Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Georgia Republican, warned GOP members about consequences they might face if they don’t back former President Donald Trump who could possibly be indicted by New York prosecutors next week.
“If the Manhattan DA indicts President Trump, he will ultimately win even bigger than he is already going to win. And those Republicans that stand by and cheer for his persecution or do nothing to stop it will be exposed to the people and will be remembered, scorned, and punished by the base,” Greene wrote on Twitter on Saturday.
Greene, a staunch supporter of Trump, has long defended the former president and has previously denied the 2020 presidential election results, repeating similar claims that Trump touted about widespread voter fraud. Meanwhile, the GOP lawmaker has repeatedly criticized the Biden administration for various issues including pandemic-related policies and military aid to Ukraine in its ongoing fight against Russia.
She has also often defended some conservatives, alleging that they are are experiencing “political persecution” such as InfoWars TV host Alex Jones, who last year was ordered by a jury to pay nearly $1 billion in compensatory damages to the families of the Sandy Hook victims for calling the school mass shooting a hoax.
The Georgia Republican continued to defend Trump on Saturday, saying that he “did nothing wrong and has always fought for the American people.”
However, the former president might be facing a potential criminal indictment by prosecutors in New York in an investigation by the Manhattan district attorney’s office in relation to an alleged hush money payment made by Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen to adult film star Stormy Daniels.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office has been investigating a $130,000 reimbursement to Cohen for a payment made to Daniels, who claims she had an affair with Trump in 2006.
The former president is being investigated for the money paid to Daniels by Cohen to keep the alleged affair a secret ahead of the 2016 presidential election. Trump has denied having an affair with Daniels and has strongly…
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