Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) implicated his colleague, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), Sunday after her lawyers called her a victim, not the perpetrator, of the attack on the US Capitol.
“For Marjorie Taylor Greene to say she’s a victim. It’s amazing how people like her attack everyone because they’re victims,” Kinzinger said on CBS’ “Face The Nation.”
“I mean, she assaulted, I think, the family of a school shooting survivor at some point in DC,” he said. “She stood outside the MP’s desk and yelled at her through a letter slot and said she was too scared to come out and confront her.
“And then when Marjorie Taylor Greene is confronted, she’s all of a sudden a victim and a helpless poor congresswoman just trying to do her job.”
“It’s crazy,” he added.
Kinzinger was apparently referring to two videos of Greene in 2019 before his election to Congress. In one, she is seen constantly harassing Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg near the United States Capitol. In another, Greene shouts profanity at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez through her office mailbox, telling her to “stop being a baby and stop locking your door and get out and face it.” to the American citizens you serve”.
Last week, lawyers representing Greene in a legal battle to keep her name on the Georgia primary ballot argued in a court filing that Greene “did not participate in the Jan. 6 violence — she was a victim of it.”
“She was confined for hours, she was scared and confused, and she and her family feared for her life,” the lawyers argued, saying Greene had
A group of Greene voters represented by Free Speech for People, an organization that advocates for fair elections, is trying to disqualify Greene from running for re-election, arguing that she violated the Fourteenth Amendment by participating in the insurrection of the January 6, 2021.