Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘knocked’ for 2nd time in 2 days, cops state

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene 'swatted' for second time in two days, police say

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Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) holds an interview outside the U.S. Capitol following a personal see to the Holocaust Museum, to reveal contrition for previous remarks about Jewish individuals, in Washington, June 14, 2021.

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Police reacted to an incorrect 911 call at the house ofRep Marjorie Taylor Greene early Thursday early morning, the 2nd “swatting” call targeting the Republican congresswoman in 2 days, authorities validated.

Two officers appeared to Greene’s house in Rome, Georgia, after getting a call at 2: 53 a.m. ET Thursday about “a male possibly shooting his family members and then himself,” according to a report from the Rome Police Department.

The suspect, who called through a web chat that seemed a suicide crisis line, wrongly informed cops responders that a guy “came out as trans-gender and claimed they shot the family” at Greene’s address, the report stated.

“If anyone tried to stop me from shooting myself, I will shoot them,” stated the caller, who provided officers the name Wayne Greene and alerted that “they would be waiting for us,” according to the cops report.

The officers went to Greene’s home and fulfilled her at her front door, where they discussed the scenario, the report stated. They “confirmed this was a second false report,” the department stated in a press declaration.

Officers might not see an area utilized in the suicide chat line “due to the person(s) using a VPN,” the report stated.

The department stated it is dealing with the U.S. Capitol Police on the examination, which stays active.

Greene exposed in a tweet Thursday early morning that she was “swatted again last night.”

Her spokesperson, Nick Dyer, informed CNBC he might verify the occurrence. “Our number one concern is the safety of Congresswoman Greene and her family,” checked out a declaration from Greene’s workplace, which explained the calls as “violent crimes” despite the fact that no violence took place.

The reactionary legislator, who represents Georgia’s 14 th Congressional District and is supported by previous President Donald Trump, was targeted in the very first knocking call around 1 a.m. ET on Wednesday by a supposed challenger of her position on transgender rights, cops stated.

That caller wrongly declared that a guy had actually been shot several times in a tub at Greene’s home.

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Afterward, the department got a 2nd call from that suspect, who was utilizing a computer-generated voice as they declared obligation for the occurrence.

The suspect “explained that they were upset about Ms. Greene’s stance on ‘trans-gender youth’s rights’, and stated that they were trying to ‘SWAT’ her,” the cops report stated.

Greene had actually presented a costs in Congress recently that would make it a felony to offer gender-affirming care to transgender minors.

The legislation came amidst a growing conservative motion versus those treatments that just recently targeted Boston Children’s Hospital, which stated recently that it is handling an increase of hostile calls and e-mails, consisting of risks of violence.

Greene later on Thursday early morning railed versus media outlets that have actually slammed her politics on transgender concerns.

“Those media companies, they’re responsible for trying to get me killed by those horrific headlines,” she stated in an interview with Steve Bannon, a conservative media host and previous top Trump consultant. “The disgusting left, MSNBCs and the NBCs, putting headlines up there that I’m targeting trans kids, that is the biggest lie, and I should sue them for saying such things,” Greene stated.

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