Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene suggested that Democrats moving to the Red States must get a “cooling-off period” before they are allowed to vote.


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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted that Democrats migrating to Republican states have been temporarily banned from voting.Kevin Ditch / Getty Images

  • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said Democrats moving to the Red States should be temporarily banned from voting.

  • Florida and Texas are receiving an overwhelming influx of new residents migrating from other states.

  • Green also discussed a “national divorce” that separates the blue and red states.

On Wednesday, Georgia’s Congressman Marjorie Taylor Greene argued that people moving from democratic-minded states to Republican-minded states should be temporarily banned from voting.

House lawmakers tweeted that “brainwashed people” traveling from California and New York “really need a cooling-off period.”

“After Democratic voters and big donors ruin a state like California, it would be wise to let another great state like Florida stop it,” she said. I wrote in a thread retweet by a Twitter user who criticized what he said. To the red states.

Users suggested “actively discriminating against such transplants through the law,” and said “we should pay taxes for their crimes.”

Florida and Texas had the highest number of new residents migrating from within the United States between July 2020 and July 2021. According to the latest census data. Florida’s population increased by 220,890 due to domestic migration, while Texas’ population increased by 170,307 in 12 months.

In the same time frame, 367,299 people left California and 352,185 moved from New York. This is the highest state of any state in the United States. Illinois is in third place, far away, with 122,460 people away.

In a tweet, Green said all Twitter user suggestions were “possible” in the event of a “national divorce” between democracies and Republicans.

October, the green Controversial Twitter poll Ask your followers if you want to separate the red and blue states. The majority (47.7%) of the 84,487 responses on social media favored being together. Another 9% said they were undecided.

But green later Said in a podcast with Steve Bannon Forty-three percent who voted to divide the United States acted as an “awakening call” to Democrats, showing how the country’s division became “unreconcilable.”

Congressman Green’s media office did not immediately respond to insider requests for comment.

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