Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) caused outrage with her threatening reaction to Twitter’s suspension of fellow far-right extremist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account (R-Ga.).
Over the weekend, Twitter permanently suspended conspiracy theorist Greene’s personal account for repeated violations of the platform’s COVID-19 misinformation policy.
Boebert responded by claiming that Twitter had fired “a sitting US President” and “a sitting member of US Congress.” In January 2021, then-President Donald Trump was barred from entering the country for inciting the deadly U.S. Capitol riot.
Greene and Trump are “off course both from the same party,” according to Boebert.
“They forget that in 2022 we are taking back the House and we WILL be holding them accountable!” she added.
Later, Boebert lashed out after someone in Germany reported the post:
Critics highlighted the hypocrisy of Boebert’s rhetoric: