“I am honored, delighted and so excited to report what has happened over the past few months as I have been the most attacked freshman of Congress in history,” Greene said in a statement. . “I held on and never wavered in my belief in America First politics and putting people above politicians! And I will NEVER back down! In fact, I’m just getting started. “
Democrats also introduced a resolution to expel him from Congress. But while House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other House Republicans sharply criticized Greene for her comments, they expressed support for her staying in Congress and voted to keep her in her missions in the United States. committee.
“Past comments made by and endorsed by Marjorie Taylor Greene on school shootings, political violence and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories do not represent the values or beliefs of the Republican House Conference,” McCarthy said in February. “I unequivocally condemn these comments. I have condemned them in the past. I continue to condemn them today. This House condemned QAnon at the last congress and continues to do so today.”
The first quarter figure, which must be sent to the Federal Election Commission by April 15, is an impressive amount for a first-year House member. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal fundraising freak, raised around $ 726,000 in her first three months in office in 2019.
Greene said she had received over 100,000 individual donations and presented them as a sign of her own political power.
“For too long, the ruling political class that despises the rest of us, has sold America to the world, whipping the backs of the worker and the American taxpayer,” Greene said. “But they fear one thing. The ruling political class is afraid of the people because it is the people who can take away from them what they love most. Power. Because it is power that gives them everything else.
“I am one of the people and the people are with me, and I will always be with them,” she added. “We’re just getting started! In the words of my favorite president, Trump, ‘the best is yet to come.’ Thank you all!”