Boebert asked Jewish visitors to Capitol if they were doing 'reconnaissance': report

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Rep. Tammy Boebert ran into a group of Jewish visitors who were there to see New York Rep. Tom Suozzi on the anniversary of the end of the Iran hostage crisis. A witness said she looked over the visitors "from head to toe" and then asked if they were there for "reconnaissance" Boebert confirmed the encounter but told BuzzFeed News her comments were not serious.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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