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RKP5637

(67,112 posts)
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 04:10 PM Nov 2023

Marjorie Taylor Greene gets House GOP to cut Pete Buttigieg's salary to $1 over his sexuality

THE GOP IS TURNING CONGRESS INTO A DAMN SIDESHOW. THIS IS ABSURD. KICK HER THE HELL OUT OF CONGRESS!

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2023/11/marjorie-taylor-greene-gets-house-gop-to-cut-pete-buttigiegs-salary-to-1-over-his-sexuality/?utm_id=top_story

Citing lies, her own opposition to progressive policies, and “false” Facebook videos, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) introduced an amendment to decrease out Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s salary to $1. She even accused Buttigieg of using “private planes funded by taxpayers to receive awards for the way certain people have sex.”

House Republicans promptly voted to pass it.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene gets House GOP to cut Pete Buttigieg's salary to $1 over his sexuality (Original Post) RKP5637 Nov 2023 OP
fuck that white power homophobic POS Celerity Nov 2023 #1
More grandstanding for the RW media. grumpyduck Nov 2023 #2
Yup, they're just content creators for Sean Hannity and Alex Jones. Initech Nov 2023 #34
"Government is the Entertainment division of the military-industrial complex." - FZ JoseBalow Nov 2023 #46
Zappa FTW! Initech Nov 2023 #53
GOP scared of Pete aeromanKC Nov 2023 #3
When we get the majority she needs to be stripped and banned from the House floor. onecaliberal Nov 2023 #6
I won't watch that. NameAlreadyTaken Nov 2023 #10
No, no, no!!! Mr. Evil Nov 2023 #24
By "stripped", I hope you mean stripped of committee assignments ... JustABozoOnThisBus Nov 2023 #29
Of course that is what I mean. Good lord. onecaliberal Nov 2023 #32
You can't say anything around here with these people BaronChocula Nov 2023 #45
Oh please NO. sheshe2 Nov 2023 #43
No! No! No! ArkansasDemocrat1 Nov 2023 #50
Stripping her from her assignments bring me great joy. onecaliberal Nov 2023 #60
Shame! -- Shame! -- Shame! Oopsie Daisy Nov 2023 #61
I hate where we're at right now. TDale313 Nov 2023 #4
The more extreme they get the more elections they lose liberalmediaaddict Nov 2023 #16
Hate, anger, and fear..... SergeStorms Nov 2023 #37
do these ridiculous $1 salary cuts have to pass both houses? jcgoldie Nov 2023 #5
I believe so .... I'm so sick of that horse face, philandering putin-loving, racist, LenaBaby61 Nov 2023 #9
Yes Dan Nov 2023 #22
No Rebl2 Nov 2023 #38
How about Rebl2 Nov 2023 #40
Yes angrychair Nov 2023 #44
I have no idea but I will Disaffected Nov 2023 #58
GOP. DRIVING NAILS IN THEIR OWN COFFIN. LakeArenal Nov 2023 #7
I don't hate all republicas... Initech Nov 2023 #36
Isn't there a minimum wage? Wouldn't that have been more appropriate of a dig? Freethinker65 Nov 2023 #8
Please proceed. enough Nov 2023 #11
Her karma is gonna hurt... 2naSalit Nov 2023 #12
But one of her colleagues gets drunk/high and engages in sexual acts in public. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #13
She's projecting her own market value nt Shermann Nov 2023 #14
Must be. Everything else about any Dems from these KPN Nov 2023 #26
Why wasn't she expelled for her role in January 6 RainWalker Nov 2023 #15
Because the DOJ didn't go after the elected officials, neither did the J6 committee. Autumn Nov 2023 #19
That was a big mistake RainWalker Nov 2023 #20
Yes it was a huge mistake. Now they know they can get away with it again. Autumn Nov 2023 #23
agree 100% Evolve Dammit Nov 2023 #25
I fully blame her constituents superpatriotman Nov 2023 #17
Didn't she win... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #39
He had to move out of state ExWhoDoesntCare Nov 2023 #54
oh, I wasn't implying that.... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #55
That she-thug has got to go Hekate Nov 2023 #18
And they really don't understand why they lose elections! Jim__ Nov 2023 #21
Now that GQP got burned in the election they're doubling down on their radicalism bucolic_frolic Nov 2023 #27
Isn't this the same person from EarlG's Pic of the Moment niyad Nov 2023 #28
Traitorous idiot. byronius Nov 2023 #30
The GOP is the Party of Stunts. It is all they have. Midnight Writer Nov 2023 #31
Hey Marjorie, fuck you you fucking asshole!!! Initech Nov 2023 #33
And this is what the repugs are working on? To assure the American public that they are homophobic, SWBTATTReg Nov 2023 #35
This is from the Onion right?? a kennedy Nov 2023 #41
Cut her salary to $1 due to her history of adultery? keithbvadu2 Nov 2023 #42
The next amendment Quanto Magnus Nov 2023 #47
And this woman... GiqueCee Nov 2023 #48
"By their fruits you shall know them" ArkansasDemocrat1 Nov 2023 #51
Then Trump's pension would be $1. LiberalFighter Nov 2023 #49
The senate won't bring it to a vote, and Biden would veto it. vlyons Nov 2023 #52
Everyone seems to be ignoring the true headline here. Xavier Breath Nov 2023 #56
And if he wouldn't have traveled to those places TheFarseer Nov 2023 #57
This is kacekwl Nov 2023 #59
Pete should announce that to show service and patriotism for my counrty I will work for free. Then ask, Hotler Nov 2023 #62
Can the senate do anything to stop this? Maybe they can make sure his salary is saved Maraya1969 Nov 2023 #63
It will never pass the Senate. This is all performative bullshit. nt Nittersing Nov 2023 #64
Ohhhh I forgot all about that. Thank you for reminding me! Maraya1969 Nov 2023 #65

