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Democratic caucus chairs call for Boebert committee assignment removal

Democratic House caucus leaders are calling for Rep. Lauren Boebert to be removed from her committee assignments. The Colorado Republican made racist remarks about Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-American Democrat. Boebert refused to publicly apologize for her remarks, instead demanding in a phone call with Omar that she apologize.
2 months ago|Washington, United States

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More than 40 House Democrats call for Boebert to be stripped of committee assignments over anti-Muslim attacks

They said there must be "consequences when Members of Congress demonize an entire religion and promote hate from their positions of public trust.”

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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Democratic caucus chairs call for Boebert committee assignment removal

A group of five Democratic Caucus chairs penned an official statement&

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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House Democrats Demand Lauren Boebert Be Stripped Of Committee Assignments

Republicans have not held the Colorado congresswoman accountable for her Islamophobic attacks against Rep. Ilhan Omar.

2 months ago|United States
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38 House Democrats sign letter demanding Boebert be stripped of committee assignments for ‘weaponizing bigotry’

Thirty-eight Democrats from the House Progressive Caucus have signed on to a letter calling for leadership to strip committee assignments from U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), who was seen in at least three videos suggesting Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is a terrorist.The lawmakers in a statement cite Boebert's "Islamophobic comments and incitement of anti-Muslim animus," and note Omar has been ther target of "death threats and vitriol" as a …

2 months ago|United States
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Dozens of Democrat lawmakers want Lauren Boebert to be stripped of her committee assignments following her anti-Muslim 'Jihad Squad' comments

"Rep. Boebert has repeatedly weaponized dangerous, anti-Muslim bigotry at our colleague Representative Ilhan Omar," read a statement from lawmakers.

2 months ago|United States
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'There Must Be Consequences': Democratic Leaders Demand Boebert's Removal From Committees

"It should not be a partisan issue to condemn the explicit harassment and dangerous abuse of a colleague based on their religion, but this is the level to which the GOP leader and too many members of the Republican party have sunk."

2 months ago|United States
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Democratic caucus chairs, progressives call for Boebert to be stripped of committee assignments

DENVER – Five Democratic caucus chairs and several dozen Democratic House lawmakers – though none from Colorado – called Thursday for Rep. Lauren Boebert to be stripped of her committee assignments because of what they call “anti-Muslim bigotry” directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar.“There must be consequences for vicious workplace harassment and abuse that creates an environment so unsafe for colleagues and staff that it invites death threats against the…

2 months ago|Denver, United States
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'There must be consequences': Democratic leaders demand Boebert's removal from committees

Democratic House caucus leaders are demanding that Rep. Lauren Boebert be removed from her committee assignments following racist remarks she made about Rep. Ilhan Omar, condemning the Colorado Republican for putting the progressive Democrat and Muslims across the U.S. in danger. In a statement released Wednesday, Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Congressional Black Caucus Chair Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), Congressio…

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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Democrats Push to Remove Boebert From Committees After Islamophobic Comments

A group of Democrats is waging a campaign to get far right Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) removed from her committee assignments after it was revealed that she made Islamophobic comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) at a recent event.According to Politico, the Democrats are seeking a punishment for Boebert similar to ones that have already been levied on Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) and Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) after…

2 months ago|Sacramento, United States
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