Marjorie Taylor Greene mocked after comparing Trump to Jesus
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Marjorie Taylor Greene mocked after comparing Trump to Jesus

Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia speaks during a 2024 campaign rally for former U.S. President Donald Trump in Waco, Texas, March 25, 2023. - Trump hosted the rally at the venue of the deadly 1993 standoff between an anti-government camp.  sectarian and federal agents.

Controversial Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene has once again compared Donald Trump to Jesus.

Speaking at a Las Vegas campaign rally for the former president, Greene said: “Democrats and the fake media constantly want to talk about President Trump as a convicted felon. The man I adore is also a criminal and he was murdered on a Roman cross.

Greene has previously said that being a “Christian nationalist” is a “good thing.”

Users on X/Twitter were quick to call out Greene, with one asking her, in reference to a New York jury finding Trump guilty of falsifying business records to hide a payment to the movie star for adults Stormy Daniels, during her 2016 election campaign: “Did Jesus pay a porn star and cover it up?

Adam Schiff, a Democratic congressman from California, reposted the speech with the caption: “Definitely not a cult.”

On May 30, a jury found Trump guilty of 34 counts of falsifying business records in a “secret” trial. This verdict makes Trump, currently campaigning for a second term, the first former president of the United States to be criminally convicted.

In early April, Greene appeared before the courthouse, where Trump pleaded not guilty to 34 charges, to defend him.

Speaking to reporters, the Georgian representative compared Trump to Nelson Mandela and Jesus, adding that by being arrested, “President Trump joins some of the most incredible people in history.”

Trump exploited his comparisons to Jesus in seeking to rally white evangelical Christians.

In April, in response to President Joe Biden’s Trans Day of Visibility message, he promised that November 5, when Americans go to the polls, would be “Christian Visibility Day.”