2020 videos show Marjorie Taylor Greene supporting QAnon – two years AFTER 'stopping believing'

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2020 videos show Marjorie Taylor Greene supporting QAnon – two years AFTER 'stopping believing'

Newly resurfaced videos and social media posts have shown Marjorie Taylor Greene openly supporting QAnon and praising its 'patriotic sentiment' in

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Newly resurfaced videos and social media posts have shown Marjorie Taylor Greene openly supporting QAnon and praising its ‘patriotic sentiment’ in 2020 – two years after she claims she ‘walked away’ from the conspiracy theory.  

A Facebook Live video posted by Greene on October 2 last year shows the freshman congresswoman slamming a House resolution that condemned QAnon, with Greene calling the move ‘a concern.’

In separate footage of an interview on ABC News 9 in July that year, Greene refuses to denounce the conspiracy theory and says she has ‘only ever seen patriotic sentiment coming out of’ it.

The Republican lawmaker was stripped of her assignments on the Education and Labor Committee and Budget Committee in a House vote Thursday as it emerged she had pushed unfounded conspiracy theories and showed support for executing top Democrats before being elected to Congress. 

Greene tried to distance herself from many of her past comments including her association with QAnon in a speech on the House floor ahead of the vote. 

In it, she claimed she ‘stumbled across’ the debunked extreme right wing conspiracy theory at the end of 2017 when ‘things in the news… didn’t make sense to me’ and became ‘very interested’ in it.   

Greene claimed her belief was short-lived and that she stopped believing in QAnon the following year when she learned it was ‘lies’.

‘Later in 2018, when I started finding misinformation, lies, things that were not true in these QAnon posts, I stopped believing it,’ she told her fellow lawmakers, adding that she then ‘walked away from those things.’  

But resurfaced footage shows Greene supporting QAnon as recently as October last year.  

Newly resurfaced videos and social media posts have shown Marjorie Taylor Greene openly supporting QAnon and praising its 'patriotic sentiment' in 2020 - two years after she claims she 'walked away' from the conspiracy theory

Newly resurfaced videos and social media posts have shown Marjorie Taylor Greene openly supporting QAnon and praising its ‘patriotic sentiment’ in 2020 – two years after she claims she ‘walked away’ from the conspiracy theory

In the Facebook Live video still available on Greene’s account she blasts a House resolution condemning QAnon and its conspiracy theories saying it is a ‘great concern’. 

‘I want to tell you about a resolution that was passed by the House of Representatives today and it gives me great concern,’ she tells the camera. 

‘And this resolution 1154 is condemning QAnon and rejecting the conspiracy theories it promotes,’ she says, adding ‘that is what this resolution is about.’

Greene later uses air quotes around the term ‘conspiracy theories’ when talking about the extremist beliefs – something typically used to show sarcasm. 

‘Here’s why I have great concern,’ she says, before launching into a rant that the House had not passed resolutions condemning Antifa or Black Lives Matter. 

‘The House of Representatives led by Nancy Pelosi is yet to pass a resolution condemning communist Antifa and Marxist BLM who have literally burned our cities,’ she says.

Greene once again says she thinks it is a ‘serious concern’ that the move had been made in relation to QAnon. 

‘Our Congress which is funded by American taxpayers hard-earned dollars passed a resolution today condemning QAnon and the ‘conspiracy theories’ it promotes but they do not pass a resolution condemning domestic terrorist groups specifically Antifa and BLM,’ she says.

A Facebook Live video posted by Greene on October 2 last year shows the freshman congresswoman slamming a House resolution that condemned QAnon, with Greene calling the move 'a concern'

A Facebook Live video posted by Greene on October 2 last year shows the freshman congresswoman slamming a House resolution that condemned QAnon, with Greene calling the move ‘a concern’

‘Now I think that should give every single American serious concern.’ 

In a second resurfaced video of a July interview with NewsChannel 9’s Josh Roe, Greene described QAnon as ‘patriotic sentiment’ and a ‘source’ of information but refused to say whether or not she believed in it.  

When asked if she was a follower of QAnon, Greene did not denounce the conspiracy theory and just avoided the question.

‘I’m just like millions of people here in our country and millions of people aroid the world who are very much concerned about a deep state and our government,’ she said.

‘And it’s something you hear talked about every day.’ 

In separate footage of an interview on ABC News 9 in July that year, Greene refuses to denounce the conspiracy theory and says she has 'only ever seen patriotic sentiment coming out of' it

In separate footage of an interview on ABC News 9 in July that year, Greene refuses to denounce the conspiracy theory and says she has ‘only ever seen patriotic sentiment coming out of’ it

Greene said she ‘started watching things’ as she didn’t like the media being ‘so slanted.’

‘I’m one of those ordinary people who started watching things and started seeing on the news non stop Russian collusion, Russian collusion but yet there were other stories that were also easy to find that were showing it wasn’t true so I’m just someone who doesn’t like news or media being so slanted,’ she said.

Greene described turning to ‘other sources’. 

‘There are just a lot of people like me who got really tired of [the media] so it’s easy to look at other sources,’ she said. 

Roe responded that he ‘didn’t really get a yes or no answer’ and asked Greene if she believed ‘Q is a patriot’ – something she previously said in a YouTube video.  

‘I’ve only ever seen patriotic sentiment coming out of that source and other sources,’ Greene replied, before hitting out at ‘big tech’ over ‘censorship.’

She said saying it had ‘censored tremendously’ the ‘source’ QAnon. 

‘There’s a lot of censorship from big tech on social media and this is the type of censorship that Americans are so tied of and that is a particular source that gets censored tremendously,’ she said.

She went on to say that Twitter was removing accounts connected to QAnon despite there ‘not being any dangerous rhetoric coming out of people like that.’  

QAnon symbols and prominent supporters of it were among the violent Trump-supporting mob that stormed the US Capitol on January 6 in a riot that left five – including a Capitol cop – dead. 

The far-right QAnon conspiracy theory claims Satan-worshipping pedophiles are plotting against him and are running a global child sex trafficking ring. 

Greene tried to distance herself from many of her past comments including her association with QAnon in a speech on the House floor (above) ahead of the vote claiming she 'walked away' from the conspiracy theory in 2018

Greene tried to distance herself from many of her past comments including her association with QAnon in a speech on the House floor (above) ahead of the vote claiming she ‘walked away’ from the conspiracy theory in 2018 



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