Marjorie Taylor Greene And Lauren Boebert Get Personal In Very Public Spat
Far-right Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) traded blows on Monday in a disagreement over the following Home speaker.
At a Turning Level USA convention in Phoenix, Boebert criticized Greene for backing present Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) for speaker.
“I’ve been aligned with Marjorie and accused of believing numerous the issues that she believes in,” Boebert mentioned. “I don’t imagine on this similar to I don’t imagine in … Jewish area lasers,” she added, referring to one in all Greene’s most widely-ridiculed conspiracy theories.
Greene shot again on Twitter, accusing Boebert of “highschool drama” and noting that the Colorado Republican received reelection on a knife’s edge.
“I’ve supported and donated to Lauren Boebert. President Trump has supported and donated to Lauren Boebert. Kevin McCarthy has supported and donated to Lauren Boebert. She simply barely got here by way of by 500 votes,” Greene tweeted.
“She gladly takes our $$$ however when she’s been requested: Lauren refuses to endorse President Trump, she refuses to help Kevin McCarthy, and she or he childishly threw me underneath the bus for an inexpensive sound chunk.”
Within the wake of Republicans’ underwhelming leads to the midterms, Boebert declined to endorse Donald Trump’s 2024 bid final month, saying she was a “large supporter” of the previous president but additionally “loves” his potential rival for the Republican nomination, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
She has additionally stopped in need of supporting McCarthy as he vies to renew the speakership with a slim GOP majority in January. She mentioned Monday she wouldn’t again him until there was a mechanism to take away him from the place.
Greene has damaged with an alliance of far-right lawmakers who oppose McCarthy’s problem and thrown her full help behind him.