The Republican representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, known for her conspiracy and far-right positions, has defended herself against the accusations about her alleged involvement in the assault on the Capitol in January 2021, assuring that if she had been behind that episode, this would have been armed.
As part of an event with young Republicans from New York, the Georgia representative and faithful ally of former United States President Donald Trump has called the accusations involving her in organizing the assault a “joke”, reports the news portal The Hill.
“I’ll tell you something, if Steve Bannon (former Trump adviser) and I had organized that (the assault on the Capitol), we would have won. Not to mention that he would have been armed,” said Taylor Greene, a staunch defender of the conspiracy theory. who defends that the presidential elections were rigged in favor of Joe Biden.
“They say it was all planned and I say, are you kidding? A group of conservatives, defenders of the second amendment (which contemplates the right to own guns), entered the Capitol without weapons, and you think we organized that?” questioned Taylor Greene.
That January 6, 2021, a mob of exalted ultranationalist followers of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in Washington, to try to stop the process of transferring power to Joe Biden, winner of the presidential elections held the previous month of November.