Democratic activists falsely claim Marjorie Taylor Greene refused to applaud Zelensky

Posted on AllSides March 22nd, 2022
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After Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky delivered a virtual address to Congress on Wednesday, a claim went viral among some Democrats on Twitter: Georgia's Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a right-wing Republican, had refused to applaud Zelensky.

The claim, which has been shared thousands of times, was based on a brief video clip that was taken from C-SPAN footage of the Zelensky event and then posted on Twitter by a liberal political action committee called MeidasTouch. The C-SPAN clip showed other members of Congress applauding Zelensky's appearance on a big screen while Greene bent down to pick up her phone and...

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