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Tue May 25, 2021, 10:03 AM

GOP leader Kevin McCarthy condemns Marjorie Taylor Greenes tweet comparing vaccinations to Holocaust

Source: CNBC

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday condemned a member of his own party, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, for comparing a company’s Covid vaccination rules with the treatment of Jewish people in Nazi Germany.

“Marjorie is wrong, and her intentional decision to compare the horrors of the Holocaust with wearing masks is appalling,” McCarthy said in a statement.

“The Holocaust is the greatest atrocity committed in history. The fact that this needs to be stated today is deeply troubling,” he said.

CNBC has reached out to Taylor Greene’s spokesman for a response.

Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/25/gop-leader-kevin-mccarthy-condemns-marjorie-taylor-greenes-tweet-comparing-vaccinations-to-the-holocaust.html

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Reply GOP leader Kevin McCarthy condemns Marjorie Taylor Greenes tweet comparing vaccinations to Holocaust (Original post)
Jose Garcia May 2021 OP
empedocles May 2021 #1
Mr.Bill May 2021 #19
Botany May 2021 #2
PortTack May 2021 #3
MerryHolidays May 2021 #4
dawg day May 2021 #5
TwilightZone May 2021 #8
George II May 2021 #6
mahina May 2021 #14
BobTheSubgenius May 2021 #15
RVN VET71 May 2021 #37
BobTheSubgenius May 2021 #38
RVN VET71 May 2021 #39
BobTheSubgenius May 2021 #41
IronLionZion May 2021 #29
TwilightZone May 2021 #7
dchill May 2021 #9
rurallib May 2021 #10
Paladin May 2021 #11
BobTheSubgenius May 2021 #16
bucolic_frolic May 2021 #12
AleksS May 2021 #27
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin May 2021 #13
Turbineguy May 2021 #17
Warpy May 2021 #18
Mr.Bill May 2021 #20
Warpy May 2021 #21
ananda May 2021 #22
George II May 2021 #23
orwell May 2021 #24
oldsoftie May 2021 #25
AleksS May 2021 #26
IcyPeas May 2021 #28
Marthe48 May 2021 #30
riversedge May 2021 #31
llashram May 2021 #32
speak easy May 2021 #33
llashram May 2021 #40
speak easy May 2021 #42
llashram May 2021 #43
Progressive Jones May 2021 #34
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin May 2021 #35
llashram May 2021 #44
canetoad May 2021 #36

Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:05 AM

1. Complicated move on a highwire . . . with no safety net below

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Response to empedocles (Reply #1)

Tue May 25, 2021, 12:04 PM

19. McCarthy's safety net

would be advocating that MTG be expelled from Congress. He's just too stupid to know it.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:05 AM

2. 3 days late and he released via "a statement" too.

He should have called for her removal with in 24 hours.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:05 AM

3. Hello kev.....then do something, actions, not just words

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:06 AM

4. Shocking and appalling in every possible way

By Greene, McCarthy, and Rs all over.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:07 AM

5. "Marjorie?"

"My sweet little buddy Marjorie!"

You don't condem someone and use their first name like she's your beloved cousin.

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Response to dawg day (Reply #5)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:22 AM

8. Good call.

Particularly as it relates to what is supposed to be an official statement. Sticks out like a sore thumb.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:14 AM

6. The complete official statement, which takes a shot at the Democrats while "admonishing" Greene:

“At a time when the Jewish people face increased violence and threats, anti-Semitism is on the rise in the Democrat Party and is completely ignored by Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

“Americans must stand together to defeat anti-Semitism and any attempt to diminish the history of the Holocaust.

“Let me be clear: the House Republican Conference condemns this language.”



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Response to George II (Reply #6)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:15 AM

14. This bonehead can't even write a grammatical sense in a formal statement?

And he has to take a swipe at Nancy Pelosi for cover? We have to be grateful for this little crumb tossed to rationality?

What a spineless coward.

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Response to George II (Reply #6)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:25 AM

15. Wow. Such a brave straw ma....I mean position to take, Kev.

You don't mind if I call you Kev, do you? Seems everything is pretty chummy already.

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Response to BobTheSubgenius (Reply #15)

Tue May 25, 2021, 08:18 PM

37. Marjorie re-tweeted a tweet calling Kevy a c**t and he hasn't called her out on it, so

you can apparently call him anything you want, as long is it isn’t “strong and principled man."

