At the listening to, Greene initially denied she had referred to as Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi “a traitor to our place,” as CNN’s KFile claimed.
“No, I haven’t stated that,” the congresswoman explained.
Greene ultimately admitted to obtaining claimed that about Pelosi as the attorney questioning the congresswoman place up the show with her remarks.
“Oh, no. Hold out. Hold on now –” Green speedily interjected. “Oh no, hold out, maintain on now. I feel that by not securing the border that violates her oath of office environment.”
In a person speech advertising and marketing the petition, Greene recommended Pelosi could be executed for treason.
“She’s a traitor to our country. She’s guilty of treason,” Greene says in the 2019 video, which she posted on Fb at the time, just before the video clip was taken off. “She took an oath to safeguard American citizens and uphold our rules. And she presents assist and consolation to our enemies who illegally invade our land. That’s what treason is. And by our law associates and senators can be kicked out and no longer provide in our government. And it really is, uh, it truly is a crime punishable by dying is what treason is. Nancy Pelosi is responsible of treason.”
Questioned once more about her opinions at Friday’s listening to, Greene explained she could not bear in mind generating them when questioned if she had reported it.
“According to this CNN report I did,” Greene reported. “I really don’t recall. I don’t recall saying all of this.”
Greene also denied owning any expertise of liking a submit on her own Facebook, advocating that Pelosi be shot in the head and executed. In a person post, from January 2019, Greene’s account liked a remark that stated “a bullet to the head would be a lot quicker” to take away Pelosi.
Early all through her testimony, Greene claimed that “I by no means imply anything for violence. All of my words and phrases by no means, at any time, signify everything for violence.”
“I do not recall,” Greene mentioned.