Eliza Anderson, Deseret News

This year, Presidents Day was punctuated by a disheartening declaration. 

“We need a national divorce,” said Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in a Twitter post that garnered nearly 35 million views. “We need to separate by red states and blue states and shrink the federal government. Everyone I talk to says this.” 

The statement from the controversial congresswoman came on the day the nation celebrates the president who inaugurated the union and the one who refused to let it break apart, and earned Greene rebukes from two Utah politicians, Gov. Spencer Cox and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney.   

“This rhetoric is destructive and wrong and — honestly — evil,” Cox said in response to Greene’s post. “We don’t need a divorce, we need marriage counseling.” 

Romney referred to Greene’s statements as “insanity.”


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Source:: Deseret News – Utah News


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