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Congress compared to ‘Jerry Springer Show’ as reps MTG, AOC, Crockett hurl insults: video

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Marjorie Taylor Greene.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Marjorie Taylor Greene. (Getty)
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Thursday night’s House floor proceedings looked more like trashy reality TV than C-Span when bombastic Republican lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene from Georgia against fellow congresswoman Jasmine Crockett of Texas.

The after Crockett asked Greene to clarify how claims she made connecting the judge presiding over former president Donald Trump’s hush-money trial in New York City to Democratic officials in the House were relevant to Thursday’s itinerary.

“I think your fake eyelashes are messing up what you’re reading,” Greene replied to Crockett.

The fight — which erupted during a House Oversight Committee meeting meant to review resolutions to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress — was quickly joined by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who angrily demanded Greene’s comments be struck from the record.

“That is absolutely unacceptable,” Ocasio-Cortez snapped. “ attack the physical appearance of another person?”

Greene then mockingly asked Ocasio-Cortez if her feelings were hurt, which struck another nerve.

“Oh girl, baby girl, don’t even play with me,” the liberal from New York’s 14th district shot back.

Democratic Committee Chair Jamie Raskin smirked as his Republican counterpart, , ruled Greene’s comments didn’t constitute a personal attack and tried to continue the hearing as intended.

But Crockett wasn’t having it.

“I’m just curious, just to better understand your ruling,” she calmly interjected before making an obvious reference to Greene. “If someone on this committee then starts talking about somebody’s bleach blond, , butch body, that would not be engaging in personalities. Correct?”

On Friday, Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson — whom Greene unsuccessfully  attempted to remove from his post last week — said Thursday’s debacle was “,” according to MSNBC.

“In the past, I’ve described the U.S. House as ‘,’” Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman wrote on social media the following morning. “Today, I’m apologizing to ‘The Jerry Springer Show.’”

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