Marjorie Taylor Greene, Condemned For Racist And QAnon Beliefs, Wins Georgia GOP Runoff

Written by on August 11, 2020

Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has confronted condemnation from Home Republican leaders for creating racist Fb movies and embracing QAnon conspiracy theories, has gained the runoff for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District.

Greene overwhelmingly defeated her opponent, John Cowan — amassing 60% of the vote within the closely Republican district on Tuesday, The New York Instances reported. She is going to face Democrat Kevin Van Ausdal in November.

Greene made headlines earlier this 12 months for making Fb movies by which she expressed racist, anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim views.

Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) lambasted Greene’s movies as “appalling.’” Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) mentioned in June that he may “now not help her candidacy” in mild of Greene’s “deeply troubling” feedback.

Greene has additionally come underneath scrutiny for her help for QAnon, the far-right conspiracy motion.

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