Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has passed more than $63,000 in fines for not wearing a mask on the House floor, according to a new report.
“I’m up to $63,000,” Greene told The Hill on Wednesday. The congresswoman also confirmed that the fines are automatically “deducted out of my check.”
NEW: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene tells me that she has gotten up to *$63,000* in fines for not wearing a mask on the House floor.
Greene also volunteered:
“I’m not vaccinated either. And I won’t be getting vaccinated.”https://t.co/DZmGHCKH8a
— Cristina Marcos (@cimarcos) November 17, 2021
Greene also shared her thoughts on vaccination, including that she has not been vaccinated for COVID-19.
“I’m not vaccinated either. And I won’t be getting vaccinated. And that’s my own personal choice. I support people that want the vaccine,” Greene said.
“If anybody wanted one, I would drive them to go get one because I support people’s freedom to make their own decision. But I do not want to get the vaccine myself, and I don’t need to wear a mask. It’s not changing anything,” Greene added.
House mask fines are $500 for the first offense and $2,500 for subsequent offenses.
The current tally would indicate Greene has been in violation of the House mask law approximately 26 times since the fines were put into effect.
The congresswoman has no plan to change her ways over the matter, meaning she will continue to receive fines until the rule changes.