GOP Rep.-Elect Marjorie Taylor Greene Makes False Statements About D.C. COVID-19 Restrictions

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DALLAS, GA - OCTOBER 15: Georgia Republican House candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene and Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) arrive at a press conference in a Humvee during which Greene endorsed Loeffler on October 15, 2020 in Dallas, Georgia. Greene has...

On Saturday, Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) falsely tweeted that “NOTHING is open” in Washington, D.C. because of “Democrat tyrannical control.” Washington, D.C. is currently in Phase 2 of the transition out fo coronavirus lockdown, and has been in Phase 2 since June 22.

Greene, known for her strong support of the QAnon conspiracy theory, was in Washington to speak at the Trump rally, the Million MAGA March, where protestors were demonstrating against Joe Biden’s election, emphasizing President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of an election stolen by Democrats. The Department of Homeland Security officials have contradicted these claims, stating that the election was “the most secure in American history.”

At the “Million MAGA March,” few were seen wearing masks, and Greene herself attacked people wearing masks, calling them “oppressive,” and criticized mask mandates, saying “my body, my choice.”