Greene, who represents Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, steadily posted far-right extremist and debunked conspiracy theories on her web page, together with the baseless QAnon conspiracy which casts former President Donald Trump in an imagined battle towards a sinister cabal of Democrats and celebrities who abuse kids.
In a single submit, from January 2019, Greene favored a remark that stated “a bullet to the top can be faster” to take away Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In different posts, Greene favored feedback about executing FBI brokers who, in her eyes, had been a part of the “deep state” working towards Trump.
In a single Fb submit from April 2018, Greene wrote conspiratorially in regards to the Iran Deal, one in all former President Barack Obama’s signature overseas coverage achievements. A commenter requested Greene, “Now can we get to hold them ?? That means H & O ???,” referring to Obama and Hillary Clinton.
Greene replied, “Stage is being set. Gamers are being put in place. We should be affected person. This should be achieved completely or liberal judges would allow them to off.”
After CNN reached out to Greene, her private Twitter account posted a statement
wherein she didn’t deny that she favored posts and replied to feedback however claimed that many individuals have run her Fb web page.
“Through the years, I’ve had groups of individuals handle my pages. Many posts have been favored. Many posts have been shared. Some didn’t symbolize my views. Particularly those that CNN is about to unfold throughout the web,” she wrote.
Greene didn’t specify whether or not she or a member of her staff had been behind the posts reviewed by CNN’s KFile.
CNN reached out to Pelosi’s workplace for remark a number of instances however didn’t obtain a response.
Although her tenure in Congress has solely lasted just a few weeks, Greene is already dealing with calls to go away the Home for her function in fanning the flames of the Capitol revolt earlier this month after she objected to the election certification course of and falsely insisted that Trump would stay president.
After Democratic Rep. Jimmy Gomez referred to as on Greene to be expelled from the Home for her function within the revolt, Greene condemned the violence on the Capitol and falsely accused “Antifa/BLM terrorism” and Democratic politicians of stoking the revolt.
“I totally condemn ALL violence. The Antifa/BLM terrorism funded on ActBlue rests with Democrat accomplices like @CoriBush @Ilhan @KamalaHarris @AOC @timkaine & many extra… Those that stoke revolt & unfold conspiracies have blood on their fingers. They should be expelled,” she tweeted
Final week Greene faced calls to resign
from the survivors of the Parkland capturing survivors after Media Matters
reported she agreed with feedback calling the 2018 capturing a “false flag” operation, which refers to acts which might be designed by perpetrators to be made to appear like they had been carried out by different people or teams.
CNN’s KFile discovered additional comments
from Greene the place she referred to as David Hogg, a survivor and activist, “#littleHitler” and unfold a conspiracy that he was a “purchased and paid little pawn” and actor.
Earlier than she ran for Congress in 2020, Greene created a White House petition
in January 2019 to question the Home speaker for “crimes of treason,” citing
Pelosi’s help of so-called sanctuary insurance policies that “are serving illegals and never United States residents” and since Pelosi didn’t help Trump’s border wall.
In a single speech, selling the petition, Greene prompt Pelosi may very well be executed for treason.
“She’s a traitor to our nation, she’s responsible of treason,” Greene says within the video, which she posted on Facebook at the time
. “She took an oath to guard Americans and uphold our legal guidelines. And he or she offers help and luxury to our enemies who illegally invade our land. That is what treason is. And by our legislation representatives and senators may be kicked out and now not serve in our authorities. And it is, uh, it is a crime punishable by loss of life is what treason is. Nancy Pelosi is responsible of treason.”
In one other Fb Dwell broadcast from inside Pelosi’s office
on February 22, 2019, Greene prompt the Home speaker will “endure loss of life or she’ll be in jail” for her “treason.” Notably, Greene by no means mentions a trial. In another broadcast
from later that day, she prompt California Rep. Maxine Waters was “simply as responsible of treason as Nancy Pelosi.”
Within the feedback of her Fb posts, usually selling the petition, Greene favored a remark that said
“by means of removing or loss of life, does not matter, so long as she goes,” referring to Pelosi, and another that
inspired Greene to “beat Pelosi’s ass.”
The petition for Pelosi’s impeachment and removing for treason amassed
over 420,000 signatures as of January 2021.
On social media, Greene portrays herself as an opponent to political violence and casts Democrats as the actual instigators of political violence, both actual or imaginary, who get away with threatening requires violence.
“Do any of you keep in mind a day when speaking about assassinating the President resulted in getting arrested? As in arrested in actual life, not FB [Facebook] jail. When was that? Pre-2016 I believe, proper??? However in case you are a conservative that is a unique story!” wrote Greene in 2019
Whereas Greene notes in Facebook posts
that she disavows and denounces violence, throughout the remark sections of Greene’s Fb web page, commenters steadily cheer for politicians to be executed by hanging or firing squad.
Elsewhere on her Fb web page, Greene favored feedback that advocated to “arrest” Obama and former Secretary of State John Kerry and one comment that said
, “HANG that bitch,” referring to both Obama or Kerry or presumably each of them. She additionally liked a comment
that urged for “civil battle 2.0” to start.
Greene, who has embraced and unfold the baseless conspiracy concept a couple of “deep state” working to usurp Trump’s agenda, prompt in Facebook posts
that FBI brokers disloyal to Trump had been traitors.
She liked a comment
that stated, “Trump already stated there have been some nice ones working with FBI however some have fallen and fairly frankly have to be hung for TREASON!” Another she liked said
, “These Traitors have to be put to loss of life for instance of what is going to now not be tolerated in our nation!!!”