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House GOP Lawmaker Denies Providing Tours Ahead of Capitol Breach

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House GOP Lawmaker Denies Providing Tours Ahead of Capitol Breach

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Freshman Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) denied she provided Capitol tours in the days leading up to the breach on Jan. 6. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) on CNN accused Boebert of giving a tour to a “large group” ahead of the riot that led to deaths and dozens of arrests. Cohen later said he had no evidence that the group was involved in the Capitol riots. “I did not give any tours between Jan 3rd and 6th,” Boebert told USA Today on Monday following Cohen’s remarks hours earlier. Cohen alleged that he and Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) “saw Boebert taking a group of people for a tour sometime after the 3rd [of Jan.] and before the 6th. I don’t remember the day.” He added that Boebert “had a large group with her.” Cohen then admitted on CNN that “I do not know” whether those individuals that he claimed to have seen …

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