Rep. Boebert: ‘Fake Handcuffs Make for a Good Photo Op’ – But, They Don’t Do These 13 Things People Actually Care About

“Fake handcuffs make for a good photo op, but they don’t benefit the American people. Fake handcuffs only benefit those who pretend to wear them,” Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) said Wednesday, in a House floor speech chiding Tuesday’s publicity stunt by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (R-N.Y.).

The day after Rep. Ocasio-Cortez pretended for the cameras to be wearing handcuffs as police led her out of the street she was blocking in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, Rep. Boebert used a minute of floor-time to note that the stunt did nothing to solve the problems faced by the American people.

Rep. Boebert listed 13 things that “fake handcuffs don’t” do:


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