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Republican Lauren Boebert Granted Temporary Restraining Order


Republican Lauren Boebert has recently been granted a temporary restraining order against her ex-husband. This was granted after she had accused him of threatening to harm her and to enter the family’s home without permission.

Congresswoman Boebert, who is considered a far-right Republican and an ally of Donald Trump, recently decided to switch districts in order to avoid a difficult re-election bid.

The family issues she is facing is another reason she moved from Silt, Colorado to Windsor.

CBS News has more on Congresswoman Boebert’s request:

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The temporary protection order for domestic abuse was granted last week, just a couple of weeks following Jayson Boebert’s arrest in two separate incidents. The first incident happened just before 8 p.m. on Jan. 6 at a restaurant in Silt, Colorado with his ex-wife. Jayson Boebert is facing three charges related to that incident; disorderly conduct, third-degree trespass and obstruction of a peace officer.

The second incident happened about 1 a.m. on Jan. 9 at a residence outside Silt involving his 18-year-old son. In that incident, his son called authorities after Jayson Boebert allegedly assaulted him and grabbed a rifle. He is facing charges of prohibited use of weapons, harassment and assault in the third degree for that incident.

The couple’s divorce was final in October of last year.

NBC News has more on Jayson Boebert’s reaction to the restraining order:

Jayson Boebert said he’s just learning of the restraining order. In a text message to The Associated Press, he said he went into the home to clean it up in preparation for the arrival of “her Granny.” He also said that he was in fact the victim at the restaurant. “I would never harm Lauren I just want to move on and be in peace.”

He also accused his ex-wife of using the restraining order to “justify” her move to a new congressional district.

Jayson Boebert did not directly respond to specific questions about the Jan. 9 incident in the text messages to the AP.

The judge’s order established on Friday could be made permanent at a hearing on Thursday.



 

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