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Nevada's Amodei Votes Against Kicking Greene Off Committees

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican Rep. Mark Amodei of Nevada voted against an effort by the House Democratic majority Thursday to remove a freshman Georgia Republican congresswoman from her committee assignments over her racist remarks, endorsement of violence against officials and embracement of conspiracy theories about the Las Vegas mass shooting and other events.

Amodei said in a statement Thursday that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has made "many unacceptable statements" before being elected but that she's ultimately responsible to the voters who elected her.

Amodei says Democrats are being hypocritical and says they failed to hold their own members to account for their past comments.