Marjorie Taylor Greene tries to defend Trump’s pro-vaccine stance— and gets right-wing backlash

Marjorie Taylor Greene tries to defend Trump’s pro-vaccine stance— and gets right-wing backlash

Former President Donald Trump has been aggressively defending COVID-19 vaccines this month — first during an event with radio host Bill O’Reilly in Dallas, then during an interview with Candace Owens. Far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who is both an anti-vaxxer and a Trump devotee, tried to defend Trump’s position on Twitter this week. But anti-vaxxers weren’t backing down.

Greene posted that her “favorite president of all time” gave her “permission” to tweet about his position on vaccines, stressing that although Trump is pro-vaccine, he opposes vaccine mandates.

But far-right anti-vaxxers weren’t swayed a bit by Greene’s defense. As they saw it, Trump had crossed over the dark side by defending vaccines. And they weren't about to let facts or logic get in the way of conspiracy theories.

READ: They were the pandemic’s perfect victims — but few people took notice

Here’s what some of them had to say:

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