Lock Her Up: QAnon Congresswoman Lauren Boebert has been identified as giving a tour of the U.S. Capitol before the Jan. 6 assault on the building.
The Daily Beast reports:
Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) said Monday that he saw QAnon-curious freshman Congresswoman Lauren Boebert (R-CO) leading a “large group” through a tour of the Capitol in the days before the riots. Cohen said he does not know whether anyone in the crowd later took part in the violent Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Speaking on CNN, Rep. Cohen said:
We saw Congresswoman Boebert taking a group of people for a tour sometime after the 3rd and before the 6th. I don’t remember the date. We were walking in a tunnel and we saw her … and she had a large group with her.
“We saw congress[woman] Boebert taking a group of people for a tour sometime after the 3rd and before the 6th.” — Rep. Steve Cohen says he and a colleague saw Rep. Boebert giving people a tour of the Capitol in the days leading up to the riot pic.twitter.com/dNPymWqjPY
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 18, 2021
The identification of Boebert leading a tour before the assault is significant because a recent report notes:
Evidence suggests Republican members of Congress conspired with the terrorists who invaded the U.S. Capitol by providing detailed “reconnaissance” tours of the Capitol the day before the terrorists attacked.
However, Boebert is denying Cohen’s claim. USA Today correspondent Christal Hayes reports Boebert has issued a statement claiming:
I did not give any tours between Jan 3rd and 6th.
NEW: In a text to me just now, @laurenboebert denied this allegation made on CNN by @RepCohen that she led a tour before the Capitol attack.
“I did not give any tours between Jan 3rd and 6th,” Boebert says. https://t.co/9OzNoD0WYh
— Christal Hayes (@Journo_Christal) January 18, 2021
Previously Progressive Secular Humanist reported that QAnon Congresswoman Lauren Boebert had been locked out of her Twitter account after being accused of working with the terrorists who stormed the U.S. Capitol.
Boebert, a newly elected member of congress and a big QAnon supporter, is also facing calls for her arrest after live-tweeting Nancy Pelosi’s location to terrorists as they stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.
In fact, many in Boebert’s home state of Colorado are demanding that she resign for her part in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol. In a press release the activist group Rural Colorado United asked Congress to expel her:
Lauren Boebert has betrayed the American people and is a conspirator in the insurrection that occurred at Capitol Hill on January 6th. As the citizens she represents in Congress, we cannot recall her and we cannot impeach her, but we do not accept that she is fit to represent the people of Colorado District 3 in Congress. We can only hope that her colleagues in Congress expel her.
Bottom line: QAnon Congresswoman Lauren Boebert has been identified as giving a tour of the U.S. Capitol before the Jan. 6 assault on the building.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.