“The account referenced has been temporarily locked out for multiple violations of our civic integrity policy,” the spokesperson said. As a result, the congresswoman will be locked out of her account for 12 hours.
The Georgia Republican bemoaned her suspension in a statement Sunday calling on Congress to “act swiftly” to “protect free speech in America.”
“Conservative Americans shouldn’t be afraid to speak their mind. They shouldn’t have to fear being cancelled by American corporations where they work, do business, and use services,” she said. “They shouldn’t be scared into submission by Socialists who want to end their way of life.”
“While there are clear and obvious exceptions, I feel a ban is a failure of ours ultimately to promote healthy conversation. And a time for us to reflect on our operations and the environment around us,” he added.
In the years before she ran for office, Greene wrote two conspiracy-laden blog posts speculating that the 2017 White nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, which led to one counter-protester’s death, was an “inside job” and promoting a debunked conspiracy alleging some Democratic Party leaders were running a human-trafficking and pedophilia ring — known as “Pizzagate” — as real.