Resurfaced video shows Marjorie Taylor Greene confronting Parkland survivor David Hogg in 2019

Resurfaced video shows Marjorie Taylor Greene confronting Parkland survivor David Hogg in 2019

Video from 2019 showing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene , R-GA 14th District, haranguing Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg resurfaced in late January after CNN reported that Greene had previously indicated support for the execution of leading Democrats. Greene published the video to her verified YouTube channel in January 2020, and promoted it on Facebook . However, the interaction happened on March 25, 2019, a day before a Senate hearing on a proposed "red flag" gun-control bill. It shows Greene trailing Hogg, who was then 18 years old, near the US Capitol, repeatedly asking him why he supports so-called "red flag" gun laws, and accusing him of "using kids" to "attack the Second Amendment." Hogg continues walking and does not respond. Greene eventually stops following him. Then, speaking to the camera, Greene alleges that Hogg was being "paid" to campaign for gun control with "George Soros funding and major liberal funding." Greene, who was not a congressperson at the time, expresses frustration that Hogg was able to get meetings with dozens of senators, while she could get none, and that he could garner media attention over the issue. Greene also calls Hogg a "coward" for not speaking to her. In a Facebook post in January 2020, as she ran for office, Greene touted the 2019 confrontation to her supporters and branded Hogg a "notorious anti-gunner." "Hogg wants to destroy the Second Amendment," Greene wrote. "I simply won’t put up with that." The video went viral about a year later, on […]

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