Representative Jimmy Gomez, a Democrat, said he plans to introduce a resolution to expel Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene because of social media posts she made before taking office. According to his office, 72 Democrats support Gomez’s resolution.
Gomez says Greene must be removed from office because she “had previously supported social media posts calling for political violence against the Speaker of the House, members of Congress, and former President Barack Obama.”
Gomez’s bid to remove Greene is likely to fail because expelling a member of Congress requires a two-thirds majority vote, which would require a great deal of Republican support in the House.
A spokesperson for Green said, “There is nothing more threatening to Democrats than strong Republican women. Democrats are trying to overturn the will of the American people who voted for both myself and Congresswoman Miller-Meeks. This is a continuation of the House Democrats’ war on women!”
Earlier this year, House Democrats attempted to strip Greene of her committee assignments over her older social media posts. Greene depicted the move as a form of “cancel culture,” and stated, “These were words of the past, and these things do not represent me. They do not represent my district, and they do not represent my values.”