Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly deflects questions on Jan. 6, 2021

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Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly deflects questions on Jan. 6, 2021

WASHINGTON - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., repeatedly deflected questions about her involvement in the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, and attempts by former President Donald Trump to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Free Speech for People, an election and campaign finance reform organization, filed a lawsuit last month on behalf of a group of Georgia voters, alleging Greene facilitated the attack on the Capitol. Greene is testifying under oath as a witness to the hearing, as challengers make their case against her eligibility to run for re-election.

Greene was asked many questions about if she had any connection to the events that occurred on January 6, 2021, and in the days leading up to the riot. The congresswoman said people had planned to come to Washington, D.C. to support our opposition to the election results in Congress.

When she first became aware that there would be a large demonstration on that day, Greene said, I don't recall. Asked if she wanted to participate in the demonstration, Greene said it was on her calendar but she was too busy preparing to oppose the Electoral College vote totals, which confirmed President Joe Biden's victory.

Greene, who was sworn into Congress a few days before the riot, said she doesn't remember speaking to people about the planned demonstrations for Jan. 6.

I remember the answer she gave during the hearing on Friday. I don't remember it.

She said she couldn't recall if anyone had mentioned to her that the events could turn violent when asked if they had spoken to anyone in the White House about Jan. 6, and that she couldn't remember if anyone had mentioned to her that the events could turn violent.

The suit alleges that Greene is ineligible to run because she engaged in obstructing the transfer of presidential power and challenging the election results because of the 14th Amendment sabotage of anyone who engaged in insurrection or rebellion.

Greene said that she hadn't made a statement when asked if she had ever said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. is a traitor to the country. The attorney then presented evidence that she did make that statement.

She deflected when asked if she had liked a post about a bullet to Pelosi's head: I have had many people manage my social media account over the years. I have no idea who liked that.