The House of Representatives voted to kill a resolution to censure progressive Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Wednesday night.
Nearly two dozen Republicans voted along with all House Democrats to table the resolution in a final vote of 222 to 186 in favor of killing the motion without debate.
Democrats briefly broke out into applause when the resolution failed.
Tlaib had been the target of a censure, a form a formal punishment in the House, introduced by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., over Tlaib’s comments and actions related to the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas.
Greene had blamed Tlaib for a protest last month that saw hundreds of Gaza ceasefire demonstrators arrested after they took over the Cannon House Office building. Greene repeatedly referred to the protest as an “insurrection” in the text of her resolution.
After the vote Greene railed against the 23 Republicans who opted to table her resolution, calling them “feckless.”
“This is why Republicans NEVER do anything to stop the communists Democrats or ever hold anyone accountable!!” Greene wrote on X, formerly Twitter.