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Colorado Representative Expelled! — #MeToo– Becomes a Republican!

First Colorado lawmaker expelled since 1915

Let’s start with the operative tweet:

You can search Twitter on your own if you like, but what you’re unlikely to find is that Lebsock is a Democrat. But hang onto your butts folks. This gets more interesting.

There was an investigation by a private human resources firm that determined it was “more likely than not” that 10 complaints of sexual harassment and one of retaliation had occurred. Lebsock denies all of the allegations.

In one of those completely ridiculous moments, a number of Republicans came to the defense of Lebsock citing the need for due process and that Lebsock actually hadn’t been convicted of anything.

“We have five women and 11 credible complaints What more do we need?” said Rep. Susan Lontine, D-Denver.

Republican Justin Everett tweeted earlier today that:

Governor Hickenlooper (D) had weighed in on the topic in November when this all got stirred up that “Now that the facts are apparent, he should certainly resign.”

Rep. Alec Garnett D-Denver, the assistant House majority leader and Rep. Matt Gray, D-Broomfield both wore bullet proof vests in fear of retaliation from Lebsock who is an ex-Marine. (I just report the stuff! Don’t shoot the messenger!)

Eventually the Democrats convinced enough Republicans to go along and throw this Democrat out. AND THEN . . .

Yep! Lebsock became a Republican!

This didn’t do much to change the balance in the Colorado House of Representatives which is now 36-D, 28-R, and one vacant — Lebsock’s seat.

Does Lebsock’s seat now go to a Republican? Well, maybe.

HD 34 is House District 34 which is Lebsock’s district and VC stands for Vacancy Committee.

The Democrats aren’t so sure and are “looking into it.”

I’m betting the Republicans just let this go to the Governor since, well, it’s just a nice thing to do.

This is why I love living in Colorado! You can’t make this stuff up!





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