Crockett: ‘I’d be hard-pressed to find someone dumber’ than Greene

Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas) on Thursday told ABC host Jimmy Kimmel that she’d “be hard-pressed to find someone dumber” in the House than Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.).

Greene and Crockett fought last month at a late-night House hearing, and their animosity has not gone down in the ensuing weeks, Crockett’s remarks suggested.

“I’d be hard-pressed to find someone dumber,” Crockett said when asked by Kimmel on his late night show if Greene is “the dumbest person in the House of Representatives.”

The late-night host and the Texas congresswoman discussed the chaos that erupted at the hearing last month, when Greene made a remark about Crockett’s eyelashes and Crockett then made a jab at Greene’s appearance.

The hearing was supposed to be about Attorney General Merrick Garland and the GOP effort to hold him in contempt of Congress, but it quickly went off the rails.

“And the hearing was supposed to be about the AG, right?” Crockett told Kimmel. “So, we’re supposed to be talking about AG Merrick Garland. And she starts talking about Judge [Juan] Merchan.”

Merchan is the judge who presided over Trump’s hush money trial in New York.

“So, now I’m upset ‘cause it’s already late at night, [I’ve] been here all day, ready to work, y’all aren’t here. And you’re still talking about that failed trial. So, I had to ask her if she understood, ‘cause she’s not the brightest.”

The Hill has reached out to Greene’s office.

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