Rubio Roasted For Blaming Press On Greene’s Rise (As If He Didn’t Boost Trump’s Falsehoods)

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 27: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) questions nominee for United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 27... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 27: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) questions nominee for United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. Thomas-Greenfield previously served as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during the Obama administration. (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 3, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Speak for yourself, Marco Rubio!

The Florida senator once again found himself in Twitter-roasting territory on Wednesday with his misguided tweet blaming the media for the rise of QAnon-sympathizer Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) within the GOP — conveniently ignoring his own history of enabling former President Trump to run wild with false claims of election fraud that eventually led to the deadly insurrection at the Capitol last month.

On Wednesday morning, Rubio griped about the amount of news coverage that Greene has gotten over her conspiracy-ridden remarks that recently resurfaced.

Demonstrating the GOP’s laughable calls for unity after spending months pushing Trump’s election fraud falsehoods in the lead-up to the Capitol riot, Rubio tried to save face by calling on the media to not amplify conspiracy theorists.

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Rubio posted his tweet a day after the conspiracy theorist GOP lawmaker met with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), who finally caved to growing pressure for GOP leadership to take action for Greene’s troubling actions that have spurred calls for her to be expelled from Congress and revoked from her committee assignments.

Despite Rubio disabling replies to his tone-deaf take on Twitter, users wasted no time in dunking Rubio yet again for his misguided take on the Greene controversy:

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