Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert has been granted a temporary restraining order against her ex-husband Jayson Boebert. The Republican representing Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District was granted the temporary restraining order on Friday, Feb. 2.
According to court documents, Boebert was scheduled for a hearing in Garfield County court Thursday morning to request that the temporary restraining order be made permanent.
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. Jayson Boebert is facing three charges related to that incident; disorderly conduct, third-degree trespass and obstruction of a peace officer.
Theabout 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.
Theof last year.
The past few weeks have been busy for Lauren Boebert. In addition to the attention from law enforcement, the Republican announced that she will no longer seek reelection in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, instead. That district covers the Eastern Plains, currently represented by Republican U.S. Rep. Ken Buck who announced last fall that , due to the Republican Party’s support of former President Donald Trump and, what he called an embrace of conspiracy theories. He’s represented the district since 2015.
Boebert won her 2022 bid for reelection against Democratic challenger Adam Frisch in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District bywith more than 300,000 ballots cast. The race was so close it triggered an automatic recount. Frisch has said he’s .
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