Initech

(100,553 posts)
34. Yup, they're just content creators for Sean Hannity and Alex Jones.
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 05:54 PM
Nov 2023

Hell Hannity was at Congress last week, and I assume he was giving his MAGA minions their quarterly performance evaluations. They don't work for us, they work for Fox News and Infowars. Fox News does not own the government, though they like to think they do.

Mr. Evil

(2,912 posts)
24. No, no, no!!!
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 05:28 PM
Nov 2023

I don't want to be blinded and/or have that image in my mind for the rest of my days (daze?)!

TDale313

(7,820 posts)
4. I hate where we're at right now.
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 04:14 PM
Nov 2023

Seriously. I know they’re not a majority but they wield way too much power. That the hate has become so widespread and acceptable is heartbreaking 💔

liberalmediaaddict

(848 posts)
16. The more extreme they get the more elections they lose
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 04:47 PM
Nov 2023

And they keep doubling and tripling down because they believe polls saying Trump is going to win in 2024.

Honestly I think if we can turn out once more time to defeat Trump and his MAGA christofascists next November his toxic movement will be swept into the dustbin of history like the Nazis.

Election after election since 2017 have shown the majority of Americans are fed up with Trump’s insanity and desperately want him to go away.



SergeStorms

(19,222 posts)
37. Hate, anger, and fear.....
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 06:03 PM
Nov 2023

are all the Trumpublican party has. They're totally bereft of any useful ideas for making life better for all Americans, and their baseline for any idea is tax cuts for the wealthy.

LenaBaby61

(6,991 posts)
9. I believe so .... I'm so sick of that horse face, philandering putin-loving, racist,
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 04:26 PM
Nov 2023

anti-Semitic, anti-black, anti-american dumb ass 🤬🤬🤬

Her end is coming though thanks to Jack Smith. Let me calm down and go troll some crying, idiot, dumb ass tRump cultist sheep clowns crying over on MSN. They're still crying and boo- hooing over what they say was another rigged election. Bunch of sore losing holes

LakeArenal

(29,159 posts)
7. GOP. DRIVING NAILS IN THEIR OWN COFFIN.
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 04:22 PM
Nov 2023

Screw polls. These guys are done unless they cheat their way to power.

Initech

(100,553 posts)
36. I don't hate all republicas...
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 05:56 PM
Nov 2023

But I flat out utterly despise the Majrorie Greene types. They revel in their awfulness and all they do is go on those shitty talk shows like Steve Bannon and Alex Jones and Sean Hannity to justify their awfulness. We've got to get these cretins out of Congress. The sad thing is the GOP seems bent on replacing any sane members they had left with more like her. And Gaetz, Gosar, Luna, Hageman, the list goes on and on.

Freethinker65

(10,354 posts)
8. Isn't there a minimum wage? Wouldn't that have been more appropriate of a dig?
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 04:23 PM
Nov 2023

The guy served in the US military honorably, is married, and has two kids, and she and fellow intolerant Republicans are effectively dissuading anyone from serving their government in a Cabinet position if contract salaries can be rescinded by vindictive House members to score political points.

