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Two of the titans of the House from opposing parties recently engaged in a war of words that will set up some interesting future committee meetings where the two serve together.
“Titans” may be a bit of a tongue-in-cheek description, but the two are certainly favorites of the biased media, for very different reasons.
One, Republican Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, is treated by the press as a Washington pariah and is constantly the object of ridicule and attack for some of her more outrageous comments.
The other, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, is treated as a darling and lauded as a genius for some of her equally — if not worse — outrageous comments.
Last week, newly elected House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and House GOP leaders followed through on a pre-election pledge to oust Muslim Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota from the sensitive and important House Foreign Relations committee. Eventually, the Republicans did just as they had promised and voted to remove Omar from the committee, most especially for her years of anti-semitic comments made as a sitting member of that body.
“Representative Omar, by her own words, has disqualified herself from serving on the Committee on Foreign Affairs, a panel that is viewed by nations around the world as speaking for Congress on matters of international importance and national security,” the GOP resolution read, Fox News reported.
As the ensuing debate raged on the House floor, during her comments blasting the Republicans for removing Omar, Ocasio-Cortez went on a screaming jag, accusing the Republicans of being racist hypocrites, especially for allowing Greene to keep committee assignments after some of the comments she has made.
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