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MTG calls for Tlaib censure for ‘insurrection’, asks Capitol police to save video of Israel-Hamas war protest

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., on Wednesday sent a letter “formally requesting” that Capitol police save security footage and arrest records from the massive House protest demanding a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war and likened the demonstration to the Jan. 6 riot. 

Greene shared on X a copy of the letter addressed to U.S. Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger asking that his department “preserve all video surveillance footage, photographic evidence, police reports and arrests records from all House Office Buildings on October 18, 2023.” 

“The group that organized the insurrection, Jewish Voice for Peace, is a pro-Islamic anti-Semitic group that seeks the destruction of the state of Israel, according to the Anti-Defamation League,” the letter says. In describing the demonstration as an “insurrection,” Greene echoed the verbiage used by the House Jan. 6 committee to describe the 2021 riot at the Capitol while Congress was certifying President Biden’s victory over former President Trump. 

“These actors caused elevators to be shut down, staircases and hallways to be blocked, exits to be made inaccessible, and official legislative business to be obstructed, putting Members of Congress, their staffs, and Capitol visitors at risk,” Greene said of the demonstration.

“I’m writing a censure resolution for Rashida Tlaib,” Greene wrote on X. “After what she did today, I expect even Democrats will join in. She is an Israel hating America hating woman who does not represent anything America stands for.” 

Fox News Digital reached out to Tlaib’s office for comment, but they did not immediately respond.

Danielle Wallace is a reporter for Fox News Digital covering politics, crime, police and more. Story tips can be sent to and on Twitter: @danimwallace. 


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