Marjorie Taylor Greene: Fast Facts | Road to the Election

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Since 2021, Marjorie Taylor Greene, also known by her initials MTG, has served as the U.S. representative for Georgia’s 14th congressional district. She belongs to the Republican Party and assumed office following the retirement of the previous Republican incumbent, Tom Graves. Greene won her initial election in 2020 and secured re-election in 2022. The outspoken conservative is known for her far-right political stances and involvement in business.


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Here are some more facts about Marjorie Taylor Greene (MTG) that may surprise you:

1. She Was The First In Her Family To Graduate From College

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s early experiences and entrepreneurial journey have shaped the woman she is today. Born in 1974 and raised in a predominantly white community in Georgia, she emerged from humble beginnings to become a prominent figure in American politics. 

Growing up, Greene displayed dedication and determination, distinguishing herself as an active member of various school organizations, embodying the values of faith, athleticism, and responsibility. 

After being the first in her family to graduate from college– she graduated from the University of Georgia and received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration— she ventured into the construction industry, an arena traditionally dominated by men. 

Greene’s involvement in her family’s construction business showcased her tenacity and ambition, breaking barriers and demonstrating her capabilities as a businesswoman.

Her professional experiences, including managing her father’s construction company, provided her with insights into the world of entrepreneurship.

2. She Used To Own A CrossFit

Marjorie Taylor Greene achieved notable success in starting, expanding, and ultimately selling a thriving CrossFit gym located in Georgia, which subsequently gained recognition as one of the premier CrossFit facilities nationwide.

 She initially turned to CrossFit, owning her gym in Georgia named CrossFit Passion, which achieved a ranking of 47th in the United States). 

Despite her dedication to CrossFit, she later transitioned to politics due to her dissatisfaction with the Obama-era Republican-controlled Congress, which she perceived as a series of failures. 

Greene’s past involvement with CrossFit became a subject of discussion, with Representative Ken Buck questioning her understanding of the U.S. Constitution, tying her past with CrossFit to her alleged lack of constitutional knowledge. 

Nevertheless, her experiences in business, including owning a successful CrossFit gym, have shaped her perspectives and approach to public service.

3. She Wore a Face Mask That Said “Trump Won” On Her First Day In Congress

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene stirred controversy by wearing a mask proclaiming “Trump won” as she entered the House floor after being sworn in. 

An ardent Trump supporter, Greene has challenged the legitimacy of Joe Biden’s victory and was vocal against COVID-19 mask mandates. 

In response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s reminder to wear masks and follow safety guidelines, Greene accused Pelosi of altering rules for partisan gain. Additionally, Greene confronted House staff over mask-wearing protocols, contributing to the then-ongoing debate surrounding COVID-19 safety measures in the Capitol.

4. She Displayed Pornographic Images Of Hunter Biden In A Congressional Hearing

During a House Oversight Committee hearing, Marjorie Taylor Greene displayed explicit images of Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, in compromising situations with women. 

Greene questioned an IRS whistleblower, Joseph Ziegler, regarding whether Hunter Biden had violated the federal Mann Act of 1910, which prohibits transporting women across state lines for immoral purposes. Greene presented images and receipts from Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop, alleging violations of the Mann Act and claiming he used his law firm to pay prostitutes. The hearing focused on allegations of favoritism in the federal probe of Hunter Biden.

MTG asserted that Hunter Biden deliberately shared explicit photos of himself, uploading them to various adult websites. 

According to the New York Post, “Proceedings got X-rated, as Greene whipped out images including a (mercifully) censored picture of a woman caressing the first son’s, well, first son.”

“‘So when Hunter Biden paid for this woman to do this with him to travel across state lines from California to Washington, DC, on June 15 — this is a violation of the Mann Act. This was prostitution,'” she said.”

 Hunter Biden’s attorney filed an ethics complaint against Greene, condemning her actions as a political stunt. 

Greene, aiming to demonstrate that Hunter Biden violated federal sex-trafficking laws, used the incident to support her argument. She claimed that Hunter Biden committed tax fraud and violated sex-trafficking statutes, citing the Mann Act.

5. She Bought Kevin McCarthy’s Lip Balm For $100,000

During a morning Republican conference meeting, House Republicans, including Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, participated in an unusual auction to raise money for the National Republican Congressional Committee.

The item up for bid was a tube of “used” chapstick belonging to McCarthy.

Greene placed the winning bid of $100,000.

 However, sources later revealed that the item was a campaign trinket, although the bid was real. 

 McCarthy sweetened the deal by offering a fundraising dinner to the winner.

Rachel Emmanuel

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