A videograb shows Marianna Pecora (in sky blue dress) reacting after being kicked by Marjorie Taylor Greene.
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An 18-year-old activist said that Republican politician Marjorie Taylor Greene kicked her during a recent confrontation over gun violence.
Marianna Pecora, who is a member of the Gen Z-led civic group Voters for Tomorrow, told The Washington Post how the situation unfolded from her perspective.
"We walked as a group because we were talking. I would say we had what I consider to be a pretty respectful conversation with her,” Pecora said.
"And there was a group of people, so I was pushed forward so that I was still on the sidewalk.
“And I was in front of her and she started kicking me.
In a video, which Greene, 48, shared on her Twitter account, the congresswoman appears to kick the 18-year-old walking in front of her.
The video showed Pecora is heard saying "Oh my God," after allegedly being kicked.
Greene could be heard saying, "Get out of the way," and rolls her eyes.
Nick Dyer, a spokesman for Greene who was with her during the incident on, denied the claim, saying, “There is literally nothing in the video to suggest Congressman Greene did anything.”
The video has gone viral on social media sites.
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