Plain Talk: Armstrong Talks Marjorie Taylor Greene Controversy and Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Rep. Kelly Armstrong, R-N.D., speaks to his legislative director during a meeting of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, which has overseen the investigation into top Silicon Valley companies. Photo from the Office of Congressman Kelly Armstrong / Special to The Forum

“She didn’t violate a rule in Congress,” Congressman Kelly Armstrong said, referring to Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Greene has come under fire for numerous comments she’s made on social media and elsewhere supporting conspiracy theories about the 9/11 attacks and school shootings. The House voted to strip Greene of her committee assignments, severely limiting her influence in Congress, but Armstrong and most Republicans voted against the move.

“There’s no defending the things she’s said,” Armstrong told me on this episode of Plain Talk, but argued that it’s up to the voters in Georgia, not the majority party in the U.S. House, to hold her accountable.

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Rob Port is the editor of, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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