Open letter: Nevada Dems ask Rep. Amodei to clarify his help of Marjorie Taylor Greene

Pricey Rep. Mark Amodei:

When the Republicans took management of the Home this previous January, your GOP colleagues determined that one in all their first orders of enterprise was to take away Consultant Ilhan Omar, MN CD5, from her committee assignments.

The elimination from her committee assignments, probably as a result of she is a Muslim lady who’s the primary naturalized citizen of African beginning to serve in Congress, as said, was due to previous feedback she made taken to be anti-Semitic.

Her elimination was regardless of Home Minority Chief Hakeem Jeffries stating Omar has definitely made errors, however has apologized and has indicated shell be taught from her errors and is working to construct bridges with the Jewish neighborhood.

Nevertheless, one other member of the U. S. Home of Representatives, and your fellow Republican, Marjorie Taylor Greene, has finished far worse and has made controversial remarks way more steadily, with out apologies, with one exception. Although she was solely faraway from her committee assignments for these egregiously severe and repeated remarks, together with these following the tried coup on January 6, 2021, and extra not too long ago the arraignment of Donald J. Trump, Republicans determined she deserved to be reinstated.

Democrats had eliminated Consultant Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia for her personal anti-Semitic remarks, claiming Jewish lasers in house have been the reason for the horrific forest fires within the Western United States, quite than accepting the overwhelming and compelling scientific proof resulting in the conclusion and consensus local weather change is the reason for the devastation of our forests, worldwide and thus insulting our Jewish neighborhood. Moreover, Rep. Greene has absolutely embraced Q-Anon conspiracies, together with Pizzagate, baselessly accused the Clintons of homicide, advocates for political violence, cavorts with self proclaimed Nazis like Nick Fuentes, proposes we turn into Purple states and Blue states and if a Democrat desires to maneuver to a Purple state, they’llt vote, (in essence a proposal that sounds prefer it was put forth in 1861, not 2023) and is tantamount to secession.

We have now a white supremacist, Nazi sympathizer, secession-advocating, and imply spirited, member of our hallowed halls of the U.S. Congress. Greene is a humiliation to our Nation, but continues to hold on spewing her divisive message.

Greene additionally claims our personal federal authorities is concerned and in some way accountable for mass shootings in our nation, has in contrast Covid-19 lock downs to the Jewish Holocaust (for which she did ultimately apologize), promoted Russian propaganda, praised Vladimir Putin, participated with a bunch of GOP legislators to unsuccessfully problem the 2021 Electoral Faculty vote regardless of dozens of misplaced authorized challenges, has stalked and harassed a highschool mass capturing sufferer from Florida whereas within the halls of Congress.

Moreover, Greene has said publicly she had been answerable for the January sixth, 2021 tried coup claiming we might have received as a result of we might have introduced weapons!, has not too long ago been reprimanded in a committee listening to wherein she insulted a Cupboard member calling him a liar, ensuing within the chair of the committee to censure her for the rest of the listening to, and the lengthy checklist continues.

We have now a white supremacist, Nazi sympathizer, secession-advocating, and imply spirited, member of our hallowed halls of the U.S. Congress. Greene is a humiliation to our Nation, but continues to hold on spewing her divisive message.

These two representatives, Omar and Greene, are obvious hypocritical positions of your Occasion. To limit a Member of Congress from committee service for making a regrettable comment, then apologizing for it and saying shed be taught from her mistake, then to permit one other member whom it has been iterated herein, over a dozen ethics infractions, one alone can be sufficient to think about elimination not solely from committee work however from the Congress altogether, appears blatantly hypocritical.

Contemplating the obvious hypocrisy of your political Occasion, Mr. Amodei, we demand that you simply clarify the way you reconcile the actions of your Occasions obvious hypocrisy.

Consultant Omar made a mistakenly anti-Semitic comment, and Rep. Greene says the Jews are burning our forests. This begs the query; how do you clarify this hypocrisy? We’re your constituents too, as you have been elected to signify everybody in Nevadas Congressional District 2. So we, your constituents all residing in your District, demand a proof so we are able to higher perceive your motivation, notably on the eve of your re-election bid.


  • Tony Stephenson, Lyon County Democratic Chair
  • Bruce Morrison, Storey County Democratic Chair
  • Ellwood Howard, White Pine County Democratic Chair
  • Lewis Hardy, Carson Metropolis Democratic Chair
  • Scott Tudehope Churchill County Democratic Chair
  • Steve Anderson Elko County Democratic Chair
  • Aaron Sims Rural Nevada Democratic Caucus
  • Keith J. Milligan Press Liasion and call for the signatories above (208) 818  1803.

Originally posted 2023-08-19 00:39:25.