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House hearing on Garland devolves into chaos involving AOC, MTG & Crockett: ‘Are your feelings hurt? Aww’

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) traded barbs with Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jasmine Crockett throughout a practice wreck of a House Oversight Committee hearing Thursday evening through which the lawmakers took turns body-shaming one another.

The hearing on whether or not to maneuver ahead with a contempt decision towards Attorney General Merrick Garland spiraled uncontrolled after Greene introduced up the daughter of the Manhattan choose presiding over former President Donald Trump’s hush cash trial after which commented on the bodily appearances of Crockett (D-Texas).

“I’d like to know if any of the Democrats on this committee are employing Judge [Juan] Merchan’s daughter,” Greene requested. 

Crockett demanded that Greene clarify “what that has to do with Merrick Garland,” and requested the Republican firebrand, “Do you know what we’re here for?”

A House Oversight Committee hearing on whether to move forward with a contempt resolution against Attorney General Merrick Garland spiraled out of control after lawmakers traded barbs with eachother.
A House Oversight Committee hearing on whether or not to maneuver ahead with a contempt decision towards Attorney General Merrick Garland spiraled uncontrolled after lawmakers traded barbs with one another. Acyn/X

“I think you know what you’re here for,” Greene shot again. “I think your fake eyelashes are messing up what you’re reading.” 

Chaos erupted within the chamber over the comment. 

“That’s beneath even you Ms. Greene!” Democratic rating member Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) interjected, because the chairman of the panel, Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), repeatedly slammed his gavel and known as for order. 

“That is absolutely unacceptable!” Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) shouted at Greene, as she demanded that her feedback be stricken from the file.

Chaos began when Marjorie Taylor Greene brought up the daughter of the Manhattan judge presiding over former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial and then commented on the physical appearances of Crockett.
Chaos started when Marjorie Taylor Greene introduced up the daughter of the Manhattan choose presiding over former President Donald Trump’s hush cash trial after which commented on the bodily look of Crockett. Acyn/X

“How dare you attack the physical appearance of another person!” the “Squad” lawmaker added. 

Greene then mocked Ocasio-Cortez’s anger. 

“Are your feelings hurt? Aww,” she mentioned. 

“Oh! Girl, baby, girl!” Ocasio-Cortez seethed. “Don’t even play!”

“Oh, Really? Baby girl? I don’t think so,” Greene mentioned. 

The Georgia Republican later agreed to strike her phrases however refused to apologize to Crockett. 

Jasmine Crockett demanded that Greene explain “what that has to do with Merrick Garland,” and asked the Republican firebrand, “Do you know what we’re here for?”
Jasmine Crockett demanded that Greene clarify “what that has to do with Merrick Garland,” and requested the Republican firebrand, “Do you know what we’re here for?” Acyn/X

“I am not apologizing,” Greene mentioned earlier than difficult Ocasio-Cortez to a debate. 

“Why don’t you debate me!” she demanded. 

“I think it’s pretty self-evident!” Ocasio-Cortez fired again.

“Yeah, you don’t have enough intelligence,” Greene mentioned in one other barb, leading to groans from the chamber and renewed requests to strike her phrases.

When issues gave the impression to be settling down, Crockett took the mic and fired again at Greene, in a query to Comer about what constitutes a private assault. 

“I’m just curious. To better understand your ruling, if someone on this committee then starts talking about somebody’s bleached blonde, bad-built, butch body, that would not be engaging in personalities, correct?” Crockett requested.

“A what now?” a confused Comer responded.

“I have no idea what you just said,” the exasperated trying chairman then mentioned. 

Crockett’s shot at Greene appeared to amuse Raskin, whose eyes widened as he appeared across the room and tried to cover his smile. 

Earlier in the day the committee advanced a resolution holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress.
Earlier within the day the committee superior a decision holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress. REUTERS
Democratic ranking member Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) interjected, as the chairman of the panel, Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), repeatedly slammed his gavel and called for order. 
Democratic rating member Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) interjected, because the chairman of the panel, Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), repeatedly slammed his gavel and known as for order.  Acyn/X

“Calm down,” Rep. Anna Paulina Luna (R-Fla.) informed Crockett, because the Texas Democrat shouted over different screaming lawmakers, demanding clarification on her level of order. 

“No! Don’t tell me to calm down because y’all talk noise and then you can’t take it!” Crockett shouted. 

“Because if I come and talk s–t about her, y’all gonna have a problem!” she continued. 

Shortly after the contentious back-and-forth, the panel voted alongside celebration strains to ship the contempt of Congress decision towards Garland to the total House of Representatives, over his failure to adjust to a subpoena for audio recording of President Biden’s interview with particular counsel Robert Hur in the course of the federal investigation into his dealing with of labeled paperwork.

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