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H.Res. 260 (117th): In the Matter of Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene.


The text of the resolution below is as of Mar 19, 2021 (Introduced). The resolution was not adopted.

Summary of this resolution

It would be the first successful House expulsion attempt in almost two decades.

Context

Freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA14) has proven one of the most obstreperous members of Congress within just a few months.

Both before and after her 2020 election, her incendiary actions included liking a social media post calling for Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s assassinationcalling an Italian-American Democratic House colleague “Mussolini,” and seeking to launch a caucus within the House for members representing “uniquely Anglo-Saxon political traditions.”

The House can expel any of its own members with a two-thirds vote of the chamber. (The Senate does not have a say.) The punishment is extremely rare, …


IV

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 260

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 19, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Auchincloss, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Bowman, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. Cárdenas, Mr. Carson, Mr. Cartwright, Ms. Castor of Florida, Mr. Castro of Texas, Ms. Chu, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Correa, Mr. Crow, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Deutch, Ms. Escobar, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Espaillat, Mr. Evans, Mr. Foster, Mr. Gallego, Mr. García of Illinois, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Hastings, Mrs. Hayes, Ms. Norton, Mr. Huffman, Ms. Jayapal, Mr. Jones, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. Khanna, Ms. Kuster, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. McEachin, Mr. McNerney, Ms. Meng, Mr. Moulton, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Newman, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Ms. Omar, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Payne, Mr. Peters, Ms. Pressley, Miss Rice of New York, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Sires, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Soto, Ms. Strickland, Mr. Swalwell, Ms. Titus, Ms. Tlaib, Mr. Torres of New York, Mrs. Trahan, Mr. Trone, Mr. Vargas, Ms. Velázquez, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Ms. Waters, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. Wild, Ms. Williams of Georgia, and Ms. Wilson of Florida) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Ethics

RESOLUTION

In the Matter of Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene.

That pursuant to article I, section 5, clause 2 of the United States Constitution, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, be, and she hereby is, expelled from the House of Representatives.