Rep. Lauren Boebert Uses Story About Giving Birth In Truck To Attack Parental Leave

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Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) argued against parental permission successful a YouTube rant successful which she recalled giving commencement successful a motortruck and past attacked Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg with a homophobic dig.

Boebert joined the right-wing chorus of criticism against Buttigieg for taking paid permission to attraction for the twins helium welcomed with hubby Chasten, alleging helium was neglecting his Cabinet duties arsenic proviso concatenation snarls plagued the state — adjacent though Buttigieg said helium was connected manus “24/7” for emergencies.

“While the state fell into 1 of the worst supply-chain crises since 1979, the feline successful complaint of it all, Mayor Pete, was connected a two-month maternity, paternity, immoderate the heck you privation to telephone it, leave,” the conspiracy theory-endorsing lawmaker said successful her latest “Bullet Points with Lauren Boebert” monologue.

“The feline was gone, the feline was not working. Because why? He was trying to fig retired however to thorax feed,” she added, echoing a similarly violative comment made by Fox News property Tucker Carlson.

“I delivered 1 of my children successful the beforehand spot of my truck. Because, arsenic a ma of four, we got things to do,” Boebert continued. “Ain’t cipher got clip for 2 and a fractional months of maternity leave. We person a satellite to prevention here.”

Boebert did not notation to the hospitalization of Buttigieg’s son implicit the weekend. And portion immoderate media outlets questioned Boebert’s recollection of the commencement of her kid (after all, she does person a past of pushing lies), a 2009 study from The Aspen Times appears to backmost up her claim.

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