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    Roger Sollenberger July 14, 2020 7:05PM (UTC) Lauren Boebert, supporter of the QAnon deep state conspiracy theory movement and newly-minted Colorado Republican congressional candidate, has put her restaurant front and center in her campaign. Shooters Grill, which Boebert co-owns with her husband in Rifle, Colo., has a schtick. Wait staff are required to wear holstered and loaded guns as they serve customers. (For years, they were not required to take training courses.) : It keeps that feeling of the...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Republican Lauren Boebert, running to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, celebrated America’s independence with Pres. Donald Trump and family. (credit: Lauren Boebert) Boebert thanked Eric Trump and his wife for their warm welcome and amazing support on social media. They celebrated Independence Day with a fireworks show at Mt. Rushmore on Friday night. Boebert was among the 7,000 people at the fireworks celebration with Pres. Trump on July 3. Earlier this week, Boebert defeated five-term incumbent Rep. Scott...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Republican Lauren Boebert, running to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, is celebrating America’s independence with Pres. Donald Trump. They’ll be celebrating Independence Day with a fireworks show at Mt. Rushmore on Friday night. (credit: Lauren Boebert) Earlier this week, Boebert defeated five-term incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary. (credit: CBS) Boebert owns a restaurant on the Western Slope that opened for dine-in service in May and violated a cease and desist order. She and her restaurant...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Republican Lauren Boebert, running to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, will spend July 4th with Pres. Donald Trump. They’ll be celebrating Independence Day at the same event. (credit: Lauren Boebert) Earlier this week, Boebert defeated five-term incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary. (credit: CBS) Boebert owns a restaurant on the Western Slope that opened for dine-in service last month and violated a cease and desist order. She and her restaurant also made headlines for employees...
    Lauren Boebert, the congressional candidate who just won Colorado’s Republican primary, is making headlines once again for her political views. Hide The conservative figure first shot to prominence last year after crashing an event for then-Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke to denounce his stance on gun control. Hide Boebert’s other claim to fame is Shooters Grill, a restaurant that encourages its employees to open-carry firearms while on the job. The restaurant had its food license suspended in May after refusing...
              DENVER, Colorado (AP) — A pistol-packing restaurant owner who has expressed support for a far-right conspiracy theory has upset five-term U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton in Colorado’s primary elections. Tipton became the fourth House member to lose renomination bids this year. Republican Reps. Steve King of Iowa and Denver Riggleman of Virginia, and Democrat Daniel Lipinski of Illinois, have already been ousted by challengers. Lauren Boebert waits for returns during a watch party...
    By JIM ANDERSON, NICHOLAS RICCARDI and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didnt shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot against President Donald Trump that involves satanism and child sex trafficking. “Everything that I’ve heard of Q, I hope that this is real because it only means that America is getting stronger and better, and people are returning to...
    DENVER (AP) — When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didn’t shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot against President Donald Trump that involves satanism and child sex trafficking. “Everything that I’ve heard of Q, I hope that this is real because it only means that America is getting stronger and better, and people are returning to conservative values,” she said. At the time, Boebert was...
    DENVER (AP) — When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didn’t shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot against President Donald Trump that involves satanism and child sex trafficking. “Everything that I’ve heard of Q, I hope that this is real because it only means that America is getting stronger and better, and people are returning to conservative values,” she said. At the time, Boebert was on...
    By Jim Anderson, Nicholas Riccardi and Alan Fram | Associated Press DENVER — When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didn’t shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot against President Donald Trump that involves satanism and child sex trafficking. “Everything that I’ve heard of Q, I hope that this is real because it only means that America is getting stronger and better, and people are returning...
    By JIM ANDERSON, NICHOLAS RICCARDI and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didnt shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot against President Donald Trump that involves satanism and child sex trafficking. “Everything that I’ve heard of Q, I hope that this is real because it only means that America is getting stronger and better, and people are returning to...
    Roger Sollenberger July 2, 2020 12:06AM (UTC) President Donald Trump on Tuesday tweeted his admiration for a right-wing fringe candidate who defeated the five-term incumbent who he had endorsed in a Colorado primary election. Congratulations on a really great win! Trump wrote in the tweet, applauding Lauren Boebert, the 33-year-old Republican candidate who supports the QAnon conspiracy theory and handed a decisive loss to long-serving Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. : The day before, the president had tweeted: Congressman @ScottRTipton is a great supporter of the...
    DENVER (AP) — When Lauren Boebert was asked in May about QAnon, she didn’t shy away from the far-right conspiracy theory, which advances unproven allegations about a so-called deep state plot against President Donald Trump that involves satanism and child sex trafficking. “Everything that I’ve heard of Q, I hope that this is real because it only means that America is getting stronger and better, and people are returning to conservative values,” she said. At the time, Boebert was...
    A restaurant owner and political newcomer in Colorado scored an upset Republican primary victory Tuesday over a five-term congressman endorsed by President Trump. Lauren Boebert has made headlines for defying coronavirus restrictions, boosting the QAnon conspiracy theory and staunchly supporting guns — and now shes headed to the general election in November. Boebert, 33, owns the Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado, where workers openly carry guns while serving customers. CBS This Morning asked Boebert in a 2014 profile about the possibility...