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Response to RVN VET71 (Reply #37)

Tue May 25, 2021, 09:15 PM

38. WOW!!! That is....I don't know what to call it. Hilarious, obviously. But not shocking.

10 years ago, even 5 years ago, that would have been shocking, especially given their relative positions within the party. That woman is not even a piece of work. She is several.

Thanks for the heads-up!

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Response to BobTheSubgenius (Reply #38)

Wed May 26, 2021, 06:51 AM

39. I think Rawstory posted the retweet.

McCarthy’s silence about it speaks not volumes but whole libraries about him. Just imagine what Nancy Pelosi would have done had one of her freshman done that to her. Not sure exactly what her actions would have been, but they would have been swift, public, and final.

Kevy has apparently decided not make Marjie the Mouth upset, even when she removes his testicles publicly.

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Response to RVN VET71 (Reply #39)

Wed May 26, 2021, 10:54 AM

41. Damn. Such a show we're being deprived of.

I could binge watch that for days.

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Response to George II (Reply #6)

Tue May 25, 2021, 01:59 PM

29. It's all Nancy/Dems' fault

that his Republicans are spewing nonsense

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:21 AM

7. No worries. By tomorrow, he'll back off.

After Trump calls him.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 10:28 AM

9. But history is so relative, isn't it, Kev?

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:05 AM

10. It is the least he could do - seriously, the very least

What a fucking coward.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:05 AM

11. Better take notice of McCarthy's courage.

God knows it won't last very long.

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Response to Paladin (Reply #11)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:34 AM

16. First of all, you are quite right.

Such an unexpected foray into normal human behaviour is not likely to last. But I'm also struck by the notion that having to call this "courage" is quite an indictment of our time in history. It certainly isn't going to be a "Profile, I hope.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:07 AM

12. Please remember, her tweets sound perfectly normal to her

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Response to bucolic_frolic (Reply #12)

Tue May 25, 2021, 01:17 PM

27. And to her followers.

And to her followers. There are people who think her nonsense is good. Scary, right?

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:14 AM

13. About time he got off his duff and said something.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:43 AM

17. She should not be condemned.

She should be in a straightjacket in a padded room.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 11:43 AM

18. It looks like there might be a bottom to the GQP barrel

and that she's succeeded in embarrassing the rest of them.

They need her vote, so I doubt they'll bounce her out of office.

The poor thing definitely needs her screws tightened, bless her heart.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #18)

Tue May 25, 2021, 12:06 PM

20. In the district she's representing,

they would probably replace with someone far worse.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #20)

Tue May 25, 2021, 12:10 PM

21. They'd probably replace her with an equivalent wingnut

but they'd find one who's wily enough to keep his/her mouth shut.

Yeah, I've been there. It's why I don't live there.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 12:39 PM

22. Is that a strongly worded tweet?

Geez, that'll make her change her ways.

(right)

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 12:48 PM

23. Reading this again, CNBC has a major error in their headline - she said mask wearing was like...

...the holocaust, not vaccines.

McCarthy's statement was correct, mentioning mask wearing.

But I think they changed their headline and kept the link.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 12:54 PM

24. MJT touched the third rail...

...and she got roasted.

Unfortunately she is raising more money than Klown Kevin.

The QCon base loves them some crazy...

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 01:10 PM

25. Did he stick his finger up in the air to check the wind?

Jackass.
But at least he DID say it

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 01:16 PM

26. He'll roll it back in a few days.

Just like with T-rump.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 01:51 PM

28. McCarthy under his breath: but she's getting us a boatload of donationS. $$$$$$$$$$$$

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 02:01 PM

30. just qop white men knocking mtg off her power trip

mccarthy belatedly realized she has her on on top spot and found a way to slow her down.

He could not care less about what she said about anything, including and especially the Holocaust.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 02:03 PM

31. to expel Greene, they need a two-thirds majority in the House............





House GOP leaders speak out against Greene's Holocaust rhetoric


https://www.politico.com/news/2021/05/25/gop-leaders-marjorie-taylor-greene-holocaust-rhetoric-490737




The freshman Georgia lawmaker has continued to create fresh headaches for her party's leaders since arriving in Congress as Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has struggled to rein her in.
Greene compares House mask requirements to Holocaust





Updated: 05/25/2021 12:33 PM EDT



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After facing widespread condemnation from her own party on Tuesday, Greene defended her remarks and blamed the “media” and “American left” for stoking outrage.

