U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) may not know how long a U.S. senator’s term is, but she knows which senators are her favorites.
Ted Cruz of Texas is the senator she spends the most time with, Boebert told KNUS radio host Steffan Tubbs yesterday.
On her list of upper-chamber besties, after Cruz, whom Boebert described as “incredible,” is Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky.
“These guys are just amazing, fighting for freedom,” said Boebert on air. “There are some other great senators too, but this is who I spend most of my time with when I am with the senators.”
Cruz and Boebert are known to be allies on many hot topics, including gun and COVID-related issues. Both were mocked on Saturday Night Live over the weekend.
On Jan. 2, four days before the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Boebert tweeted that she and Cruz would be “fighting for freedom” on Jan. 6.
“Ted Cruz is an American hero and patriot!” Boebert tweeted. “On January 6, we’re both going to be fighting for freedom.”
Boebert may have a few things to learn from Cruz, because she apparently doesn’t know how long his term is, apparently saying on the radio that senators serve four-year terms.
Most Americans may not know how long a senator is elected to office for, but shouldn’t a congresswoman like Boebert know that senators serve six-year terms?
“A lot of people complain because the House of Representatives is up for election every two years. And they say, ‘Gosh, you just get elected and then you have to start campaigning again.'” said Boebert said on KNUS Dec. 16. “Well, I love it because it forces us to be with the people we were elected to serve. And I think that’s exactly how it should be.
“How many times do you hear about senators who only come around four years after they were elected because now it’s time to campaign again.”
Boebert’s office didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.