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Marjorie Taylor Greene biography: 13 things about University of Georgia alumna

Marjorie Taylor Greene is a white woman from Georgia, United States. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, which she earned from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.

Greene and her husband Perry Greene have three children. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She was born in Milledgevile, Baldwin County, Georgia(a)
  2. In 1992, she attended South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Georgia. (a)
  3. In 1996, she graduated from the University of Georgia. (a)
  4. Her father Robert Taylor founded Taylor Commercial, a construction company based in Alpharetta, Georgia. In 2002, he sold the company to her and Perry. From 2007 to 2011, she was the chief financial officer of the company. (b)
  5. In 2011, she was baptized at an evangelical church in a suburb just north of Atlanta, Georgia. (b)
  6. In 2012, she worked as a part-time coach at a CrossFit gym. (b)
  7. In 2017, she speculated the Pizzagate conspiracy theory was real. In Facebook videos posted in the same year, she said the claims of the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory were “worth listening to.” (b)
  8. In 2018, she supported the conspiracy theory that claims a plane did not hit the Pentagon during the series of attacks against the U.S. on September 11, 2001. She said, “It’s odd there’s never any evidence shown for a plane in the Pentagon.” (b)
  9. In February 2019, she went to the halls of Congress to ask Muslim representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who had taken their oaths of office using Qurans, retake their oaths on Bibles. On September 3, 2020, her Facebook page shared a meme depicting herself holding an AR-15 style rifle next to a collage of pictures of  Omar, Tlaib and their fellow Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. On September 4, 2020, Facebook deleted the meme for violating its policies on inciting violence. (b) (c)
  10. In March 2019, she followed gun control activist David Hogg as he walks toward the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., USA. He kept walking and ignored her while she was asking her questions related to gun rights. He survived the shooting in Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018. (d)
  11. She is a Donald Trump supporter. On August 12, 2020, he called her a “future Republican Star” in a tweet. (b)
  12. At the age of 46, she was elected to as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress. On January 3, 2021, she assume office as the U.S. representative from Georgia’s 14th district, making her the second Republican congresswoman from the state. On her first day in office, she went to the U.S. Capitol wearing a face mask with the words, “Trump Won.” (a) (e)
  13. On January 21, 2021, she filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden accusing the 46th U.S. president of abuse of power. (f)

 

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