Marjorie Taylor Greene blasts 'two tier justice system' after no charges for Colbert team, Hysom
The DOJ declined to prosecute either Hysom or Colbert's team
Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Thursday lamented what she called a "two tier justice system" after federal prosecutors declined to prosecute both Stephen Colbert's comedy team and Democratic staffer Timothy Hysom for their actions outside her office.
Appearing on the "Just the News, Not Noise" television, Greene told Just the News Editor-in-Chief John Solomon and cohost Amanda Head that it was part of the "insanity and failure happening in Congress."
"It's mind boggling. You see [Democratic Rep.] Jake Auchincloss [D-Ma.] employees, his chief of staff Tim Hysom. Tim Hysom is the one Capitol Police caught on camera and arrested for vandalizing my sign, attacking my religion and attacking my gender," she said. "But then that was the Department of Justice that refuses to prosecute him?"
Hysom, defaced posters on the wall outside of Greene's office in the Longworth House Office Building which espoused the existence of only two genders. Greene filed a complaint with the House Ethics Committee, though the Department of Justice declined to prosecute Hysom.
"And then what did we have? Stephen Colbert sending his film crew into our office building," she continued. "Instead, he was let in by Democrat staff and Tim Hysom and Jake Auchincloss's office. And we're also told by Adam Schiff, these guys came in here and again, the Capitol Police arrested them and removed them from our office buildings."
Members of Stephen Colbert's comedy team on June 16 entered the Longworth building to film for the "Late Show" and refused to leave despite repeated warnings from authorities. Video footage showed them posing outside of Greene's office, posing in front of her door and holding up a puppet of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog.
"We know who they were targeting, they're caught on camera targeting me targeting my sign that says there's only two genders male and female," Greene asserted. "They were all coming after us and Stephen Colbert sent them, but yet there's no accountability, and no one is being prosecuted."
She went on to discuss her repeated requests for protection from security officials following the multiple incidents at her office, lamenting that the Democratic representatives seem to get more favorable responses.
"I do not feel safe. I've asked for protection over and over again, because of how many death threats I have," Greene continued. "And the sergeant in arms does not give me protection like they do the Democrat women. So it's a two tier justice system."