The “attempts to shame, ostracize, and brand Americans who choose not to get vaccinated or wear a mask are reminiscent of the great tyrants of history who did the same to those who would not comply,” she tweeted.

“I'm sorry some of my words make people uncomfortable, but this is what the American left is all about,” she added in another tweet.

Greene, who has been a lightning rod for controversy, has already been stripped of her committee assignments for suggesting some of the nation’s deadliest school shootings were a hoax and endorsing social media posts that called for violence against Democrats. But McCarthy and House Republicans stood by her then, arguing that the comments at issue were made before she came to Congress.

Yet Greene has continued to create fresh headaches for her party's leaders since arriving in Congress as McCarthy has struggled to keep her in line. Greene also recently came under fire for harassing Rep. Marie Newman (D-Ill.) over her transgender daughter and aggressively confronting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in the Capitol hallways. That dust-up renewed Democratic calls to expel Greene, but doing so would require support from a two-thirds majority in the House — an extremely high bar that is unlikely to happen.
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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 03:34 PM

32. The Holocaust is one

of the greatest atrocities committed in history. The Middle Passage is another. The genocide of First American Nations in this country is another...speak up about those while you're at it you hypocritical lapdog of trump.

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Response to llashram (Reply #32)

Tue May 25, 2021, 04:40 PM

33. Julius Caesar's genocide of the Celts

A third killed, a third taken away as slaves, the remainder under occupation.

https://historica.fandom.com/wiki/Celtic_genocide

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Response to speak easy (Reply #33)

Wed May 26, 2021, 10:17 AM

40. yep

thanks for the link...bookmarked as a reference on our inhumanity, for whatever reason, toward each other as human beings. Sad that African-Americans today represent the continued genocide of POC.From slavery to the destruction of "Black Wall Street" with the resulting slaughter of men, women, children, OLD FOLKS. Lynchings, one just recently. Burning alive. Torture, the Emmitt Till case stands out in the spotty historical record of race relations of that era. Sandra Bland. Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Breona Taylor et al. George Floyd. And many, many allies of all races and cultures. Kyle Rittenhouse killings. Cheney, Goodman, Schwerner. Viola Luozzo et al.

Our inhumanity is...what?

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Response to llashram (Reply #40)

Wed May 26, 2021, 03:11 PM

42. The question is - aren't we better than this yet?

The answer is we are not.

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Response to speak easy (Reply #42)

Thu May 27, 2021, 10:17 AM

43. and on and on we go

destroying the earth, destroying each other for so many unnecessary reasons. Are we really carrying so much evil inside?

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 06:25 PM

34. The GOP really really does need to muzzle that dog. nt

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 07:46 PM

35. MTG responds

Marjorie Taylor Greene Deletes Retweet Calling Kevin McCarthy a 'Feckless C**t' and 'Moron'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-Ga.) shared, praised and then deleted a tweet describing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as a "moron" and "feckless c**t" on Tuesday.

Hours before Greene shared the tweet, McCarthy had blasted her for making an "appalling" analogy between her struggle to comply with the mask mandate imposed by House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the plight of the Jews who lived in Nazi Germany. Greene praised Twitter user @ASimplePatriot for "seeing the truth" by denouncing McCarthy's criticism and complimenting her support for Israel. She deleted her retweet minutes later.

"Look you moron, nobody supported Israel in their recent conflict with Hamas more than MTG," the original tweet replying to McCarthy read. "Her analogy may not have been perfect but you seriously need to get a grip you feckless c**t. Pelosi is the villain here."

"Thank you for seeing the truth and how much I support Israel and stand against the left's support for Hamas terrorists," Greene commented while sharing the tweet.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/marjorie-taylor-greene-deletes-retweet-calling-kevin-mccarthy-a-feckless-ct-and-moron/ar-AAKnu9J

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #35)

Thu May 27, 2021, 10:20 AM

44. how they twist, turn

and slither like the snakes in the grass they are. I wonder if, in pre-1933 Germany, the German people had to deal with so much BS. I suspect so.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue May 25, 2021, 08:08 PM

36. Marauding Traitor Gangrene nt

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