Georgia Republican who supports QAnon wins US House seat

President Trump calls Marjorie Taylor Greene a ‘future star’

Construction executive Marjorie Taylor Greene, third from left, claps with her supporters at a watch party event, late Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Rome, Ga. Greene, criticized for promoting racist videos and adamantly supporting the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory, won the GOP nomination for northwest Georgia's 14th Congressional District. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) (Mike Stewart, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

A Republican congressional candidate who expressed racist views and support for QAnon conspiracy theories has won a U.S. House seat representing northwest Georgia.

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s candidacy was bolstered by President Donald Trump. He called her a “future Republican Star.”

Greene was heavily favored in the conservative district even before Democratic challenger Kevin Van Ausdal suddenly dropped out in September.

Greene has claimed in online videos that Black and Hispanic men are being held back by “gangs and dealing drugs.” She has also alleged an “Islamic invasion” of government offices and accused Jewish billionaire George Soros of collaborating with Nazis.

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