- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Georgia Republican, reacted to the Senate moving forward Tuesday with the second impeachment trial of former President Trump with a post on social media.

Ms. Greene, already facing scrutiny for earlier posts, shared an image on Twitter of a toilet bowl that had been edited so that it appeared as if a legislative body was convening inside it.

The image had been posted on Twitter several minutes earlier by another user, Cari Kelemen, who shared it among a series of tweets criticizing the impeachment proceedings starting against Mr. Trump.

“We need Turd Limits,” the Twitter user said in the tweet containing the image of the toilet.

Ms. Greene shared that post of the toilet bowl, adding: “Agree! #ImpeachmentTrial.”

The freshman lawmaker’s posting about the impeachment proceedings quickly led to criticisms that culminated in Ms. Green defending herself in a subsequent tweet.

“When the Democrats want to start acting appropriately and professionally themselves, and apologize for their hypocrisy and support of riots, instead of continuing their Trump Derangement Syndrome temper tantrums, then I’ll stop sharing memes on their level,” Ms. Greene tweeted later.

The legislative body depicted in the tweet is not the Senate. The image, which has circulated online since at least 2019, shows the lower house of Spain’s legislative branch in a toilet bowl.

The tweets came as hours of debate in the Senate ended with its members voting 56-44 to proceed with Mr. Trump‘s impeachment trial despite arguments made by Republicans about its constitutionality.

Ms. Greene, a vocal supporter of Mr. Trump, was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in November and has accordingly represented Georgia’s 14th Congressional District since early last month.

However, Ms. Greene has faced an uphill battle ever since over a growing pile of digital evidence from before she was elected, such as Facebook posts where she voiced support for killing Democrats.

The House subsequently voted Thursday to remove Ms. Greene from her two committee assignments. In that vote, 11 Republicans sided with Democrats and voted to punt her from the panels.

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