Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) has fired back at Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) after the GOP senator trashed her over statements she made about the new Pentagon leaker.
Greene defended the leaker, Jake Teixeira, arguing that he was just telling the American people the truth that Democrat President Joe Biden’s administration wants to keep hidden.
The congresswoman said about the leaker: “The Biden Admin and Pentagon have been caught lying about the war they are funding and fighting against Russia in Ukraine, but they are in full spin mode blaming low-level 21 yr old National Guardsman, Jake Teixeira, while they are ginning up full government censorship.
“While yes, leaking classified documents is serious, many are calling Jake Teixeira a hero for pulling back the flimsy transparent curtain and revealing what we suspected all along.
“Criticism about who can be trusted with national intelligence need to ask themselves that question again.
“Who do you trust with critical information that affects the safety of our nation and our very own lives?
“Those that know the information yet stay silent and continue to unconstitutionally engage in a war, risking killing us all in WWIII, but do nothing to stop it or correct the wrongs?
“Do you truly trust the government that much? ‘It’s to keep you safe,’ they say.
“I’m very glad Republicans on the Foreign Affairs Committee passed my Resolution to audit Ukraine.
“Jake Teixeira is white, male, Christian, and antiwar.
“That makes him an enemy to the Biden regime.
“And he told the truth about troops being on the ground in Ukraine and a lot more.
“Ask yourself who is the real enemy? A young low-level national guardsmen?
“Or the administration that is waging war in Ukraine, a non-NATO nation, against nuclear Russia without war powers?”
“That’s one of the most irresponsible statements she could make, that it’s okay to release classified information based on your political views.
“That the ends justify the means. It is not okay,”
“There is no justification for this.
“And for any member of Congress to suggest it’s okay to leak classified information because you agree with the cause is terribly irresponsible and puts America in serious danger.”
After Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene defends alleged Pentagon leaker, GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham tells @jonkarl, “For any member of Congress to suggest it’s OK to leak classified information because you agree with the cause is terribly irresponsible.” https://t.co/WEXOK06PvS pic.twitter.com/RUqdSuwP0Y
— ABC News (@ABC) April 17, 2023
Greene fired back with a doctored photo of Graham that quickly went viral:
The actual photo. pic.twitter.com/yEzX4B8lVy
— Bimmatrice (@Bimmatrice) April 16, 2023
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