Marjorie Taylor Greene warns against Donald Trump’s protest demands



Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) warned MAGA diehards who plan it protest against Donald Trump’s possible impeachment after the former president repeatedly called on his supporters to take to the streets.

In a rare move, the MAGA-loving congresswomen split from Trump’s call for nationwide protests, worried that such events could be hijacked and turn violent.

“There are a lot of concerns about protests because of people like Ray Epps and scaffold commander,” Greene told The Daily Beast on Sunday afternoon, expressing concern about a repeat of a Jan. 6 — which the Georgia congresswoman remains adamant was infiltrated by federal agents. “There are many reasons to believe that there were federal authorities or assets that instigated the riot at the Capitol on January 6.”

At the same time, Greene told The Daily Beast that she firmly believes Trump supporters have the right to peacefully protest, while making clear her objection to the Trump protest lie with “federal agents.” [who] infiltrate political movements and attempt to incite political violence.”

Earlier after several Trump Truth Social posts on Saturday, Greene urged his supporters to avoid protesting.

“We don’t need to protest the Communist Democrats’ plan to arrest President Trump and the political weaponization of our government and election interference,” Greene tweetedafter Trump demanded “protests” occurs in his name.

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Since then, Greene has echoed a growing sentiment that has begun to gain traction on the political right, which revolves around the theory that protests against Trump impeachment may be infiltrated with nefarious actors.

“This could be a massive, nationwide setup to put more patriots in jail,” said one user on the pro-Trump, “The Donald” forum on Saturday. Similarly, right-wing pundit Jesse Kelly wrote on Twitter: “The last time Trump’s biggest fans protested on his behalf, he let them all rot in jail without so much as a dime from him in legal fees.”

Additionally, the congresswomen on Sunday doubled down on the idea that protesting on Trump’s behalf was not in the best interest of his supporters.

“How many Feds/Fed assets are in place to turn protest against the political arrest of pressure Trump into violence?” she asked on Twitter.

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The Georgia congresswoman later referred to the likely charges behind the possible Trump indictment — which allegedly revolves around alleged payments to porn star Stormy Daniels– as that of “stupid false accusations.”

So far, only a handful of pro-Trump protests are on the books, including one is promoted of failed Republican congressional hopeful Mike Crispi and another led by The New York Young Republican’s Chapter, which is slated to take place in Lower Manhattan.

Earlier this year, That was reported by The Daily Beast that Greene is on the list of potential 2024 Vice President Trump picks.

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“She’s been characterized as Trump in heels,” a Trumpworld source previously told The Daily Beast, adding that Greene and Trump talk “all the time.”

Despite being wary of protests, Greene hopes Trump supporters will show up in one place in large numbers: the former president’s upcoming rally.

“Where I think everybody should show up is in Waco, Texas, on Saturday,” she told The Daily Beast. “President Trump is holding a huge rally to save America. We need to send a loud and clear message: Donald Trump is OUR PRESIDENT!”

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