Lauren Boebert put forth an amendment, but the House Rules Committee chair blocked it, a book says.
Jim McGovern, the chair, said a "new rule" was "crazy" people couldn't get an amendment, it adds.
The episode is described in "Weapons of Mass Delusion: When the Republican Party Lost Its Mind.".
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House Rules Committee Chair Jim McGovern created a "new rule" on his committee for people like Rep. Lauren Boebert, the gun-toting far-right firebrand from Colorado, a new book says.
"As McGovern would recall it, his response was, 'We have a new rule in the Rules Committee.
One Republican Congress member told McGovern that because of the riot, he would vote to uphold the election results, the book says. »