Source: CBS News
Freshman Democratic Congresswoman Cori Bush is moving her office to get distance from GOP Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, she tweeted on Friday.
Bush initially tweeted that she was moving her office because of Greene’s behavior on Friday.
In a later statement, Bush described an incident on January 13 in the tunnel between the Cannon House Office Building and the Capitol, when she said Greene “Came up from behind me, ranting loudly into her phone while not wearing a mask.” The day before, several Democrats had announced that they had tested positive for COVID-19 after being in lockdown with Republican members who refused to wear masks during the attack on the Capitol on January 6.
“Out of concern for the health of my staff, other members of Congress, and their congressional staff, I repeatedly called out to her to put on a mask. Taylor Greene and her staff responded by berating me, with one staffer yelling, ‘Stop inciting violence with Black Lives Matter'” Bush continued.
Greene also “Lashed out” against Bush on Twitter on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Bush said, “To falsely accuse me of leading a mob that called for ‘the rape, murder, and burning of the home'” of the McCloskey family in St. Louis – thus naming me as a target to her hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers.
My office is currently being relocated from the Longworth House Office Building,” Bush said.
In the tweet, Greene says that Bush is the “leader of the St. Louis Black Lives Matter terrorist mob” who “is lying to you” and “berated me.
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