Lauren Boebert lashes out at 'garbage' debt deal and explains why she skipped vote

Lauren Boebert lashes out at 'garbage' debt deal and explains why she skipped vote

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R) on Saturday said in a rant on Twitter that she was "ticked off" by the fact that she wasn't able to participate in the debt ceiling deal negotiations, and clarified that her no-show for the vote was actually a "protest."

Boebert, who has been consistently in opposition to the bill, skipped out on the vote after standing shoulder to shoulder with House Freedom Caucus members to decry the debt ceiling deal as a disaster for the country. In a tweet on Saturday, she explained her actions to all her followers.

"Hey, everyone, I'm back in Colorado, but let's talk about D.C.," Boebert begins. "No excuses, I was ticked off they wouldn't let me do my job, so I didn't take the vote."

Boebert adds that, "Once again, Washington's power machine shoved a multi-trillion-dollar bill down our throats, refused to allow debate or amendments, disregarded everything we fought for in January to actually allow representatives to do their jobs."

Instead, the controversial Republican notes, "they served us up a crap sandwich."

She referred to her refusal to attend the vote as a "no-show protest," and confirmed that she let her colleagues know she was "against this garbage of a bill" and "against bypassing the voice of each representative."

"Deals cut in the dark are why we are headed towards $36 trillion in debt, and I refuse to be a part of it," she concluded.

In the text accompanying the video, Boebert wrote, "Call it a protest — there’s absolutely no way to ever justify adding another $4-6 trillion in debt. This is more DC self-created garbage that I will always fight against."

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