House removes Marjorie Taylor Greene from committees after offensive statements
Marjorie Taylor Greene, Republican of Georgia, leaves her office on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Washington, D.C.. - Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images North America/TNS

WASHINGTON — Georgia U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene walked back some of her most controversial statements, saying she believes that 9/11 happened and that school shootings are real. Although she stopped short of any apologies, she said she hoped she would get a chance to show colleagues and the public who she is. “These were words of the past,” Greene said during Thursday’s floor speech. “These things do not represent me. They do not represent my district. And they do not represent my values.” Democrats, along with 11 Republicans, still moved forward with disciplining the Rome lawmaker for t...