Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene fired back at Mayor Adams’ Monday admonition for her and others planning to protest Donald Trump’s pending indictment to “be on your best behavior.”
“Delusional @NYCMayor is trying to intimidate, threaten, and stop me from using my 1st amendment rights to peacefully protest the Democrat’s unconstitutional weaponization of our justice system against our top Republican Presidential candidate, President Trump,” the Republican firebrand wrote on Twitter.
“Mayor Adams should be more concerned about NY citizens and taxpayers being murdered, raped, robbed, and carjacked than an elected Member of Congress coming to town,” she added, repeating a popular right-wing talking point.
“Or should I be the one concerned that the mayor of NYC will weaponize his government or maybe his thugs like DA Alvin Bragg against me?” Greene concluded.
Her social media outburst came after Adams, a Democrat, warned “rabble rousers” planning to protest Trump’s expected arraignment outside Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday.
“While there may be some rabble rousers thinking about coming to our city tomorrow, our message is clear and simple: Control yourselves,” the mayor said at a City Hall press conference. “New York City’s our home — not a playground for your misplaced anger.
“Although we have no specific threats, people like Marjorie Taylor Greene, who is known to spread misinformation and hate speech, she stated she’s coming to town. While you’re in town, be on your best behavior,” he added.
Adams said he wasn’t worried about public safety ahead of Tuesday.
“I really have a lack of concern,” he said. “We are prepared.’’
‘’People stir stuff up all the time,” Hizzoner added.
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