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Where Things Stand: As Commission Vote Fails, Gaetz Flirts With Idea Of Political Violence

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UNITED STATES - JULY 1: Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.,attends the House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in Longworth Building on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) attends the House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on July 1, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
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May 28, 2021 1:41 p.m.

Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL) continued their tour of terribleness last night.

As arguably the most Trumpy and scandal-plagued lawmakers in the House, the two have been holding a series of weird MAGA rallies around the country in recent weeks for unclear reasons — perhaps to prove their fealty to the master, to burnish their brand, or just because the two have nothing better to do. One has no committee assignments because she threatened violence against her now-colleagues on social media in the past. The other is under federal investigation for the possible sex trafficking of a minor. As Trump maintains — only the best people.

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