Anger as Boebert refers to ‘jihad squad’ in debate about Republican video depicting murder of AOC

Republican has a long history of bigoted comments Lauren Boebert has referred to Ilhan Omar as the “jihad squad member from Minnesota” during a House debate on Wednesday. Ms Boebert faced intense criticism on social media for the inflammatory comment during a debate over whether Paul Gosar should be censured for posting an anime clip depicting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez being killed.Continue reading “Anger as Boebert refers to ‘jihad squad’ in debate about Republican video depicting murder of AOC”

FBI Raids Home of Elections Official Tied to QAnon Voter Fraud Scheme

FBI agents on Tuesday raided the home of a Colorado elections official who was involved in an amateur QAnon-tied investigation of voter fraud in the 2020 election. Federal, state, and local law enforcement searched the homes of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters and three of her associates in the early-morning raids, according to Mesa County’s district attorney.Continue reading “FBI Raids Home of Elections Official Tied to QAnon Voter Fraud Scheme”

Boebert and Gaetz under fire over ‘joke’ about blowing up Capitol metal detectors at rally

‘Is it tannerite or C4 we want to put in those metal detectors when we blow them up?’ Colorado Republican Representative Lauren Boebert and her fellow GOP House member, Matt Gaetz from Florida, have come under fire for joking about blowing up the Capitol metal detectors. Mr Gaetz was speaking at a rally for Florida State Representative and Congressional candidate Anthony Sabatini on Sunday when heContinue reading “Boebert and Gaetz under fire over ‘joke’ about blowing up Capitol metal detectors at rally”

CSU Pueblo student arrested with firearms allegedly fantasized about mass shooting

A Colorado State University Pueblo student arrested Tuesday for having a large cache of loaded weapons on campus allegedly told other students and CSU Pueblo staff he fantasized about setting off pipe bombs in the university courtyard and gunning down other students as they fled. In an arrest affidavit obtained by The Pueblo Chieftain on Sept.Continue reading “CSU Pueblo student arrested with firearms allegedly fantasized about mass shooting”

FEC threatens Rep. Lauren Boebert with legal action after she made Venmo rent payments from her campaign account

FEC filings detail that Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert used campaign funds to pay rent and utilities via Venmo. Her campaign says she reimbursed all of the $6,650 spent by her campaign and that it was an error. The FEC says Boebert could still face “further legal action” and needs to provide more information. Freshman RepublicanContinue reading “FEC threatens Rep. Lauren Boebert with legal action after she made Venmo rent payments from her campaign account”

Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections

Reuters examined all 15 Republican candidates for secretary of state in five battlegrounds. Ten still question whether Trump lost the 2020 election. Democrats intensify fundraising as pro-Trump candidates aim to capture control of elections oversight in key states One leading candidate seeking to become Georgia’s chief elections official, Republican Jody Hice, is a Congressman whoContinue reading “Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections”

Colorado AG: Probe finds Aurora Police racially biased

Colorado’s attorney general said Wednesday that a civil rights investigation begun amid outrage over the death of Elijah McClain has found that the Aurora Police Department has pattern of racially biased policing. Attorney General Phil Weiser announced the investigation found the department has long had a culture in which officers treat people of color —Continue reading “Colorado AG: Probe finds Aurora Police racially biased”

Officers, paramedics charged in Elijah McClain’s 2019 death

Colorado’s attorney general said Wednesday that a grand jury indicted three officers and two paramedics in the death of Elijah McClain, a Black man who was put in a chokehold and injected with a powerful sedative two years ago in suburban Denver. The 23-year-old’s death gained widespread attention during last year’s protests against racial injusticeContinue reading “Officers, paramedics charged in Elijah McClain’s 2019 death”

Lauren Boebert admits to campaign finance problems: “I under-reported a lot of stuff” to the FEC

Gun-toting Colorado Republican’s 2020 campaign reports spending $2.6 million — which went to just 32 people Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., knows a thing or two about not following rules that apply to her. In light of recent reports of Boebert’s alleged or apparent violations of House ethics rules, an old interview from February reveals just how blatant herContinue reading “Lauren Boebert admits to campaign finance problems: “I under-reported a lot of stuff” to the FEC”

Lauren Boebert Doubles Down On Her Praise For Taliban

Republican Representative Lauren Boebert got called out for her tweet where she praised the Taliban for being the ones who actually “built back better,” but instead of admitting that she made a blunder, she decided that she should double down on her praise for the group. Her own defense of her comments makes absolutely noContinue reading “Lauren Boebert Doubles Down On Her Praise For Taliban”

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