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QAnon Rep. Disavows 'America First Caucus' After Backlash, and Blames the Media, Of Course

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Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is still in her first term, but her deranged rants and combative rhetoric have already propelled her to national infamy.

Before her election, Greene expressed support for the QAnon conspiracy theory and for the execution of her now-colleagues. When Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota became the first Muslim women elected to Congress, Greene described the historic moment as an "Islamic invasion," before traveling to the Capitol to demand they swear in on a Christian bible, rather than the Quran.

So people weren't surprised when news broke last week that Greene was linked to a subset of lawmakers called the America First Caucus, which—in promotional material obtained by Punchbowl News—which hailed the importance of "uniquely Anglo-Saxon political traditions."

The nativist language of the promotional platform sparked widespread backlash, including from high-profile congressional Republicans like House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY).

A day after promising Greene would launch the caucus "very soon," her spokesman Nate Dyer said:

"The Congresswoman wants to make clear that she is not launching anything. This was an early planning proposal and nothing was agreed to or approved."

Greene took to Twitter, claiming in a lengthy thread that she hadn't read the proposal and that the media was to blame.






People thought it was rich Greene was blaming the media.






Greene's rant was lambasted across social media.





Greene has since moved on to trying to expel Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) from the House of Representatives.