Marjory Taylor-Green was removed from her committee assignments because of things she said. I understand that what she said crossed a line. I also hear that what she said helped incite violence. However, aren't there others who have done the same thing? There were congressmen who were pro the black lives matter protests - which certainly caused more damage than those in the capitol.

Have other lawmakers been punished in this way for things they have said? Is the house or senate currently considering doing the same for any other representatives?

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    Could you state please what the question actually is, @Burt? – Gregory Feb 5 at 20:15
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    The Capitol riots resulted in five deaths. The BLM protests, to the best of my knowledge, resulted in zero. I guess it depends on what you consider to be more valuable - property, which can be repaired, or human lives, which can't. – F1Krazy Feb 5 at 20:30
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    @F1Krazy forbes.com/sites/jemimamcevoy/2020/06/08/… – Burt Feb 5 at 20:33
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    Judging by the downvotes, I think your question is coming off as just trying to push an equivalency about what people said rather than a genuine question about when/how lawmakers have been punished for what they've said. I didn't want to make this big of an edit and potentially change what you're asking about, but I believe you could get rid of everything except your first two and last two sentences and people will no longer think it's a bad-faith/unclear question. – Giter Feb 5 at 21:13
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    @Burt These are mostly just normal murders where the victims happened to have attended a protest, or murders that happened during times when there were protests. Of those 19: 1 was a police officer who was targeted (though the police were unsure if there was a connection to the protests), 4 were possible or suspected looters who were killed, 4 were cases where peaceful protesters were the victims of attacks by counter-protesters, while 10 were murders completely unrelated to any protests. – divibisan Feb 5 at 21:26

Yes, it has happened before.

In January 2019, Representative Steve King (R-IA) was removed from his position on the Judiciary and Agriculture Committees by his party leadership after questioning why white supremacy is considered offensive.

Source: New York Times

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