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what do a politician's comments crossed the line? we want to know where the line is. there is a debate happening in washington over marjorie taylor greene's support for and comment she made before she ran for congress in 2018 and 2019. cnn reported this week about postings she made. from their reporting they noticed this. in one post, greed like a comment that said a bullet to the head would be quicker to remove house speaker nancy pelosi. another post about executing fbi agent who were working against trump. in 20 green wrote about the iran deal and barack obama's foreign policy agreements saying do we
get to hang them referring to obama and hillary clinton. we must be patient, this must be done perfectly or liberal judges will let them off. yesterday, the speaker of the house was asked about these previous comments by the congresswoman. here's what she had to say. >> i want to ask you about marjorie taylor greene. how concerned are you about her past remarks, rhetoric, what would you like to see done? rep. pelosi: what i'm concerned about is the republican leadership in the house of representatives who is willing to overlook, ignore those statements. assigning her to the education committee when she has mocked the killing of little children. she has mocked the killing of teenagers in high school at
marjory stoneman douglas high school. what could they be thinking or thinking too generous a word for what they might be doing? it is absolutely appalling. the focus has to be on the republican leadership of this house of representatives. the disregard they have for the death of those children. not only are they not interested in gun safety and gun violence prevention bypassing legislation for background checks. that is overwhelmingly supported in a bipartisan way in the country. to have someone mock those events is just beyond any understanding of any regard the house republicans would have. for the heartbreak of the
families at sandy hook and marjory stoneman douglas high school. it is really beyond the pale. the senate has to ask them why they thought that this raised itself to the level of something that was appropriate to do in the congress of the united states. host: the speaker critical of the house for putting the georgia congresswoman on the education committee after her postings about that school shooting. cbs news is reporting that she will not resign amid calls for her expulsion from congress. california democrat jimmy gomez has issued a resolution to expel the georgia republican. the resolution has garnered more than 30 democratic cosponsors. it must receive two thirds
support of the house which would require nearly 70 republicans to join in. they go on to a spokesperson who told cvs that she has no plans to resign. they're coming after me because i'm a threat to their goal of socialism. they're coming after me because they know i represent the people, not the politicians. they are coming after me because like president trump, i will always defend conservative values. they absolutely hate that. she also put on twitter this announcer: washington journal is live every day. you can watch the rest of the rest of this segment online at c-span.org. we will take you live now to the annual march for life event, mostly held online this year. it's just getting underway. live on c-span. >>