The White House Monday, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) for her recent boast that if she’d been in charge of organizing last year’s violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, people would have shown up armed and “won.”

Greene’s remarks, deputy White House Andrew Bates, press secretary, stated in a statement that the following: “slap in the face” To the law enforcement officers who risked the lives of members of Congress to protect them during the attack.

“It goes against our fundamental values as a country for a Member of Congress to wish that the carnage of January 6th had been even worse, and to boast that she would have succeeded in an armed insurrection against the United States government,” Bates said.

He continued: “All leaders have a responsibility to condemn these dangerous, abhorrent remarks and stand up for our Constitution and the rule of law.”

Greene Saturday’s inflammatory remarks were made at an annual gala hosted and hosted by the New York Young Republican Club. media reports She claimed she was part of the planning for the violent attack that left more than 100 people injured.

“I want to tell you something. If Steve Bannon and I had organized that, we would have won. Not to mention, we would’ve been armed,” Greene The crowd was told.

Rioters (*6*) ― with stun guns, pepper spray, baseball bats and other tools wielded as weapons.

After the White House She was condemned for her comments Greene Monday’s statement was a long defense of herself.

“The White House needs to learn how sarcasm works. My comments were making fun of Joe Biden and the Democrats, who have continuously made me a political target since January 6th,” She spoke.

She also made several references to firearms and the Second Amendment in her statement.

“The only time Democrats ‘support’ the 2A is when armed Antifa larpers want to defend perverts at drag queen story time or when leftist Hollywood celebs and politicians are protected by armed bodyguards,” She spoke.

GreeneTogether with a handful other far-right Republicans and Democrats, he demanded sympathy for Jan. 6 rioters and alleged they’re being held in exceptionally terrible conditions.

“I’ve never seen human suffering like I witnessed last night,” After visiting rioters in a D.C. correctional center, she tweeted. “While some were shown to us in seemingly beneficial programs, others were in tortuous lockdown. I’ll never forget hearing their screams.”

She told The Sunday Review last month that she’d asked Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), a member of the House If he wanted, the Republican leadership team “support investigations into the treatment of pretrial January 6 defendants,” He said he supported the idea.

Greene In the GOP-led election next year, is expected to be a strong GOP figure. House. Her party’s leaders have vowed to restore her committee assignments, which Democrats stripped last year because of her hateful and conspiratorial statements, including ones casting doubt on school shootings And the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.