The Hill reports:
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) displayed a thermal space blanket similar to those distributed to migrants held at detention facilities at the southern border during President Biden’s address to Congress on Wednesday.
A spokesperson for Boebert told The Hill that she was trying to highlight the recent surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. “President Biden did not address or bring attention to the crisis at our southern border. So Rep. Boebert did,” the spokesperson said.
During his address to Congress, Biden urged lawmakers to pass immigration reform and “get at the root of the problem of why people are fleeing to our southern border” from countries like Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
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