GOP claims House Judiciary subcommittee postponed hearing because 'Democrats are so scared' of MTG testifying


The House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on antitrust, commercial, and administrative law was supposed to hold a hearing Thursday afternoon dealing with bankruptcy, only to postpone hours before it was set to start.

Democrats had planned to have Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as a guest, and Warren was expected to announce legislation with Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N. Y., that would allow people to declare bankruptcy to have their student loans canceled. In turn, Republicans wanted to call Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., as a witness. Thursday morning, the hearing was postponed.

"@HouseJudiciary Democrats are so scared of @RepMTG testifying that they POSTPONED today’s hearing. Unbelievable," the House Judiciary GOP Twitter account posted.

"It’s a mere 5 minutes," Greene tweeted. "Obviously, the Democrats can’t even handle a few minutes with me in a committee room."

According to Nadler's office, however, the claim that the hearing was canceled over Greene's presence is "not true."... (Read more)

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