Greene says she doesn't remember events leading up to Jan. 6 insurrection

At a court hearing challenging her candidacy for Congress, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene testified she didn’t know or remember numerous circumstances and events leading up to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

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- And who put it on your calendar?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I don't know.

- Somebody on your staff, I take it?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I have no idea.

- Well, it wasn't a complete stranger, right? It was somebody from your Congressional staff, right?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: Probably so, but I have no idea.

- And as you sit here, can you tell us why it is that they-- an appearance for you at that demonstration was placed on your calendar?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: Can you rephrase that question?

- Sure. How did it come to pass that it was put on your calendar that you were going to appear at a demonstration? I understand you said you were too busy in the end.

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I don't-- I don't know. I was so busy just preparing to object, I don't know.

- Did you discuss with Mr. Alexander the idea of coming to appear at a demonstration on January 6th?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I do not recall that, no.

- You're not denying that happened, you just don't recall one way or the other?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I do not recall that, no.

- Other than people on your Congressional staff or your campaign staff, list for me all the people who you spoke to about the demonstrations on January 6th.

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: That would-- I'm-- I'm sorry, I have no idea.

- OK. You don't remember any of them?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I do not remember.

- Not any of them?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: No.

- OK. Miss Greene, did you advocate to President Trump to impose martial law as a way to remain in power?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I don't recall.

- So you're not denying you did it, you just don't remember.

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I don't remember.

- Prior to the inauguration in 2021, did you advocate for martial law with the President of the United States--

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I don't recall.

- --President Trump?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: The question was whether prior to the inauguration of Joe Biden, Ms. Greene, whether you ever advocated for martial law to be imposed in a conversation with the Chief of Staff of the then President of the United States, Mr. Trump.

- You can answer the question.

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I don't recall.

- Did you ever advocate for martial law prior to the inauguration of Mr. Biden with any member of the White House staff that was part of the Trump administration?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I don't recall.

- Are you aware of any other Congressional-- elected Congressional representatives advocating for martial law to stop the peaceful transfer of power before the inauguration of Mr. Biden?

MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE: I don't remember.

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