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Rep. Boebert Refutes Allegations She Provided ‘Reconnaissance’ at Capitol Building

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Rep. Boebert Refutes Allegations She Provided ‘Reconnaissance’ at Capitol Building

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Newly-elected Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) on Monday refuted accusations that she provided “reconnaissance” to rioters around the Capitol prior to Jan. 6. “I brought my family to the Capitol on January 2nd for a tour and on the 3rd for pictures to commemorate the day I was sworn in as a Member of the U.S. Congress. Again, the only people I have ever had in the Capitol with me during the 117th Congress are my young children, husband, mom, aunt, and uncle,” she said in an open letter (pdf) addressed to Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.). According to Boebert’s letter, Cohen made the allegation to a CNN host on Monday. The CNN host said: “I want to ask you about something specific because several of your colleagues have alleged that the rioters may have received inside help, including raising the prospects of tours, conducted or with the ok, of fellow sitting Members of …

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