Marjorie Taylor Greene 'aggressively' confronts AOC and accuses her of supporting 'terrorists'

39;You lack courage & intelligence': Marjorie Taylor Green amps up harassment of AOC following confrontation

The controversial Greene has been needling Ocasio-Cortez since arriving in Washington, but Ocasio-Cortez has refused to engage with her. She also labeled Black Lives Matter as a "terrorist" group and accused AOC of being afraid to defend her "radical socialist" beliefs in a debate.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested on Thursday that the matter might have to be investigated by the House Ethics Committee.

Greene has repeatedly claimed Ocasio-Cortez is too "chicken" to debate her on the Green New Deal.

While the 46-year-old hasn't responded to Hogg's comments, she's still releasing statements on Twitter to share her opinion about AOC and the security concerns she's raised since the encounter.

Mrs Greene last month challenged Ms Ocasio-Cortez, known as AOC, to debate the latter's proposed climate legislation, the Green New Deal.

Ms Greene denied to reporters that she had screamed at Ms Ocasio-Cortez and said there was no need for it to go any further.

"It's so beyond the pale of anything that is in keeping with bringing honour to the House or not bringing dishonour to the House".

"If you want to be a role model for young women then stop acting like a hate America communist supporting terrorists that want to kill people and destroy our freedoms", Ms Greene tweeted.

"This is beneath the dignity of person serving in Congress", Mrs Pelosi continued, calling it "a cause for trauma and fear among members".

"Representative Greene tried to begin an argument with Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez and when Rep. Ocasio-Cortez tried to walk away, Congresswoman Greene began screaming and called Rep. Ocasio-Cortez a terrorist sympathizer", the spokeswoman, Lauren Hitt, told The Post in a statement.

In the video, Greene said Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive members of Congress such as Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar supported "terrorists" in their public defense of Gazans in recent hostilities with Israel.

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) (R) speak during a press conference to announce Green New Deal legislation to promote clean energy programs outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on February 7, 2019. A neighboring congresswoman, Marjorie Newman, put an LGBTQ flag on her office door, which led to MTG putting a sign up directly across the hallway: "There are TWO genders. Adults are able to debate policy".

"If I was on a committee, I'd be wasting my time, because my conservative values wouldn't be heard and neither would my district's", Greene said in response at the time, via Politico.



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