Welcome to Joe Biden America – republican lawmakers gun sets off metal detector, faces $5,000 fin

Pro-gun Republican lawmaker Lauren Boebert reportedly set off a metal detector and refused to comply with US Capitol Police Thursday, leaving her facing a possible $5,000 fine.

The newly elected Colorado congresswoman, an ardent support of former President Donald Trump who campaigned on a conservative platform that included fierce opposition to gun control, was said to have ignored a new requirement for representatives and senators to pass through a scanner inside the Capitol building.

Journalist Hugo Lovell tweeted: “House Republican Lauren Boebert now sets off the metal detector and refuses to comply with US Capitol Police, waking into the chamber [sic].

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“USCP not making a big deal but $5,000 fine comes out of member’s pay.”





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