Lawmaker: Las Vegas shooting part of anti-gun plot

Lawmaker: Las Vegas shooting part of anti-gun plot

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., in the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) CCSD’s Jara delivers State of Schools address Strike Force concludes work to clear Nevada unemployment claim logjam 12 newcomers join 2021 Nevada Legislature Legislature convenes with near-empty building, full agenda WASHINGTON — Nevada Rep. Dina Titus on Friday called for the expulsion of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, after a video surfaced of her claiming the Oct. 1, 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas was part of a plot to get Republicans to give up their guns. Titus has sponsored a short resolution calling on the House to expel Greene under Article I, Section 5 of the Constitution. The House would have to muster a two-thirds vote, or 290 members, to remove Greene. “Congresswoman Greene has encouraged executing politicians who disagree with her,” Titus said in a statement. “Her presence on the House floor is a legitimate security concern. She made the deranged allegation that 1 October – the darkest day in our city’s history – was a government plot. The victims’ families, the survivors, and our first responders deserve far better than having that vile ignorance spewed in the halls of Congress. She has openly embraced similarly disgraceful conspiracy theories about September 11th and the Parkland school shooting. Greene, a Republican, made her comments in a video in which she identifies herself as being with an organization called American Truth Seekers . It’s not clear when the video was made. Speaker […]

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