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What is going on with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene? Here is what happened this week

Added 05-15-21 04:04:02pm EST - “This week Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly made headlines after confrontations on Capitol Hill.” - News.yahoo.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From News.yahoo.com: “What is going on with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene? Here is what happened this week”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The freshman congresswoman from Georgia came into office as a contentious figure and, in an unprecedented step, was soon removed from her committee assignments by a House vote over a stream of inflammatory and menacing social media posts she made before she was elected.

Greene has stirred controversy on Capitol Hill over her tolerance of conspiracy theories, including questioning whether the 9/11 terrorist attacks happened, stalking and taunting a teen survivor of the deadly Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, and suggesting that space lasers were causing deadly wildfires in California.

This week, Greene and her staffers repeatedly made headlines after confrontations with other lawmakers.

As Greene, and her staff, continue to rattle those on Capitol Hill, House members may be losing patience. Here's what we know about this week's incidents.

While leaving a congressional hearing Wednesday afternoon, Greene confronted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and repeatedly shouted "Hey, Alexandria" to get Ocasio-Cortez's attention, according to a Washington Post report.

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