But, footage later emerged that contradicted Boebert’s claim that she did not vote out of “protest” and appeared to suggest that she actually arrived too late to vote.
CNN producer Morgan Rimmer responded to Boebert’s video with a damning clip of the Republican representative running towards the Capitol entrance.
Rimmer explained: “Here is a clip from that night outside the Capitol, showing Rep. Boebert running up the stairs as though she was trying to make the vote, and me telling her that it had closed already.”
\u201cHere is a clip from that night outside the Capitol, showing Rep. Boebert running up the stairs as though she was trying to make the vote, and me telling her that it had closed already. \n\n*running up steps*\nMe: They closed it. \nBoebert: They closed it?\n*keeps running*\u201d
People online were quick to share their thoughts on the incident and what it might say about Boebert’s aptitude for the position she holds.
Someone argued: “You may scoff or poke fun, but in getting caught doing a hilarious little toddler run up the Capitol steps to miss the vote and then releasing a video lying about it, Boebert is truly embodying the highest GOP values: laziness, buffoonishness, and shameless dishonesty.”
Another said: “This is literally one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen. Perfect synopsis of how goofy, clueless, panicky and irresponsible Lauren Boebert is. Whoever her opponent is next year should start running this as a campaign ad.”
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