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Jamaal Bowman Responds to Marjorie Taylor Greene: Accuses MTG of Putting a “Target on My Back”, Compares Himself to Emmett Till and Mike Brown | The Gateway Pundit


Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) responded to accusations by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) that he has harassed, cursed at and led a mob against her, saying that it is Greene who is endangering his life, comparing himself to slain Black youths Emmett Till and Mike Brown.

Earlier Thursday Greene said at a Capitol Hill press conference that she felt threatened by Bowman after repeated incidents including one on the Capitol steps Wednesday and last month in Manhattan. TGP report by Jim Hoft at this link.

Video of Bowman threatening and cursing Greene in Manhattan at an April 4 rally Greene appeared at in support of President Trump on the day he was arraigned on campaign charges by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg:

Till, 14, who lived in Chicago and was visiting relatives on a summer vacation trip was kidnapped and brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955 after being accused of flirting with a white woman. The two white men accused in Till’s murder, Bryant’s husband Roy Bryant and ahis half-brother J.W. Milam were acquitted by an all white jury jury. The woman who made the accusation against Till, Carolyn Bryant, passed away last month at age 88.

Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri policeman in 2014 after Brown attacked the officer in his police car and tried to take his service weapon and then charged at the officer after initially fleeing from the altercation. Brown had robbed a convenience earlier in the day and assaulted the manager.

Bowman’s remarks were reported by Fox News reporter Chad Pergram on Twitter, who noted Greene showed up at Bowman’s presser:

“1) The intense verbal scrap between Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) intensified today after their altercation on the House steps last night which was caught on camera…2) At her press conference today, Greene said “I feel threatened by him.” She added that Bowman “has a history of aggression. Not just toward others. But toward me in particular.” When asked about last night’s dustup, Bowman called this “a little friendly banter.”…3) Greene then appeared and again accused him of “screaming and yelling very loudly.”…4) She said that when she was in Manhattan for the court appearance of former President Trump, Bowman “stood outside my car screaming and yelling and cursing, telling me to get the F out of there. He’s very aggressive.”…5) When Bowman heard about Greene’s accusations today, he sought out reporters a second time and accused Greene of targeting her because of his race…6) “Unfortunately, this country has a history of characterizing Black men who are outspoken, who stand their ground and who push back as being threatening and intimidating… She’s not even using a dog whistle, she’s using a bullhorn.”…7) Bowman then elevates the race debate ANOTHER notch. “This is the same reason why Mike Brown was killed. This is one of the reasons why Emmett Till was killed. And throughout history, Black men have continued to be characterized as aggressive because of our skin color.””

The Hill reported more of Bowman’s remarks (excerpt):

Bowman said he never invaded Greene’s personal space during their interaction and was laughing during the exchange.

“Anyone who has interacted with me, anyone who knows me, any reporters here know I’m middle school principal energy. I’m teacher energy. I’m always loving and engaging and friendly, except when kids are being killed in our streets. Everyone should be outraged about that,” he said.

On Wednesday, Bowman and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY) heckled embattled Rep. George Santos (R-NY) as he spoke to reporters. Santos cut short his remarks, but Greene stepped up to counter Bowman by bringing up Biden scandals and chanting, “impeach Biden!”

Greene also challenged Bowman about the 85,000 migrant children the Biden administration has lost track of. Bowman scoffed, blaming Fox News for the report when in actuality it was the New York Times (video below). AOC pulled Bowman away after he was shown up by Greene.

Biden lost 85,00 migrant children:

Go back and look at the Manhattan video. Is Bowman showing “middle school principal energy”, “teacher energy” or lynch mob energy?




This story originally appeared on TheGateWayPundit

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