Boebert objects to ban on guns in U.S. House committee room

    Lauren Boebert (R-CO) attends a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021
    Lauren Boebert (R-CO) attends a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite-Pool/Getty Images)

    WASHINGTON—A U.S. House of Representatives committee meeting devolved into taunts and lectures on Thursday when Republicans, including gun-loving U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.), objected to a rule banning firearms from the hearing room.