Rep. lauren bobert (R-Colo.) has lost the lease on his gun-themed restaurant, Shooters.
The restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, best known for its waitresses armed with guns and a 2017 diarrhea outbreakclosed on Sunday, according to multiple reports.
The Daily Beast reported last month that the building’s new owners, who also own a cannabis dispensary, revoked their lease. An anonymous source was quoted as saying the new owners felt a “moral” imperative to shut it down, but gave no further details.
Boebert, which is so extreme that a fellow Republican criticized it as “christian taliban,” told the Glenwood Springs Post Independent the letter came as a shock, with the new owners telling him “there wasn’t much wiggle room or anywhere to compromise unless we bought the building ourselves.”
She told the newspaper that she hoped to be back, more or less.
“We would cut it down drastically, because obviously we’re not in our building,” he said. “It can look like a Shooters cafe with pastries and some easy breakfast sandwiches and merchandise.”
Boebert frequently makes headlines for his conspiracy theories, such as his embracing extremism by QAnon ― and his difficulties with basic civics education, including a recent claim that “the church is supposed to run the government”, which would be a direct violation of the First Amendment.
She also made headlines earlier this year when she mocked President Joe Biden during the State of the Union address while talking about his late son.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.