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Marjorie Taylor Greene's temporary Twitter account lock was a great start, but more needs to be done

Her temporary lock seems to make sense for the rhetoric she spews, so reinstating her account seems a little fast.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 5: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) speaks during a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol on February 5, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House voted 230 to 199 on Friday evening to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) from committee assignments over her remarks about QAnon and other conspiracy theories.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene often expresses questionable opinions within government. From religion to QAnon conspiracies, she doesn't hold back from giving her two cents, even if it is offensive to large groups of people.

As a result, her personal Twitter account was temporarily locked on Friday morning Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Ca.) among other Democrats moved to expel her from Congress, although the move might be unlikely to succeed because 72 Democratic lawmakers have signed on, but no Republicans.

In the past, when it came to QAnon claims, 11 House Republicans voted to remove her from the committee.

Ms. Greene said she was temporarily barred from tweeting, retweeting, or liking posts from her personal account. Later on in the day, a spokesperson for Twitter told The Hill the following: "In this case, our automated systems took enforcement action on the account referenced in error. This action has been reversed, and access to the account has been reinstated."

Her temporary lock seems to make sense for the rhetoric she spews, so reinstating her account seems a little fast.

In late February, Ms. Greene is under fire for yet another offensive incident. Rep. Marie Newman (D-IL-3) hung a transgender pride flag due to Ms. Greene's opposition to the LGBTQ rights bill. Ms. Greene, who is right across the hall from Ms. Newman, ended up placing a sign outside her office mocking Ms. Newman.

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