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Marjorie Taylor Greene Tells Reporter She Is In Talks With Trump To Be Running Mate

Far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) instructed a New York Times reporter a number of occasions that she’s in “continuous” discussions with Donald Trump about being his operating mate if he decides to run for the presidency, the journalist reported Sunday.

Trump hasn’t but introduced he’s operating, and has stated nothing publicly a few potential operating mate. But Greene has turn into an more and more dominant presence at Trump’s numerous rallies throughout the nation and occasions, together with the Saudi golf match in August at his course in Bedminster, New Jersey.

“What Greene possesses that Trump so craves is loyalty,” New York Times Magazine author Robert Draper instructed Ali Velshi on MSNBC.

“She has always been there for Trump. She has always had his back. After [Trump’s] experience with his last running mate, Mike Pence, it’s clear that he’s going to prize loyalty above all else, so I wouldn’t count it out,” Draper added.

Draper stated the 2 have been speaking “for months” and that Trump first raised the problem in February.

But the journalist additionally famous that “it’s very likely that Trump has had this conversation with half a dozen other people, too.” Still, he added, “I wouldn’t count [this] out.”

A report final week in Rolling Stone stated that Trump can be contemplating Greene as a senior official in his Justice Department — or another key administrative function — ought to he win the presidency, in accordance with sources.

In a really aggressive area, Greene is probably essentially the most extremist right-winger within the U.S. legislature.

The QAnon conspiracist and Jan. 6 insurrectionist supporter (who additionally claimed Capitol rioters have been all Antifa) has attacked reproductive rights for girls and civil rights for the LGBTQ neighborhood and Democrats.

She bashed President Joe Biden’s program to forgive pupil debt for working- and middle-class Americans, but helped herself to a whopping $180,000 pandemic subsidy, courtesy of U.S. taxpayers.

Greene desires America run by an uber-right “Christian nationalist” GOP, is broadly thought to be virulently racist and antisemitic and was a featured speaker at a white nationalist convention earlier this year. She claimed a wealthy Jewish family used space lasers to ignite a California forest hearth in 2018.

She has “grotesquely” in contrast COVID masks mandates to the horrors of the Nazi Holocaust, and claims that driving environment-saving electrical automobiles is “emasculating.”

Greene was stripped last year of her two House committee assignments for supporting QAnon, racist and antisemitic conspiracy theories, and for her support for “executing” Democratic leaders. She was additionally referred to as out for insisting (as far-right podcaster Alex Jones has) that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut have been “staged.”

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