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Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene effectively decimated California Rep. Eric Swalwell in a Twitter feud after the Chinese spy-shagging Democrat attacked her unprovoked.

The feud began Wednesday morning when Greene posted a polite, even flattering tweet challenging New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to a debate on the Green New Deal.

“I’d like to challenge you to a debate on the Green New Deal economic policy. Since you sponsored the Green New Deal and have a degree in Economics, I’m sure you are more than qualified,” the congresswoman tweeted

She added, “I just have a degree in Business Admin and have owned a construction company for 20 years. A debate between AOC and I on the Green New Deal economic policy would be informative for the American People. They deserve to hear the two sides with pro’s and cons.”

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For reasons that remain unclear, Swalwell swooped in about an hour later like a white knight and male feminist to swat the offer away.

“When you aren’t on any committees you can propose stunts like this,” he tweeted.

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Taylor Greene was ousted from all her committees in February by House Democrats because of incendiary remarks she’d made before taking office.

As previously reported, these same Democrats have and continue to do nothing about House Financial Services Committee chair Maxine Waters encouraging her supporters to harass and intimidate people, and House Small Business Committee chair Nydia Velázquez threatening a 16-year-old boy.

Taylor Greene initially let Swalwell stew in his own smug superiority. Then the following morning, she clapped back with a veritable zinger.

Well we all know how you serve on Intel, Judiciary, and Homeland Security Committees. With your pants around your ankles, giving it to China,” she wrote.

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The zinger about his pants being around his ankles was in reference to the bombshell Chinese spy scandal that some have argued would have destroyed his career if Democrats had any principles or values.

Bombshell reporting by Axios published in December revealed that Swalwell was among a handful of Democrat politicians who’d developed a relationship with Fang Fang, a Chinese spy who’d been assigned to target up-and-coming politicians in the Bay Area.

Axios further reported that some of the relationships Fang wound up fostering were sexual in nature, but stopped short of naming names.

“Fang took part in fundraising activity for Swalwell’s 2014 re-election campaign, according to a Bay Area political operative and a current U.S. intelligence official. Swalwell’s office was directly aware of these activities on its behalf, the political operative said,” the outlet reported.

“Federal Election Commission records don’t indicate Fang herself made donations, which are prohibited from foreign nationals. Fang helped place at least one intern in Swalwell’s office, according to those same two people, and interacted with Swalwell at multiple events over the course of several years,” its reporting continued.

Federal authorities alerted Swalwell about Fang’s illicit ties in 2015, at which point he reportedly “cut off all ties” to her. She left the country later that same year.

The matter then remained under wraps — even as Swalwell began picking up high-level committee assignments, including one on the House Intelligence Committee — until Axios unearthed the story in late 2020.

Despite this bombshell finding, Democrats refused to heed calls from Republicans to, at the very least, remove Swalwell from the House Intelligence Committee.

“Why did no one take any steps to keep sensitive intel, at least as it relates to China, far away from a member who is at best potentially compromised?” one unnamed Republican reportedly close to the Trump White House complained to the New York Post at the time.

As to why Swalwell felt the need to protect Ocasio-Cortez from a debate challenge, the congresswoman does have a history of doing anything in her power to avoid debating others.

In one instance, she accused her challenger, conservative commentator and highly rated radio show host Ben Shapiro, of trying to catcall her.

In response, Shapiro mocked her.

“Catcalling must be very weird in Queens. I don’t know, construction workers standing on street corners and shouting to women ‘hey baby, wanna have an hour-long public conversation about trade policies?'” he said sarcastically during a Fox News appearance.

Vivek Saxena

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