Republican representative Lauren Boebert was reported to the FBI on Sunday after she posted what some users deemed to be an incendiary message on Twitter.
“We need to terminate this presidency,” she wrote, adding: “End quote.
She was mocking president Joe Biden, who mistakenly said “presidency” instead of “pregnancy” last week when referring to abortion rights.
Soon after the president’s slip of the tongue, Ms Boebert said on Twitter that the presidency must be “terminated”.
Social media users reported the tweet to the FBI, the Secret Service and the Justice Department.
“Hey @fbi @January6thCmte @DOJPH you might want to interview this person, sounds like a threat to me,” wrote another.
“So Lauren Boebert is praying for the death of President Biden at a church camp in front of the campers,” he tweeted. »