The jab from Romney prompted a spicy response from the Georgia Republican.

“‘Republican’ Senator Mitt Romney obviously cares nothing about the people’s number one concern. Please grow a pair or a spine,” she wrote.

Taylor Greene has become a target for Democrats who claim that she is a threat to other lawmakers and she supports “sedition.”

“Her very presence in office represents a direct threat against the elected officials and staff who serve our government, and it is with their safety in mind, as well as the security of institutions and public servants across our country,” said Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) , adding he planned to introduce a resolution to expel her from the House for allegedly posing a “direct threat” to members.

After suggesting that previous social media posts advocated for violence against the FBI and Democrats, Gomez said Taylor Greene has made threats in the past and that her claims of election fraud were also troubling.

His decision, he said, was based on “numerous … (Read more)

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