HARRIS FAULKNER (ANCHOR): That's Congressman Jim Jordan accusing Democrats of a double standard over their push to strip Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments. The House rules committee is meeting today on that very issue. A Wall Street Journal editorial reads, "Ms. Greene won, and she deserved to be judged on how she handles herself in office. Democrats also have their share of cranks in the ranks. The point is that ousting a Member of Congress has usually been left to the voters, with the exception of criminal behavior."
House Democrats were largely silent when squad member Ilhan Omar of Minnesota remarked that political support for Israel was "all about the Benjamins," which many saw as anti-Semitic. Some House Republicans are pushing an amendment to have Omar stripped of her committee posts. And it was pretty much crickets from Democrats back in 2018 when Representative Maxine Waters called for the public harassment of Trump White House officials. Waters chairs the powerful financial services committee. Power panel slides in now: Matt Schlapp, Chairman of the American Conservative Union, Leslie Marshall, syndicated radio host and Fox News contributor -- double standard Matt, or something else?
MATT SCHLAPP (AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE UNION CHAIR): I give Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats great credit. They will do -- they control almost everything in Washington but yet they're going to put the Republicans on the defense for one member of congress. And I think this is all part of this cancel culture. The Democrats are brilliantly actually trying to cancel the election from voters in this district in Georgia by saying their selection of Ms. Greene is somehow beyond the pale. And what I would say is, you know, we didn't endorse her at the American Conservative Union. We were aware of some of these social media posts. She has the right to be asked these questions and to give answers, and if her answers are well outside the mainstream and voters in Georgia decide they don't want her to be their representative they will send somebody else to Congress. That is how the democratic process works.