Tag Archives: Colorado

Colorado Voters Press SCOTUS On Trump Ballot Ban

The Washington Post reports: A group of Colorado voters on Friday asked the Supreme Court to bar Donald Trump from the state’s primary ballot, telling the justices in their brief that he is ineligible to return to the White House after spearheading the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. The high court is set to consider on Feb. …

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Beetleboob Blasted As Carpetbagger During Debate

Axios reports: U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert defended her mountains-to-plains shift in congressional districts, even as Republican rivals used the contest’s first debate Thursday night to suggest she is a carpetbagger and hypocrite. She addressed it at the start, announcing she just moved to the area and signed a lease for a home in nearby Windsor. “I am here to earn …

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GOP Beetleboob Challenger Steps Down As Colorado House Minority Leader After DUI And Weapon Arrest

The Denver Post reports: State Rep. Mike Lynch, the embattled top Colorado House Republican and congressional candidate whose 2022 drunken driving arrest was revealed last week, said Wednesday he was stepping down as minority leader. Lynch made his announcement from the House floor, shortly after sending an email to the 18 other members of the Republican caucus. He is not …

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Pastor Accused Of Selling $3.4M In “Valueless” Crypto

The Denver Post reports: Speaking to online followers Aug. 22, 2022, Rev. Eli Regalado had a divine message. “It was last October that the Lord brought this cryptocurrency to me. He said, ‘Take this to my people for a wealth transfer.’ It has been confirmed a hundred times since,” the pastor said, according to a lawsuit filed in Denver this …

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Republicans Sign Amicus Brief In Trump Ballot Battle

The Messenger reports: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., were among 177 GOP members of Congress to sign their names to an amicus brief in support of Donald Trump ahead of a critical Supreme Court case. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, House Oversight Chair James Comer, R-Ky., and other Trump allies signed themselves to the …

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Club Q Mass Shooter Gets Federal Hate Crime Charges

The Associated Press reports: The shooter who killed five people and endangered the lives of over 40 others at a LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs appeared in federal court to face federal hate crimes Tuesday. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 23, pleaded not guilty to the federal charges Tuesday. Last year Aldrich was moved to the Wyoming State Penitentiary due to safety …

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QAnon CO Ex-Clerk: The Deep State Killed My Husband

From a January 2022 Daily Sentinel report: Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters is the subject of yet another lawsuit, but this time it’s from her ex-husband, Thomas Peters. The lawsuit, filed in Mesa County District Court in December, alleges that Tina Peters “through deceit and deception” initiated a quick-claim deed to transfer ownership of a home in the Spyglass Ridge …

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QAnon Ex-Colorado Clerk Loses Bid To Stop Felony Trial

The Colorado Sun reports: A federal judge Monday dismissed a lawsuit brought by former Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters that sought to bar authorities from prosecuting her on charges related to a 2021 security breach of her county’s election system. Peters, who faces trial next month on 10 counts in the alleged breach, filed the lawsuit in November seeking to …

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Colorado GOP Chair To Run For Retiring Rep’s Seat

The Colorado Sun reports: Dave Williams, the divisive chairman of the Colorado GOP, announced Monday that he will run to replace U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn in the state’s 5th Congressional District and that he will remain in his party leadership position during his campaign. Lamborn, who lives in Colorado Springs, shocked the political world Friday when he said that he …

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SCOTUS Agrees To Review Trump’s Colorado Ballot Ban

The Hill reports: The Supreme Court agreed to take up whether former President Trump can be disqualified from appearing on Colorado’s ballot over his actions surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, setting up a historic case that could upend the presidential election. The justices’ order sets the case up to be heard at a speedy pace, with oral arguments …

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9-Term CO Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn To Retire

Multiple political sources on Twitter are reporting that Colorado GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn will not seek reelection, with one reporter quoting him as saying, “I’m not getting any younger.” Now in his ninth term, Lamborn has a 0% rating on LGBTQ issues from the Human Rights Campaign. In December 2020, Lamborn was among the 126 House Republicans who signed onto …

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Trump Appeals Colorado Ballot Ban To Supreme Court

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to ensure he can appear on primary ballots across the country this spring by invalidating a ruling from Colorado’s top court that said Trump is ineligible to serve as president again. Under the Colorado decision, which is also the focus of a separate appeal filed by the …

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Man Fires Shots Inside CO Supreme Court Building

Denver’s Fox affiliate reports: According to the Denver Police Department, officers responded to a call at 1:15 a.m. about a two-car crash in the area of 13th Street and Lincoln. One of the drivers allegedly pointed a handgun at the other. A short time later, the Colorado State Patrol said the same suspect shot out a window on the east …

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CO Sec Of State: Death Threats Won’t Intimidate Me

The Hill reports: Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold (D) said she received death threats in the wake of the lawsuit that was filed in her state that eventually led to former President Trump being kicked off the ballot in her state. “Within three weeks of the lawsuit being filed, I received 64 death threats. I stopped counting after that,” …

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Colorado GOP Rips Beetleboob For Switching Districts

“From a party perspective, we certainly don’t think it was the best move. We felt that she was best suited for Congressional District 3 and that she was in the best position to win reelection and retain that for Republicans. “Time will tell whether or not we’re right, but I think she’s got a serious challenge on her hands, trying …

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Trump Back On CO Ballot Pending SCOTUS Ruling

The New York Post reports: Colorado’s secretary of state said Thursday that former President Donald Trump will remain on the 2024 primary ballot for certification next week, as the state Republican Party appeals a court ruling that had found him ineligible for office earlier this month. “With the appeal filed, Donald Trump will be included as a candidate on Colorado’s …

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Colorado GOP Appeals Trump Ballot Ban To SCOTUS

The Associated Press reports: The Colorado Republican Party on Wednesday appealed that state’s supreme court decision that found former President Donald Trump is ineligible for the presidency, the potential first step to a showdown at the nation’s highest court over the meaning of a 155-year-old constitutional provision that bans from office those who “engaged in insurrection.” The first impact of …

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Desperate Beetleboob Announces CO District Switch

The Denver Post reports: In a true Colorado political surprise, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert announced Wednesday night that she will abandon the congressional district she has represented for nearly three years — and seek her party’s nomination in 2024 on the other end of the state. Boebert said she will run to represent Colorado’s 4th Congressional District, vying to succeed …

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Denver Cops Increase Protection For Colorado Justices

ABC News reports: Denver police are increasing security for members of the Colorado Supreme Court after last week’s ruling that Donald Trump should be disqualified from running for president under the 14th Amendment. “Due to the open investigations and safety and privacy considerations, we will not be providing details of these investigations. The Department is providing extra patrols around justice’s residences …

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Beetleboob’s Challenger Leads 2024 Fundraising

The Insider reports: Lauren Boebert is facing a brutal and very expensive reelection fight in 2024. The lightning-rod Republican congresswoman from Colorado’s 3rd district’s main Democratic challenger, Adam Frisch, has been raking in jaw-dropping amounts of campaign cash. According to FEC data, Frisch’s campaign has raised over $7.7 million so far, making him one of the top fundraisers in the …

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