- Rep. Jim McGovern denounced Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s remarks on Paul Pelosi’s attack.
- McGovern mentioned that Greene made the assault in opposition to the House Speaker’s husband about herself.
- He additionally referred to as out Greene for promoting political violence in opposition to Democrats in the past.
Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern rebuked GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Friday for making the violent attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband about herself.
Early Friday an intruder broke into Pelosi’s San Francisco home and attacked her husband, Paul Pelosi, with a hammer, leaving the 82-year-old hospitalized. The suspect was reportedly looking for the House Speaker, however she was not house at the time.
In response to the attack, Greene tweeted that “violence and crime are rampant in Joe Biden’s America,” including that “it shouldn’t happen to me.” She famous that she was swatted multiple times and has acquired dying threats on a every day foundation.
McGovern denounced Greene and blamed her for calling for Pelosi’s execution in the past.
“YOU called for Nancy Pelosi to be executed. YOU said she should be hung for treason,” the Massachusetts lawmaker tweeted. “And now that someone listened, you’re making Paul Pelosi’s attack about YOU. This is what Republicans stand for, America. It’s sick.”
—Rep. Jim McGovern (@RepMcGovern) October 29, 2022
Greene recently testified that she doesn’t recall supporting political violence in opposition to members of the Democratic Party, together with Pelosi. However, in a Facebook video in 2019, Greene called Pelosi a “traitor to our country.”
“She took an oath to protect American citizens and uphold our laws. And she gives aid and comfort to our enemies who illegally invade our land. That’s what treason is,” Greene reportedly mentioned at the time, per CNN. “And by our law representatives and senators can be kicked out and no longer serve in our government. And it’s a crime punishable by death is what treason is. Nancy Pelosi is guilty of treason.”