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  • it means that we have members of Congress who want to bring guns on the floor and have threatened of violence on other members of Congress.

  • Chilling words from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday who in the wake of the deadly siege on the U.

  • S Capitol, said lawmakers would likely need more funding for security to protect them not just from outside threats but also potentially from their own colleagues in the House of Representatives, whom she described as quote the enemy within.

  • I do believe and I have said this all along that we will probably need a supplemental for more security for members when the enemy is within the House of Representatives.

  • What exactly did you mean?

  • He said.

  • The enemy is within What exactly did it means?

  • That we have members of Congress who want to bring guns on the floor and have threatened violence on other members of Congress?

  • Pelosi did not name names, but earlier in her press conference was asked about newly elected Republican representative Marjorie Taylor Green from Georgia, who has come under scrutiny this week for online comments she posted before taking office supporting violence against Democrats, including Pelosi, Green is the first member of Congress to have openly expressed support for the Cuban in conspiracy theory and in a video from 2019 that resurfaced and went viral this week, is seen harassing a student who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida the year before.

  • Green now sits on the House Education and Labor Committee.

  • What would you like to see done about?

  • What I'm concerned about is the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives who was willing to overlook ignore all those statements assigning her toothy education committee when she has marked the killing of little Children at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

  • When she has mocked the killing of teenagers in high school at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School?

  • What could they be thinking or thinking too generous a word for what they might be doing?

  • Green, in a Twitter post, said some of her social media post did not represent her views.

  • A gun rights activists, an ardent supporter of former President Donald Trump's green, is among those who have bristled at increased security measures, such as the installation of a metal detector at the House entrance last week Republican lawmaker Andy Harris was found carrying a concealed gun while trying to enter the House floor.

  • The Department of Homeland Security this week issued a bulletin warning of heightened threats, saying that some quote domestic, violent extremists may feel emboldened by the capital rampage.

it means that we have members of Congress who want to bring guns on the floor and have threatened of violence on other members of Congress.

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‘Enemy within’ Congress threatening members, Pelosi says

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/29
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