“These comments are deeply disturbing, and Leader McCarthy plans to have a conversation with the Congresswoman about them,” Mark Bednar, a spokesman for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, said in a statement Wednesday evening.
Greene responded, “Over the years, I’ve had teams of people manage my pages. Many posts were liked. Many posts were shared. Some did not represent my views. Especially the ones that CNN is about to spread across the internet.”
Speaker Pelosi Uses Inflammatory Rhetoric to Increase Political Temperature
Speaker Pelosi also attacked GOP leadership’s decision to assign Rep Greene to the Education Committee. According to Pelosi, Greene has ‘mocked the killing of children’ and insists the GOP is complicit in the ‘disregard they have for those children’.
“Assigning her to the Education Committee when she has mocked the killing of little children at Sandy Hook Elementary School? When she has mocked the killing of teenagers in high school at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school? What could they be thinking?” Pelosi asked Thursday.