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Leaked audio of Lauren Boebert confirms she’s an absolute mess

On Thursday night the House select committee investigating January 6 will hold its first prime-time public hearing to shed light on the violent attempt to overturn the 2020 election.

The committee is expected to release previously unreported information about the events surrounding the Capitol insurrection, but CNN isn’t waiting to share new material.

The network has been airing new audio obtained by New York Times reporters Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns while researching their book This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America’s Future.

In the most recent clip to float to the surface, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) criticizes Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) for sharing logistical information in realtime from the capitol, as the riot was underway.

Boebert tweeted about the House’s activity during the attack:

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Even at the time, it was hard to imagine what Boebert was thinking:

“Is it true that you were live tweeting from the floor our location to the people on the outside as we were being attacked, Lauren?” Beutler asks in the leaked tape.

“Umm, yes,” Boebert replies. “Those tweets did go out and that was something that was live and public information. It was broadcast live.”

“So don’t ask us about security if you’re telling the attackers where we’re at,” Beutler says. “I yield back.”

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In another clip, Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) warns her Republican colleagues they need a “safety plan” because Trump supporters would “go nuts” if the party failed to overturn the 2020 election results.

Both clips remind us how high the stakes were in the days after the attempted coup, with tensions on full display even within the GOP itself.

Here’s hoping the January 6 committee has one hell of a power point presentation up their sleeves.

You can hear the clip here.