Marjorie Taylor Greene reportedly isn't thrilled about the media watching her testimony: report

Marjorie Taylor Greene reportedly isn't thrilled about the media watching her testimony: report
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) is not looking forward to the media being present when she testifies under oath, new reports have revealed.

According to Rolling Stone, Greene's testimony comes just days after U.S. District Court Judge Amy Totenberg dealt her an unfavorable blow when she ruled in favor of the effort to block the lawmaker's bid for re-election due to her alleged involvement in the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol.

The ruling was in response to a filing from the group, Free Speech for People in which they allege the lawmaker "is in violation of the 14th Amendment, which states that if someone took an oath to defend the Constitution and then 'engaged in insurrection or rebellion,' they can’t serve in Congress." Totenberg's ruling is the reason why Greene must testify on Friday, April 22 which means could subsequently expose herself to perjury charges.

During a recent appearance on One America News, Greene reiterated her stance and shared her opinion of the media being in the courtroom during her testimony. “You want to talk about it? It’s a big lie,” she said recently on the conservative network. “They want to talk about the big lie, this is the big lie and it’s destroying democracy.”

She went on to share her opinion of the fast-approaching and highly publicized testimony. “I really hope you guys get a camera in that courtroom,” she continued. “You know what the Democrats and the media are going to do: They’re going to click and cut and paste so they can sell a lie on their networks every night.”

She also expressed similar sentiments during her appearance on the "The Jennis Ellis Show."

“It’s absurd what they are claiming and lying about,” she said on Tuesday. “They’re going to allow the press in the courtroom. They’re going to allow the whole thing to be videoed live. … You know what that’s going to look like. The Democrats and the nasty mainstream media … are going to be able to twist and turn and clip out any little piece they want.”

Although Greene argued that the attempt to block her re-election was unconstitutional, Totenberg argued otherwise.

“This case involves a whirlpool of colliding constitutional interests of public import,” the judge, appointed by former President Barack Obama, wrote. “The novelty of the factual and historical posture of this case — especially when assessed in the context of a preliminary injunction motion reviewed on a fast track — has made resolution of the complex legal issues at stake here particularly demanding.”


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