Lauren Boebert’s Ex Says He ‘Overreacted’ When He Called Police | EUROtoday

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Jayson Boebert, the ex-husband of Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.), thinks he “overreacted” when he known as the police after an alleged bodily altercation at a restaurant in Silt, Colorado, Saturday evening.

Authorities are at the moment investigating, however Jayson informed a neighborhood Denver outlet he wished “this all hadn’t happened.”

“I should have handled it more responsibly,” he stated.

The supply of Saturday’s battle truly started earlier within the day, when the congresswoman got here to Jayson’s home to choose up one in every of their youngsters for a dinner.

When Jayson tried to hug Lauren, she reportedly put her hand on his chest in an try and get him to again off, an aide to the congresswoman informed the Daily Beast.

Jayson Boebert phoned a short time later to apologize and requested if they may meet in individual. Lauren prompt a public place to, based on the aide, keep away from a “he said/she said” scenario.

The aide additionally informed the Daily Beast that Jayson grew to become “disrespectful,” “lewd” and “an asshole,” particularly after he tried to “grab” his ex-wife in a transfer that was “aggressive” and “not romantic.”

In response, the congresswoman tried to get Jayson to again off by placing her hand in his face.

When requested for his response to the aide’s allegations, Jayson Boebert informed the Denver outlet, “That’s her story.”

Although Lauren Boebert’s aide insisted that she by no means punched Jayson, when he known as the police, he claimed he was “a victim of domestic violence.”

Police arrived on the scene, however nobody was arrested.

Jayson stated he known as the Silt Police Department the subsequent day to thank them for the way they dealt with the scenario and to request no expenses be filed towards his ex-wife.

“I just wanted to tell them I appreciate everything, and if there was any charges, ask if I can have them removed,” he stated. “There’s no injuries, there’s no nothing. Just a heated conversation. … Everyone has them.”

“I think I overreacted,” he continued, declining to touch upon whether or not or not he was punched.

In an announcement to The Washington Post, Lauren Boebert insisted, “I didn’t punch Jayson in the face and no one was arrested. I will be consulting with my lawyer about the false claims he made against me and evaluate all of my legal options.”

She additionally stated the response to the alleged altercation is one motive why she lately determined to run for reelection in one other district than the one she at the moment represents.

Jayson informed the Denver outlet he’s “sorry for everything.”

“That’s the mother of my children,” Jayson stated. “There’s a lot of lessons learned. I wish I spoke more life into our relationship instead of calling out things that bother me.”

He additionally emphasised how a lot he admires the congresswoman who was his spouse of almost 18 years.

“I know it’s just been a lot of bad things happening to her,” he stated of the numerous scandals which have adopted Lauren since submitting for divorce in May. “But she’s a great person. I mean, looking back, I made a poor decision [to call the police].”