Tag Archives: Lauren Boebert

QAnon Rep: Colleges Are “Leftist Training Camps”

The Colorado Times Recorder reports: Writing for Glenn Beck’s far-right website The Blaze, Boebert attacked Congressional Democrats’ proposed update to federal voting laws, called the For The People Act (H.R. 1), which among other reforms would implement many of Colorado’s “gold standard” election laws across the country. Despite having handily won an election conducted under these laws, Boebert accuses Democrats …

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QAnon Rep Opposes Equal Rights For “Transexites”

“The so-called Equality Act – we all know that that’s just the Democrats using a play on words. There’s nothing about equality in that act. If anything, it’s the supremacy of gays, and lesbians, and, um — transexites. “I mean, that’s what this is about, it’s about putting them higher than anyone else. It’s not about equality. “If you look …

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QAnon Rep Roasted Over Claim About Constitution

The Huffington Post reports: If you’re a politician who has promised to uphold the Constitution, it might help if you’re actually familiar with what document includes. Apparently, freshman Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) isn’t, based on a tweet she posted Friday. One man pointed out the real irony of Boebert’s tweet: She is currently co-sponsoring a Constitutional amendment to limit the …

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QAnon Rep Flaunts Guns In US House Zoom Session

The Hill reports: Freshman Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) responded to criticism of her gun storage in her Zoom background during a House Natural Resources Committee meeting. During the committee’s organizing meeting held over Zoom, the Republican appeared to have several guns including rifles and a hand gun propped up behind her on a book shelf. Her background was immediately spotted …

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QAnon Rep Mocked Over Fake Steak Attack On Gates

Mediaite reports: Talk about throwing out political red meat. Congresswoman and gun rights activist Lauren Boebert (R- CO) tweeted out an image of a steak on Tuesday, taunting Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to “come and take it,” in response to his call for widespread adoption of lab-created beef. But the rib steak image she so proudly tweeted out with the …

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QAnon Rep Cancels Town Hall Over Alleged Threats

The Montrose Press reports: What would have been U.S Rep. Lauren Boebert’s first stop in Montrose since being sworn in was canceled Saturday. Boebert, R-Colorado, had apparently been scheduled for an event here, word of which began circulating online Friday evening. But by Saturday, the event had been canceled and the host site, Circle 3 Cowboy Fellowship, reported receiving a …

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Democrats Seek To Revive Ban On Reps Carrying Guns

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) has revived a years-long effort to ban members of Congress from carrying guns on the Capitol grounds, a move likely to rankle Republicans who, in some cases, have refused to cooperate with newly mandated security screenings put in place in the wake of the violent attack of Jan. 6. Huffman filed the …

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QAnon Rep Accepts Gift Gun From Militia Leader

Salon reports: Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., received this weekend a custom-printed Glock 22 handgun with the congressional seal on the grip as an apparent gift from members of a group called “Boots on the Ground Bikers for Trump.” Boebert now says she does not currently have possession of the gun, perhaps because it’s a violation of House ethics rules for …

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QAnon Rep Files Bills To Overturn Biden Orders On Face Masks, World Health Organization, Paris Climate Accord

Colorado Public Radio reports: Republican Representative Lauren Boebert has introduced her first three bills in Congress. All three take aim at President Biden’s recent executives orders. The first bill would prevent the U.S. from spending any money to rejoin the Paris Climate agreement unless the Senate ratifies the agreement. The second bill would prevent funds going to the World Health …

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Dem Says QAnon Rep Gave Capitol Tour Before Riots

Mediaite reports: A House Democrat is suggesting that GOP colleague Rep. Lauren Boebert (CO) may have helped the Capitol rioters scope out the building ahead of the attack. Speaking with Jim Sciutto on CNN Monday, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) stated that Boebert led a number of people through the Capitol on a guided tour in the days leading up to …

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Spox For QAnon/GOP Rep Quits After Just Two Weeks

Axios reports: The communications director for Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado, a firebrand Republican freshman who boasts about carrying a gun to work, has quit after less than two weeks on the job. Ben Goldey’s resignation cited last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, which came amid efforts by Boebert and other Republican lawmakers to block certification of President-elect Joe …

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QAnon/GOP Rep: Stop Linking Me To The Capitol Riots

The Washington Post reports: Democrats this week demanded a full investigation into whether Republican House members assisted rioters in the attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, fueled in part by claims that at least one GOP lawmaker gave “reconnaissance” tours to groups the day before the attack. On Thursday, one Republican lawmaker came out swinging to deny any involvement in …

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GOP Reps Protest New Metal Detectors In US House

NBC News reports: Several Republican members of Congress on Tuesday complained about — or outright bypassed — the metal detectors to enter the House floor, which were ordered put in place by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after last week’s deadly riot at the Capitol. Ahead of a House vote Tuesday evening calling for Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the …

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QAnon/GOP Rep Faked Carrying Gun In Viral Video

The Washington Post reports: A spokesman for Boebert said she was not carrying the gun throughout the video shoot, despite the opening scene. D.C. gun laws do not recognize concealed-carry licenses from other states, and nonresidents must register firearms with D.C. police. A 1967 regulation exempts members of Congress from a federal law banning firearms on the Capitol grounds. “Congresswoman …

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QAnon Rep Vows To “Carry My Glock To Congress”

Newsweek reports: Lauren Boebert, a Republican who was recently elected as a representative of western Colorado to the United States Congress, said Sunday night that she plans to carry a weapon to the lower house. Boebert did not mince words in her tweet. “Let me tell you why I WILL carry my Glock to Congress. … Government does NOT get …

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QAnon Rep Wants To Carry Gun On Capitol Grounds

NBC News reports: Republican Lauren Boebert, 33, was elected this month from a conservative western Colorado district after gaining notice as a brash pro-gun activist who straps a Glock pistol to her hip. Boebert asked Capitol Police officials about carrying her weapon when she and other House freshmen taking office in January were in town recently for orientation programs, according …

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Reuters: Meet The Incoming House “QAnon Caucus”

Reuters reports: The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to condemn the pro-President Donald Trump online conspiracy theory known as “QAnon.” But multiple QAnon-friendly lawmakers may soon be taking seats in the House chamber. More than two dozen candidates for Congress in the Nov. 3 elections have endorsed or given credence to QAnon or promoted QAnon content online. Two are …

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NRA Endorses Extremist QAnon/GOP Candidates

Media Matters reports: The National Rifle Association released its list of candidate ratings and endorsements for the 2020 elections, endorsing two congressional candidates who support the dangerous QAnon conspiracy theory: Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert. On September 3, the NRA’s political action committee Political Victory Fund announced it had released its candidate grades and endorsements for the 2020 election …

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QAnon/GOP Nominee Has Been Arrested Four Times

The Denver Post reports: Congressional candidate Lauren Boebert — who often espouses a pro-police, law-and-order message on the campaign trail — has been arrested and summonsed at least four times over the past decade, records show. Boebert was arrested twice in Mesa County in 2015 after a verbal altercation with police at Country Jam, a music festival near Grand Junction. …

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Colorado #QAnon Cultist Defeats Trump-Endorsed GOP Incumbent In House Primary After Defying Lockdown

CNN reports: A five-term Republican congressman endorsed by President Donald Trump conceded his primary reelection bid in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday evening, a stunning upset that will vault his far-right challenger, Lauren Boebert, into the state’s general election. Boebert is the latest GOP candidate associated with the QAnon conspiracy theory, though she doesn’t go as far as self-professed …

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