For the final six months Marjorie Taylor Greene has tried to rebrand as probably the most wise of Congress’ chaotic MAGA gang. She helped Kevin McCarthy (barely) clinch the Speaker of the Home job. She’s turned on her old bestie Lauren Boebert. However outdated habits die laborious. She’s additionally attempting to get Joe Biden flimsily impeached. And after the tried coup in Russia was known as off, she had a wacko conspiracy principle on the prepared.
After our authorities has been funding a proxy battle with Russia in Ukraine for over a 12 months, I certain hope our authorities isn’t behind a coup try at present taking place in Russia.
Regime change in a nuclear armed nation might result in horrible penalties the American folks don’t…
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) June 24, 2023
“After our authorities has been funding a proxy battle with Russia in Ukraine for over a 12 months, I certain hope our authorities isn’t behind a coup try at present taking place in Russia,” Greene tweeted on Saturday. “Regime change in a nuclear armed nation might result in horrible penalties the American folks don’t need.”
Greene’s sentiment echoes claims made by Fox Information host Rachel Campos-Duffy, who floated a similar idea, citing (weirdly!) the false intel embraced and disseminated by the Bush II administration to justify the invasion of Iraq 20 years in the past.
On Friday, Yevgeny Prigozhin, chief of the brutal Russian mercenary group Wagner (and likewise a chef), called for an armed rebellion over the year-and-a-half-long invasion of Ukraine. He and his males (which he claims quantities to 25,000 troopers) claimed to take over the town of Rostov-on-Don, with the plans to move for Moscow. Once they had been mere hours from the capital, Prigozhin known as off the coup, claiming he didn’t need there to be any additional Russian bloodshed.
Information of a close to coup from righteously aggrieved Russian forces led many to drag Vladimir Putin’s American supporters, together with Donald Trump, Tucker Carlson, and, sure, Marjorie Taylor Greene.
(Through Raw Story)