Right-Wing Extremist Lauren Boebert to Guide Policy on House GOP Leadership Team

Despite winning reelection by just 550 votes in a race that’s now undergoing a recount, Rep. Lauren Boebert this week won a vote of confidence from her fellow Republican members of the U.S. House as she was elected to join the party’s policy committee. The office of Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold on Thursday announced Boebert’s unexpectedly close race with her Democratic challenger… Source Source / Read More: Right-Wing Extremist Lauren Boebert to Guide Policy on House GOP Leadership Team

Lauren Boebert Calls Separation of Church and State “Junk”

Congresswoman Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) spoke at a religious service this past weekend, where she denounced the longstanding consensus that there should be an established separation between church and state in the U.S. Speaking to a crowd at the Cornerstone Christian Center in Basalt, Colorado, on Sunday, the far right lawmaker suggested that the proverbial wall should come down — and that religion should dictate how the government acts. “The church is supposed to direct the government. The government is not supposed to direct the church,” Boebert said. “I’m tired of this separation of church and state junk.” Boebert also claimed…

AOC Tells Boebert to “Just Quit” After Tweet Rejecting Solutions to Gun Violence

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) castigated far right Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert (Colorado) on Wednesday after Boebert took to Twitter to preemptively reject any legislative attempts at reducing gun violence that will emerge from Congress after Tuesday’s horrific shooting in Uvalde, Texas. As Democrats in Congress began discussing legislation to address the epidemic of mass shootings in the U.S., begging their colleagues to put partisan politics aside, Boebert dismissed the issue offhand. “You cannot legislate away evil,” she wrote, implying that the root of gun violence could never be addressed despite the fact that many other countries have largely been…

At Least 40 Democrats Are Now Calling for Boebert to Be Removed From Committees

As Democratic leaders consider their options to punish Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) for her Islamophobic comments toward Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota), the list of Democrats calling for Boebert to be removed from her committee assignments is growing. On Thursday, 38 progressive lawmakers in the House released a statement in support of the punishment for Boebert. Led by Representatives Jamaal Bowman (D-New York), Cori Bush (D-Missouri), André Carson (D-Indiana) and Congressional Progressive Caucus chair Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington), the lawmakers decried Republican leaders’ tacit endorsement of hate speech against Omar and Muslims across the country. Over past weeks, videos have emerged showing…