Irish_Dem

(52,130 posts)
13. But one of her colleagues gets drunk/high and engages in sexual acts in public.
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 04:39 PM
Nov 2023

In front of children.

Lets dock her damn pay.

 

RainWalker

(605 posts)
15. Why wasn't she expelled for her role in January 6
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 04:46 PM
Nov 2023

She should've been expelled and I don't understand why she wasn't.

 

ExWhoDoesntCare

(4,741 posts)
54. He had to move out of state
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 07:41 PM
Nov 2023

And that disqualified him from running for that particular office.

https://www.ajc.com/politics/politics-blog/why-marjorie-taylor-greenes-opponent-quit-the-house-race/E3TYSMAAPRDUPPB6F3BBQAFCME/

So don't believe any of the insane claims from certain conspiracy-loving loons that he was bought off or threatened. He wasn't.

bucolic_frolic

(44,565 posts)
27. Now that GQP got burned in the election they're doubling down on their radicalism
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 05:45 PM
Nov 2023

Expect more of the same.

Initech

(100,553 posts)
33. Hey Marjorie, fuck you you fucking asshole!!!
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 05:52 PM
Nov 2023

Go shove your homophobia and your conspiracy theories up your ass!

SWBTATTReg

(22,700 posts)
35. And this is what the repugs are working on? To assure the American public that they are homophobic,
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 05:54 PM
Nov 2023

that they are only interested in cutting salaries to $1 because (I have to laugh here) this is all they can do, despite having the majority of the House. They are toothless still, and their legislative efforts as you can see are worthless.

If we need to pool our resources here on DU, each of us pay a $1 or $10 to help cover all of these people that the repugs have cut salaries to $1 I'd be very willing to donate, but as one DU poster said, I think that these have to go to the Senate next, and perhaps signed off by the President afterwards, which is highly unlikely. And president Biden deserves his candidates too, didn't they say that tRUMP deserved his selections when he was formulating his cabinet? What does the GOP say to this fact?

GiqueCee

(899 posts)
48. And this woman...
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 07:09 PM
Nov 2023

... calls herself a "Christian". Well, if this is the depth to which Christianity has sunk, where a professed "Christian" can harass a teenage mass shooting survivor on the streets of DC, and yet suffer NO condemnation from others claiming the same faith, or show pornographic images of a private citizen on the fucking House floor without repercussions, or belittle a cabinet member's most private and intimate relations in order to cut off his income for yet another malicious, grandstanding circus act... then it's probably time for a wake, 'cause ain't NOBODY gonna roll away THAT stone, nossir.
Jesus wept.

LiberalFighter

(52,551 posts)
49. Then Trump's pension would be $1.
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 07:20 PM
Nov 2023

Instead of $226,300. Pension for President is based on salary of a Cabinet Secretary.

vlyons

(10,252 posts)
52. The senate won't bring it to a vote, and Biden would veto it.
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 07:34 PM
Nov 2023

Just so much hatred and aggression from MTG.

Xavier Breath

(3,978 posts)
56. Everyone seems to be ignoring the true headline here.
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 07:54 PM
Nov 2023

Secretary Buttigieg apparently won a sex award! Congratulations, Mr. Secretary, and here's hoping you will defend your title next year!

TheFarseer

(9,373 posts)
57. And if he wouldn't have traveled to those places
Wed Nov 8, 2023, 08:01 PM
Nov 2023

They would ask where he was and accused him of not even caring and just sitting in his comfy office.

Hotler

(11,639 posts)
62. Pete should announce that to show service and patriotism for my counrty I will work for free. Then ask,
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 10:27 AM
Nov 2023

Marjorie, will you join me in working for free also?

Maraya1969

(22,804 posts)
63. Can the senate do anything to stop this? Maybe they can make sure his salary is saved
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 12:30 PM
Nov 2023

and then when we take over give it back to him.

AND TAKE AWAY MAJORIE THREE TOE'S SALARY! OR TAKE AWAY EVERYONE WHO VOTED "YES'S SALARY"

Maraya1969

(22,804 posts)
65. Ohhhh I forgot all about that. Thank you for reminding me!
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 03:22 PM
Nov 2023

She is such a little shit who tries to hurt people and is happy about wasting taxpayer money to do it.

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