After hours of debate, House Democrats pushed forward a vote to strip freshman Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from her two committee seats over controversial comments she had made on social media in the past, long prior to her election win in November.
The vote passed 230-199, with all Democrats supporting it, along with 11 Republicans.
The 11 Republicans who crossed the aisle and voted to boot Greene from her committee seats are as follows: (The first three on the list also voted to impeach President Trump.)
- Adam Kinzinger (Ill.)
- Fred Upton (Mich.)
- John Katko (N.Y.)
- Mario Diaz-Balart (Fla.)
- Carlos Gimenez (Fla.)
- Maria Elvira Salazar (Fla.)
- Chris Jacobs (N.Y.)
- Nicole Malliotakis (N.Y.)
- Chris Smith (N.J.)
- Young Kim (Calif.)
- Brian Fitzpatrick (Pa.)
Rep. Liz Cheney (Wy.), who had just escaped being ousted from her own leadership role the day before over her vote to impeach Trump, voted in support of Greene.
11 Republicans vote w all Dems to remove MTG from committees:
Diaz Balart (FL)
— Sam Brodey (@sambrodey) February 4, 2021
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