    Getty/Emily Kask Lauren Boebert received her main election in Colorado’s third Congressional District on Tuesday. Lauren Boebert is a right-wing congressional candidate who, on Tuesday, defeated five-term Rep. Scott Tipton in Colorado’s third Congressional District main, regardless of Tipton having President Trump‘s endorsement. Boebert’s marketing campaign is basically centered on her fervent perception in gun rights, and she or he can also be an obvious supporter of the QAnon conspiracy concept. Final...
    Getty/Emily Kask Lauren Boebert won her primary election in Colorados 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday. Lauren Boebert is a right-wing congressional candidate who, on Tuesday, defeated five-term Rep. Scott Tipton in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District primary, despite Tipton having President Trump‘s endorsement. Boebert’s campaign is largely centered on her fervent belief in gun rights, and she is also an apparent supporter of the QAnon conspiracy theory. Last month another QAnon believer, Marjorie Taylor Greene, also won a Republican...
    Lauren Boebert, the owner of a gun-friendly restaurant who has expressed support of the QAnon conspiracy theory, won the Republican primary for Colorado’s 3rd district in an upset victory over incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton. Hide Tipton, a five-term congressman, was widely expected to win the race, even receiving an endorsement from President Trump on Monday. Hide “Congressman @ScottRTipton is a great supporter of the #MAGA Agenda!” Trump tweeted. “He fights for your #2A rights and the Border Wall. Scott is...
    Lauren Boebert, the Colorado restauranteur who went viral last year for confronting Beto ORourke over gun rights, could be headed for Congress. In a stunning upset Tuesday night, Boebert defeated Rep. Scott Tipton — whom President Donald Trump had endorsed — in the Republican primary election for Colorados 3rd Congressional District. When DecisionDeskHQ called the race in Boeberts favor, just minutes before 10 p.m. EST, Boebert had a significant lead of nearly 10,000 votes.CO House District 03 Republican Primary...
    Tipton conceded in an email sent by his longtime campaign consultant Michael Fortney. (Third) District Republicans have decided who they want to run against the Democrats this November, Tipton wrote. I want to congratulate Lauren Boebert and wish her and her supporters well. Boebert made a name for herself after loudly protesting Democratic Gov. Jared Polis orders to close businesses to fight the coronavirus pandemic. She opened her Shooters Grill restaurant in defiance of closure orders. Boebert confronted then-Democratic presidential...
    The June 30 primary election in Colorado was marked by a massive turnout — more than 1.45 million ballots cast, representing over 41 percent of the electorate — and a mix of expected results and grabby surprises. Among the expected outcomes was a win by ex-Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, who earned the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate (and the right to compete against Republican incumbent Cory Gardner) after overcoming a spirited challenge from Andrew Romanoff. The biggest surprise? Lauren...
    Colorado Republican Lauren Boebert The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Colorado, Oklahoma, and Utah held their downballot primaries on Tuesday, and you can find the results at the links for each state. We’ll have a comprehensive rundown in our next Digest. Leading Off ● CO-03: Businesswoman Lauren Boebert, who...
    DENVER (AP) — Five-term Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton was upset in Tuesday’s Republican Party primary by Lauren Boebert, a pistol-packing businesswoman, ardent defender of gun rights and border wall supporter who wants to abolish the U.S. Department of Education. Boebert won after a campaign in which she accused Tipton of not being sufficiently pro-Donald Trump even though the president had endorsed Tipton, and even though Tipton is the Trump campaign’s co-chair for Colorado. Trump congratulated Boebert on Twitter, saying,...
    Businesswoman Lauren Boebert, who runs a gun-themed restaurant where servers openly carry firearms, has defeated Colorado Rep. Scott Tipton in a stunning upset in Tuesday’s Republican primary. With most votes counted, Boebert was leading 54-46, prompting Tipton to concede. There was no reason to think the ultra-conservative congressman would have any issues winning renomination: Shortly after Boebert launched her campaign in December, Tipton earned a coveted Trump endorsement tweet—usually more than enough to ward off any trouble. Like a classic Republican outsider, Boebert attacked the...
    Republican Colorado Rep. Scott Tipton has been unseated by a QAnon conspiracy believer and restaurant owner who proudly violated the states COVID-19 guidelines. Tiptons surprising loss to Lauren Boebert on Colorados reliably conservative Western Slope after first being elected to Congress in 2010 makes him the fourth incumbent House lawmaker to be vanquished in a primary challenge this cycle. Hell be the fifth if New York Democrat Eliot Engel loses his contest against public middle school teacher Jamaal Bowman. Boebert,...
    A political novice, gun-rights activist, and gun-themed restaurant owner ousted a five-term Republican incumbent endorsed by President Trump in a surprise primary victory Tuesday in Colorado. Lauren Boebert, 33, the owner of Shooters Grill in (of course) Rifle, Colorado, where patrons are encouraged to openly carry guns, and which refused to close during the deadly pandemic until the Garfield County sheriff obtained a cease-and-desist order against her, unseated veteran politician Scott Tipton. During the campaign, Boebert argued that Tipton voted...