Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband, Perry Greene, filed for divorce on Tuesday, in keeping with courtroom paperwork printed on-line.

The petition, filed within the Floyd County, Georgia, courtroom, mentioned the wedding was “irretrievably damaged” and indicated that the couple, who’ve been married for 27 years, had been separated for a while.

In an announcement to HuffPost by way of a spokesperson, the extremist lawmaker mentioned: “Marriage is a superb factor and I’m a agency believer in it. Our society is fashioned by a husband and spouse making a household to nurture and shield. Collectively, Perry and I fashioned our household and raised three nice children. He gave me the very best job title you may ever earn: Mother. I’ll at all times be pleased about how nice of a dad he’s to our kids. This can be a personal and private matter and I ask that the media respect our privateness presently.”

Rep. Greene’s spokesperson additionally offered an announcement from Perry Greene.

“Marjorie has been my finest buddy for the final 29 years and he or she has been a tremendous mother!” it mentioned. “Our household is our most vital factor we’ve completed. As we go on totally different paths we’ll proceed to give attention to our 3 unimaginable children and their future endeavors and our friendship.”

Greene was elected to Congress in 2020. She has since gained nationwide prominence for her inflammatory rhetoric, diehard assist of Donald Trump and embrace of conspiracy theories. Previous to her election, she helped run a household building enterprise together with her husband.

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