Georgia Republican candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene made sharp words for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her winning speech after the third primary.
Greene, who defeated John Cowan to win the GOP nomination for Georgia’s 14th Congressional Area, wasted no time chasing the Democratic leader.
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“She’s a hypocrite. She’s anti-American. And we’re going to get her out of Congress,” Greene said.
Greene’s anger wasn’t just directed at Democrats, as she threw victory in the face of her own party after some Republican leaders came out against her.
“The GOP organization, the media and the radical left, has spent months and millions of dollars attacking me,”; she wrote on Twitter. “The people of Georgia stood up tonight and said that we won’t be intimidated or believe those lies.”
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Greene has been under more scrutiny and attacks after previous social media videos showed her support for QAnon’s conspiracy theories and upholding views that have been condemned as racist, Muslim and anti-Semitic.
Several prominent Republican members expressed dissatisfaction over Greene’s comments, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, in California, Rep. Jody Hice, in Georgia, who pulled back. His support for Greene and the Minority Whip Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, who has supported Cowan.
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Scalise said in a statement to Politico: “Mrs. Greene’s comments are disgusting and do not reflect the egalitarian and polite values that make our country great.” “I will support Dr. Cowan.”
Greene will face Democrat Kevin Van Ausdal in the general election in November.
Fox News’s Marisa Schultz contributed to this report.