Sixty-eight elected officials in Colorado have written a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House leaders asking for an investigation into the actions of Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) leading up to the violent insurrection at the Capitol last week.
According to local news station KUSA, the elected officials in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District expressed their “condemnation of Representative Lauren Boebert based on her association with the right wing groups that supported the insurrection of the Capitol Building.”
The letter, first obtained by Steamboat Pilot and Today, says “there is deep concern about her actions leading up to and during the protests that turned into a violent and deadly mob.”
Trump supporters on Jan. 6 stormed the U.S. Capitol while lawmakers were trying to confirm the Electoral College certifications, making Democrat Joe Biden the presidential election winner.
The letter goes on to say, “Boebert’s actions, including her statements on the floor immediately preceding the insurrection and her social media posts leading up to the riots were irresponsible and reprehensible.”
The officials continued, asking for an investigation into Boebert’s actions: “We believe there is more than enough information to warrant an investigation and we ask that you follow through with any appropriate disciplinary actions.”
Boebert came under fire for tweeting about Pelosi’s location as Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, writing that the Speaker had been “removed from the chamber.”
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