Marjorie Taylor Greene Suggested Defending Freedom With ‘Price Of Blood’

Marjorie Taylor Greene Suggested Defending Freedom With ‘Price Of Blood’

Topline Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) insinuated ahead of last year’s election that violence could eventually become necessary if Republicans lose, claiming Americans may need to reclaim freedom with “the price of blood” in an interview unearthed by Mother Jones Friday, capping off a week of allegations Greene has endorsed violence against her political opponents. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) wears a "Trump Won" face mask as she arrives on the floor of the … [+] Key Facts In an interview one week before the November election, Greene told gun rights advocate Chris Dorr that “freedom is on the ballot,” and if voters fail to reelect President Donald Trump, Democrats could “end America as we know it.” She said future generations may need to wage war to take freedom back, and she framed her political activism and congressional campaign as a way of preventing this outcome, saying “my children’s blood is not going to be spilt because I was too lazy.” Greene did not respond to a request for comment. “Once it’s gone, freedom doesn’t come back by itself,” Greene said. “The only way you get your freedoms back is it’s earned with the price of blood.” Greene has appeared to back political violence in the past. Before running for Congress, CNN reported this week, Greene liked Facebook posts suggesting FBI agents should be executed and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) should be removed from office via “a bullet to the head.” In a tweet , Greene did not […]

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