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Greene warns expelling Gaetz ‘will not be tolerated’ by GOP voters

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) warned Republican voters that efforts to expel Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) from the House of Representatives “will not be tolerated.”

“And the Republican-led effort to oust Matt Gaetz will absolutely not be tolerated by Republicans across the country. I can guarantee you that. 11 R’s voted against me and 10 R’s voted for Trump. Remember when we voted to impeach the president? Both [motion to vacate] And the expulsion plan is wrong,” Green wrote. Long thread about Xthe platform formerly known as Twitter.

Gaetz said Sunday that he plans to file a motion to resign this week after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) worked with Democrats to pass a continuing resolution to keep the government open. It was revealed that. This comes after weeks of threats from Florida Republicans, who also reportedly now face calls for his ouster.

“This week I intend to file a motion to vacate Chairman McCarthy,” Gates told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday.

“I think we need to rip the band-aid off. I think we need to move forward under new leadership that we can trust,” he added.

McCarthy on Sunday dismissed Gaetz’s threats, saying he would “survive” and that this was “a personal matter with Matt.”

Fox News reported Some House Republicans are reportedly seeking to expel Gaetz if the Ethics Committee reports any wrongdoing by him. A two-thirds majority is required to expel a lawmaker from the House, but Republicans hold only a slim majority.

CNN also reported “We want him out,” one Republican lawmaker told the outlet, adding that Gates could be expelled depending on the ethics committee’s findings.

Greene said she agreed with Gaetz’s opinion that “things have to change,” but opposed the motion to resign, saying it would “advantage Democrats.”

“I do not agree that a motion to vacate will effectively create the changes needed to resolve the deliberate systemic failures that have produced the annual never-ending CR and Christmas omnibus spending spree,” she said. Stated. I wrote it to X.

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