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Democratic caucus chairs call for Boebert committee assignment removal

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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.
8 months ago·Washington, United States

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The Washington Post

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.”

8 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

Democratic caucus chairs call for Boebert committee assignment removal

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

8 months ago·Washington, United States
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HuffPost

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.

8 months ago·United States
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Raw Story

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 …

8 months ago·United States
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Business Insider

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.

8 months ago·United States
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Denver 7 News

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…

8 months ago·Denver, United States
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