Josh Hawley Implies He Doesn’t Agree with Trump’s Lie That Election Was Stolen

Speaking to CNN, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) claimed he doesn’t agree with former President Donald Trump’s lie that the 2020 general election was fraudulent.

“I don’t give him advice, and I’m not going to give you my emotional reactions to his quotes,” Hawley said of Trump, who took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference over the weekend to push the lie once again. read more

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden Signals “Plan B” to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has signaled he and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are pursuing a workaround to raise the federal minimum wage to $15. Wyden’s announcement comes after the Senate parliamentarian ruled that a proposal from House Democrats to raise the minimum wage did not meet special budgetary rules. read more

Josh Hawley Says His Critics Are Part of a “Woke Mob” as Anger Over Capitol Insurrection Grows

Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) told a Missouri news outlet that his critics are part of a “woke mob,” remarks that indicate he will not accept responsibility for the role he played on January 6, the day he voted against certifying President Joe Biden‘s election win and groups of former President Donald Trump‘s supporters laid siege to the Capitol. The attack, which resulted in five deaths, was spurred by President Trump’s falsehoods about the election, which Hawley often regurgitated despite the lack of any credible evidence. read more

Despite Cratering Approval Ratings, Josh Hawley Says He Has “Tremendous Support” in Missouri

Prior to the insurrection that he helped ignite, Josh Hawley was considered a rising star in the Republican party. And to have a future in today’s GOP is to support Donald Trump.

Hawley made the decision to support Trump’s election fight despite the complete lack of evidence. And when the attack on the US Capitol occurred, many pointed their finger directly at the Missouri senator. read more

Republican Accountability Project Launches Ad Campaign to Get Cruz and Hawley to Resign

The Republican Accountability Project has launched an ad campaign to force Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) to resign over their decision to vote against the Electoral College certification after a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters violently stormed the Capitol in a bid to overturn the results of an election that President Joe Biden won handily. read more

Joe Scarborough Has Harsh Words for “Trump Terrorists”

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough criticized Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) for downplaying the January 6 storming of the United States Capitol, which took place after former President Donald Trump urged his supporters to march on Congress in a bid to overturn the results of the 2020 election. The president’s supporters were egged on by the president’s claims of widespread election fraud, which has debunked by news outlets, government agencies, and independent observers alike. read more

Simon & Schuster Cancels Josh Hawley’s Book Deal For His Role In Threatening Democracy

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Yesterday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol was almost entirely Donald Trump‘s fault. But the President couldn’t have incited such a wild scene with a coterie of enablers.

And the biggest enabler in Donald Trump’s election fight has been Missouri senator Josh Hawley. While Republican like Ted Cruz, Marsha Blackburn and Tommy Tuberville later joined the fight, Hawley was the first to sign on. read more