He was then interrupted by Representative Lauren Bobert (R-Colo.), Who said, “You put them there. Thirteen of them! ”
“One of those soldiers was my son Major Beau Biden,” the president continued.
Democrats immediately shouted at Bobert, one of whom shouted, “Get her out!” Neither Bobert nor the White House responded to The Washington Post’s coverage of the incident.
This eruption was not the only tense moment of the night. Some who were in the room – Boebert and Rep. Including Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) – the President seemed to make fun of him as he continued his speech. The two laughed at a few lines, retaliated and tweeted the event live.
“Here’s another way to combat inflation,” Bobert said Wrote On Twitter. “Resign.”
She then Tweeted, “You removed our forces. Never act like you support them.
Green also criticized Pitton’s speech in several tweets.
“Joe Biden wants us to tackle ‘mental health’. I agree. We need to start with the presidency. Green wrote.
At the end of the address, Bobert Has tweeted that“I could not keep quiet when Biden told me that the coffins were flagged. I told him directly that he did it. Put 13 there. Our valiant veterans and women are highly deserving.
I could not keep quiet when Biden told me that the flag was wrapped in coffins. I told him directly that he did it. Put 13 there.
Our valiant veterans and women are highly deserving.
– Lauren Boebert (laurenboebert) March 2, 2022
Matt Wieser and Mariana Sotomayor contributed to this report.