Greene was heard grumbling through the entire portion of Biden's speech aimed at COVID policy, and the pair tried to start a "build the wall" chant when Biden referenced securing the border and reforming immigration law.
But the moment that stood out most was when Boebert shouted "13 of them" — referencing the 13 U.S. servicemembers who died in an attack in Afghanistan during the American withdrawal last year — when Biden discussed battlefield conditions that may contribute to veterans developing cancers "that would put them in a flag-draped coffin."
Boebert's remark — which came just before Biden mentioned one such veteran was his son, Beau Biden, who served in Iraq and died of brain cancer in 2015 — prompted some boos from fellow lawmakers.
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The heckling came one day after Republican leaders condemned Greene for speaking at a gathering of white nationalists in Florida last weekend. Both Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., condemned her appearance at the America First Political Action Committee conference, which was organized by a prominent white nationalist and where attendees chanted in praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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