Struggling U.S. Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) And Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) Hosted a lively event in Des Moines Thursday night, denouncing tech companies, the media, Democrats and members of their own party who were disloyal to former President Donald Trump.
“Democrats, media and big tech – this is the new axis of evil,” said Greene, who was suspended from Twitter last week for publish false information about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Greene and Gaetz have appointed several politicians and bureaucrats – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), “The Squad” of four progressive members of Congress and US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky .) – and the crowd booed for everyone. a. In response to a tirade against White House infectious disease adviser Dr Anthony Fauci, the audience chanted, “Lock him up.”
Gaetz and Greene mostly focused on President Joe Biden, criticizing his handling of the exit from Afghanistan and mistakenly claiming that Biden did not win the 2020 election. Greene said she would table articles of bidding. indictment against Biden on Friday.
“I believe in firing people when they’re corrupt and they’re doing a bad job,” Greene said. “Joe Biden is failing America and he must be impeached.”
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Both Greene and Gaetz are controversial figures in the GOP. Gaetz, a representative from Florida, is involved in investigations into a alleged sexual intercourse with a 17-year-old who may have broken sex trafficking laws. Greene, a first-year representative from Georgia, has spent her tenure promoting conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, the COVID vaccine and more. she was kidnapped commissions in February and reprimanded in May after compare mask warrants to the Holocaust.
Several prominent Republicans visited Iowa this summer as the organization for 2022 and 2024 begins. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and Former Vice President Mike Pence spoke in July at a conservative Christian conference. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will visit the state later this month, as will Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla).
A version of this story was first broadcast in the Advancethe sister outlet of the Iowa Capitol Dispatch. Read the story here.