Miller, Boebert draw crowd at Quincy rally

Miller, Boebert draw crowd at Quincy rally

U.S. Reps. Lauren Boebert (left) and Mary Miller made a stop in Quincy Saturday at the Defend the Second Amendment Rally. QUINCY — The Quincy Holiday Inn was the setting for a national rally on Saturday, with U.S. Representative Mary Miller, R-Ill. joined on her campaign trail by U.S. Representative Lauren Boebert, R-Colo. The Defend the Second Amendment Rally, hosted by Guns Save Lives, found the congresswomen on stage before a crowd of around 120 supporters. The main topic of the day was that conservative Republicans need to not only fight to win back control of Congress, but to lead once they’re there. “We don’t need to elect Republican place-sitters,” Miller said in her speech. “We need people that are going to fight back.” Miller currently represents Illinois’s 15th Congressional District. She’s running in the June 28 primary against U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis to be the Republican candidate for the new 12th District, created following the redistricting that saw Illinois congressional representation cut by one because of decreased population. “I’m honored to be endorsed by President Donald Trump. He endorsed me because he knows I’m a strong, America-first conservative,” Miller said. “I was with President Trump at Mar-a-Lago this week, and his message is clear: if we don’t have conservative fighters in Congress, if we don’t have tough people there, we are going to lose our country.” Boebert echoed the sentiment that simply being elected as a Republican isn’t enough. “Republicans would not take a stand against things that […]

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