Here are the 11 Republicans who voted to remove Greene from House committees

Eleven House Republicans joined all Democrats on Thursday to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor GreeneMarjorie Taylor GreeneRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she's meeting with Trump 'soon' in Florida QAnon site shutters after reports identifying developer Republicans head to runoff in GA-14 MORE (R-Ga.) of her committee assignments for embracing conspiracy theories and political violence — a figure much higher than expected heading into the unusual vote. 

While the vast majority of House Republicans rallied behind Greene in the day’s extraordinary debate, the 11 defectors represent a figure similar to that of last month’s vote to impeach former President TrumpDonald TrumpHarry Reid reacts to Boehner book excerpt: 'We didn't mince words' Man arrested for allegedly threatening to stab undercover Asian officer in NYC Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech MORE for inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. 

There was little overlap between the two groups, however, as only three Republicans supported both Trump’s impeachment and the effort to knock Greene from the two committees — Budget, and Education and Labor — where GOP leaders had placed her just days before.


That short list included Reps. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden assails 'epidemic' of gun violence amid SC, Texas shootings Kinzinger is first GOP lawmaker to call on Gaetz to resign Marjorie Taylor Greene rakes in over .2M in first quarter MORE (Ill.), Fred UptonFrederick (Fred) Stephen UptonBipartisan lawmakers call for action on anti-hate crime measures Bipartisan lawmakers urge Biden to send more vaccines to Michigan amid spike University of Michigan regent, who chairs state GOP, censured over 'witches' comment MORE (Mich.) and John KatkoJohn Michael KatkoLegislation seeks metrics to boost border funding for future migrant 'surge' Lawmakers reintroduce legislation to secure internet-connected devices House Republicans who backed Trump impeachment warn Democrats on Iowa election challenge MORE (N.Y.). 

A total of 199 Republicans — including the party’s leadership — stood by Greene, compared to the 11 who joined with Democrats.

The list of defectors featured three Republicans from Florida, the home of a 2018 high school shooting massacre that Greene has suggested was a hoax. Those Florida lawmakers were Reps. Mario Diaz-BalartMario Rafael Diaz-BalartGOP lawmakers ask Biden administration for guidance on reopening cruise industry The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by Facebook — Biden delivers 100 million shots in 58 days, doses to neighbors Biden grants temporary legal status to thousands of Venezuelans in US MORE, Carlos Gimenez and Maria Elvira Salazar.

"When she goes after students, victimsf, and survivors of senseless gun violence as in the case of the Parkland High School shooting, she loses all credibility as someone assigned to crafting policies in protection of our children from violence," Gimenez said in a statement.

In another regional trend, a number of Republicans from New York and its surrounding areas also voted to punish Greene, including Katko, Chris Jacobs (N.Y.), Nicole Malliotakis (N.Y.) and Chris SmithChristopher (Chris) Henry SmithThe Hill's Morning Report — Presented by Facebook — Biden delivers 100 million shots in 58 days, doses to neighbors The eight Republicans who voted to tighten background checks on guns House approves bills tightening background checks on guns MORE (N.J.).

Greene has suggested that the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which partially occurred in New York and effected the tri-state area, were also a hoax. 


First-term Rep. Young Kim (Calif.), who represents a competitive swing district, also voted to remove Greene from committees, as did Rep. Brian FitzpatrickBrian K. FitzpatrickHouse panel opens probe into Tom Reed over sexual misconduct allegations Fitzpatrick replaces Tom Reed as House Problem Solvers co-chair The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by Facebook — Biden delivers 100 million shots in 58 days, doses to neighbors MORE, a centrist Pennsylvanian who has criticized Trump vocally in the past.  

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee began running ads this week against some of the 11 Republicans, accusing them of having "stood with Q, not you." Fitzpatrick, Kim and Salazar were among the committee's targets.

Katko said after the vote that he looked at Greene's history and was left with no choice. 

"I looked at the facts and circumstances, like I did as a prosecutor, and I made a decision accordingly," he said, adding that he's not concerned about the political fallout that might follow.

"I don't worry about political ramifications of my votes," he said. 

Yet Katko also had a warning for his colleagues across the aisle, saying Democrats should expect Republicans to use the same gambit to punish wayward lawmakers whenever the GOP is back in the House majority. 

"They've opened a can of worms, and they're going to live with it now going forward," he said. 

Diaz-Balart said that he thinks Greene's comments were "unacceptable," while calling for some Democrats, including Reps. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar rips Bezos amid union fight: Forces workers to 'defecate in bags' Omar slams Biden admin for continuing 'the construction of Trump's xenophobic and racist wall' The Hill's Morning Report - Biden's infrastructure plan triggers definition debate MORE (Minn.) and Maxine WatersMaxine Moore Waters10 Democrats join NAACP lawsuit against Trump Congress must help find a faster solution to pay 10 Million past due rents Biden faces decision time on eviction moratorium MORE (Calif.), to be removed from committees as well for making controversial remarks. 

Salazar cited Greene's suggestions that the 2018 school shooting in her state was staged, that a plane didn't crash into the Pentagon on 9/11 and that California wildfires were caused by a space laser to pave the way for a high-speed rail project tied to PG&E and the Rothschilds, a Jewish banking family. 

"Voting against a member of your own party is never easy, but everyone in Congress must be held to the same high standard," Salazar said in a statement. 

Kinzinger, a vocal Trump critic who also backed impeachment last month, had telegraphed for days that he'd support removing Greene from committees.

"I think a district has every right to put who they want there. But we have every right to take a stand and say, ‘You don't get a committee.’ And we definitely need to do that," Kinzinger said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." 


But some of the Republicans who backed impeachment last month opted to side with Greene on Thursday. 

Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneySunday shows preview: Democrats eye two-part infrastructure push; Michigan coronavirus cases surge Trump faces test of power with early endorsements Budowsky: Great for Dems: Trump dominates GOP MORE (Wyo.), the third-ranking House Republican, voted "no." House GOP lawmakers allied with Trump demanded a vote on Wednesday to try to oust her from her leadership position for supporting impeachment, but she ultimately fended off the challenge.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyRepublican House campaign arm rakes in .7 million in first quarter McCarthy asks FBI, CIA for briefing after two men on terror watchlist stopped at border Harris in difficult starring role on border MORE (R-Calif.), who spoke in support of Cheney during Wednesday’s GOP conference meeting, blasted Democrats for establishing what he described as a “dangerous new standard that will only deepen divisions.”

McCarthy had offered to remove Greene from the Education and Labor Committee and place her on the Small Business Committee instead, given the outrage over her past remarks questioning the veracity of school shootings.

But House Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerHouse to vote on DC statehood, gender pay gap Moderate Democrats warn leaders against meddling in Iowa race Democrats vow to go 'bold' — with or without GOP MORE (D-Md.) rejected the idea on the grounds that Democrats believed Greene had forfeited the privilege to serve on any committees at all. 

Updated at 8:27 p.m.