Rep. Boebert trolls Biden with a mylar blanket during national address

While President Biden briefly mentioned immigration in his speech, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) curled up with a mylar blanket. Her protest was in reference to the mylar blankets often given to the swarms of migrants at the border. That’s why you might have heard a rustling sound during the broadcast.

Fox News confirmed with Boebert that the blanket was intentional. “Biden refused to bring attention to the crisis he created at the southern border,” Boebert tweeted. “So I did.”

Boebert was one of about 100 congress people watching Biden’s address in the House chamber of the Capitol. She live-tweeted her reaction.

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