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Marjorie Taylor Greene Accused Of ‘Perjury’ And People Are Demanding Prosecution



Marjorie Taylor Greene

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is being accused of perjury after claiming she could not recall key details during cross-examination at a court proceeding that could block her from the 2022 ballot.

The QAnaon-aligned lawmaker took the stand Friday in a court hearing in Atlanta to push back on a legal challenge arguing her alleged participation in the January 6 insurrection violates the 14th Amendment and thus disqualifies her from office.

During the highly watched proceedings, Greene was asked about her past statements and social media posts leading up to the insurrection. Be she repeatedly answered “I don’t know” or “I don’t recall.”

Now, social media users are accusing her of being untruthful while under oath and are demanding perjury charges.

Democratic candidate Marcus Flowers, who is challenging Greene in her district, called her “Perjury Taylor Greene” when asked by MSNBC’s Ari Melber on Friday if she was lying to cover up her role in inciting political violence.

“Who is handling the upcoming MTG perjury prosecution?” tweeted Elie Mystal, justice correspondent for The Nation, as the proceedings played out.

Following the 2020 election, Greene posted a video promoting the debunked claim that the election was stolen from Donald Trump and encouraged people to attend the January 6 protests.

“You can’t allow it to just transfer power peacefully,” she said in the video.

However, Greene said during the hearing she couldn’t remember what she tweeted about before January 6.

She also said she didn’t recall calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “traitor” before reversing herself after being shown an article detailing comments she made about Pelosi. But was forced to backtrack when attorney Andy Celli shwed evidence that she did it.

Here’s how Twitter users reacted to Greene’s less-than-truthful performance: