Republican Jewish groups condemn QAnon-backing ‘Jewish space lasers’ politician

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Republican Jewish groups condemn QAnon-backing ‘Jewish space lasers’ politician

The Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations said Marjorie Taylor Greene was spreading 'baseless hate' and called for a 'swift and commensurate' response

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Republican Jewish groups in the United States have condemned far-right conspiracy theorist Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene after she refused to apologise for suggesting that forest fires were started by a Rothschild “space laser”.

Even Jewish groups once loyal to Donald Trump, who is currently facing his second impeachment trial, were swift to criticise the 2018 social media posts of the QAnon supporting gun enthusiast Greene, who was elected in November.

Greene’s past social media posts have been unearthed in recent days, including some indicating support for executing Democratic politicians. She has also previously suggested that victims of school shootings were “crisis actors”.

Now, comments from 2018 show her echoing conspiracy theories that Californian wildfires were started by a space laser controlled by Democrats and companies seeking financial gain. She then posted about the Rothschild banking family, prompting the phrase ‘Jewish space laser’ to go viral.

Marjorie Taylor Greene (Wikipedia/ Source/ Author: United States Congress)

The Republican Jewish Coalition has now said it is ‘discussed next steps with party leaders, noting that Greene “repeatedly used offensive language in long online video diatribes” and “promoted bizarre political conspiracy theories”.

The Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations, which includes influential groups such as AIPAC, also said Greene was spreading “baseless hate against the Jewish people” and called for a “swift and commensurate” response.

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