DON Lemon went off on “QAnon Rep” Marjorie Taylor Greene over her “racist” and “shameful” social media posts during a segment on CNN on Friday.
CNNDon Lemon slammed Marjorie Taylor Greene for ‘racist BS’[/caption]
Getty Images – GettySeveral of Greene’s questionable past social media posts have been unearthed[/caption]
During the segment, Lemon went over several of Greene’s controversial posts, including a suggestion that billionaire George Soros, who is Jewish, is a Nazi.
“This stuff ain’t normal. This is not normal,” Lemon said. “This is some racist BS, that’s what it is. You’re bigots.”
Soros is often the target of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.
Lemon went on to slam the Republican party for carving out a place for someone like Greene, a Georgia Rep, within their ranks.
CNNLemon brought up an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory Green was promoting[/caption]
AFP or licensorsLemon also slammed the Republican party for allowing someone like Greene to make it to Congress[/caption]
“Apparently this is where we are now, it’s who the Republican party is,” he said. “And apparently there is a place for Marjorie Taylor Greene in Congress and in the Republican Party – and a seat on the education committee.
“She should try to get herself some education,” he continued.
Lemon also slammed Greene for her response to the unearthed Facebook posts, many of which have since been deleted, where she tried to dump blame on people managing her social media accounts.
“In a previous statement about other removed posts, Taylor [Greene] claimed that many people have run her Facebook page, saying, quote, ‘over the years, I’ve had teams of people manage my pages. Many posts have been liked, many posts have been shared, some did not represent my views.’”
“Come on now,” Lemon said.
ReutersHouse Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said he would ‘talk’ to Greene[/caption]
Congressional Republicans are facing increasing calls to remove Greene from her position in the House of Representatives.
Democratic Rep Jimmy Gomez called for Greene to be expelled from Congress this week for “advocacy for extremism and sedition.”
Some Republicans have slammed her actions, including Illinois Rep Adam Kinzinger, who said Greene is a “Republican in name only.”
Kinzinger’s critique came after it was revealed that Greene had liked several Facebook posts about executing prominent Democrats like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
“She is not a Republican,” he said of Greene.
“There are so many who claim the title of Republican and have nothing in common with our core values.
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“They are RINOS. She is a RINO.”
After the report about Greene liking the violence supporting posts, House minority leader Kevin McCarthy said he would speak to Greene.
“These comments are deeply disturbing and Leader McCarthy plans to have a conversation with the Congressman about them,” Mark Bednar, a spokesman for McCarthy, told Axios.