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Marjorie Taylor Greene blames Lindsey Graham and Mitch McConnell for losing Georgia playoffs and says it’s ‘hugely insulting’ she wasn’t used more by the Walker campaign


Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) speaks during a press conference after touring the Holocaust Museum outside the U.S. Capitol on June 14, 2021.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

  • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene blamed GOP senators for Herschel Walker’s election defeat.

  • The Georgia congresswoman specifically called out the senses. Lindsey Graham and Mitch McConnell.

  • She also complained that she hadn’t been invited to more of Walker’s campaign events.

GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia blamed top Republican leaders for the party’s loss in the state’s U.S. Senate runoff and said she should have been invited to more campaign events Herschel Walker.

“This is for Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham and the rest of the Republican senators; you are the reasons we are losing Republican races across the country,” Greene said. said during an appearance on Steve Bannon’s War Room Wednesday, by Yahoo News.

Incumbent Senator Ralphael Warnock defeated Walker in the runoff election earlier this week. As Insider reported, the turnout of younger voters gave Warnock an edge over the controversial former NFL player.

Walker, backed by former President Donald Trump, was also backed by the senses. Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham. His defeat comes after disappointing midterm election results for the GOP. Although the party won a slim majority in the House, Warnock’s victory gives Democrats a 51-49 majority in the Senate.

Greene was easily re-elected to represent Georgia’s 14th congressional district against Democrat Marcus Flowers, with a 66-34 victory.

During the interview, Greene complained to Bannon that she had only been asked to speak a few times at Walker campaign events.

“The Herschel Walker campaign never asked me to come speak at any of their campaign events. They only asked me to come maybe two or three to my own district,” Greene said, adding , “which I find extremely insulting.”

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