If these claims are true, this representative is going to have a tough time next election.
The activists behind the campaign against North Carolina’s Rep. Madison Cawthorn— who subsequently lost his re-election bid—have now set their sights on Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert.
The American Muckrakers PAC, created by co-founders David B. Wheeler and Colonel Moe Davis, shot to fame with a damning campaign targeting far-right conspiracy theorist Cawthorn, who lost his bid for re-election in May to Sen. Chuck Edwards.
The group has now made bombshell allegations against Boebert, with Wheeler describing her as a “hypocrite” who advocates against abortion rights despite allegedly having two abortions herself. Newsweek has contacted Boebert for comment on the claims, but did not receive an immediate response.
What Are The Claims Against Boebert?
The American Muckrakers PAC claims that Boebert worked as an unlicensed paid escort and met clients through a website called SugarDaddyMeet.com.
“According to our investigation, Boebert was hired by a wealthy male client in Aspen, Colorado, who was a Koch family member. Boebert’s rich client subsequently introduced her to U.S. Senator [Ted] Cruz to run for political office,” a press release from the group reads.
The group also accused Boebert of taking at least $136,250 from Sen. Cruz for her campaign for Congress announced in 2019, and failing to disclose a $70,500 donation noted in Cruz’s Federal Election Commission filings.
Another accusation against Boebert is that she had two abortions, one of which was at Planned Parenthood—a claim that, if true, would contrast with Boebert’s proclaimed strong opposition to abortion rights.
“Boebert had an abortion at a clinic in Grand Junction, Colorado, sometime in 2004 or 2005 when she was approximately eighteen years old. It is not known whether this abortion was related to SugarDaddyMeet.com clients or someone else,” said American Muckrakers PAC.
“Then Boebert, twenty-three at the time, had an abortion in 2009 at the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, ‘due to her work with a SugarDaddyMeet.com client.'”
In 2021 Boebert pushed a bill to block funding to Planned Parenthood, as well as other health centers providing abortions. In the same year, she notoriously told Planned Parenthood “to go fund yourself.” On her website, Boebert prides herself in supporting “overturning Roe v. Wade and restoring the sanctity of life to the law.”
Other claims accuse Boebert of crashing an offroad 4×4 vehicle she was driving while drunk in Grand County, Utah, endangering the lives of her son and sister-in-law Tori Hooper who were on board, and failing to report the incident as required by Utah law. The group called Tori Hooper, who told them Boebert “begged” her to say nothing of the incident two weeks before the 2020 primary elections.
According to Utah Code for motor vehicles, drivers involved in accidents that cause injuries, death or damage to the vehicle of $2,500 or more are requested to report the accident within 10 days.
The American Muckrakers PAC said Boebert’s sister-in-law was brought to St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction by helicopter after the accident, as per audio evidence they have obtained.
Other claims are that Boebert paid for restaurant rent and her taxes with donor money and has threatened her employees if they protested about not being paid the money she allegedly owes them.
The New York Times reported on June 8 that Colorado officials are currently examining allegations that Boebert inflated the mileage she logged on the campaign trail in 2020 and used more than $20,000 in reimbursements from donors to pay off years of tax liens on her restaurant.
The group says it obtained this information after an “exhaustive investigation” and a tip from an anonymous verified source close to the matter.
David B. Wheeler, president of the group and one of its co-founders, called Boebert “as big a hypocrite as Madison Cawthorn.”
“He says one thing and does another. She says she is against abortion but has apparently had at least two abortions. She claims to be a devout Christian but is paid to escort wealthy men without a license and has two abortions she wants to make illegal for other women.”
Rep. Boebert appears to have replied to the allegations in a tweet that says: “Fact Check: Not true. Fake News. Four Pinocchios. Also…Y’all need Jesus!”
What a load of BS! What next…That someone in the GOP “conspired” with ALIENS???? This “PAC” needs to be shut down and the founders taken behind the woodshed and get paddled for telling lies…come to think of it, drag the ENTIRE DNC and the Dems from Washington behind there too!
Vote for Boebert this time, but replace her in the next election with a better, more Trump-like Republican…
Usual garbage! This kind of muckracking should be illegal.
Borders on libel I would think when the headline is below a picture of a noted very bright senator so that one thinks (of course) that he is the principal person in the headline. They could only mention him in the story with nothing whatever to do with the headline which was scurrilous.
They seem to be forgetting our pristine VP and her wonderful past !!!She wasn’t called a Head Cheerleader for nothing !! She was the biggest Bobble head in DC !!!No stepping stones, just knee pads !