Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri was the first Senator to challenge the Electoral Vote count on January 6, 2021, with that famous image of him showing his fist in support of the US Capitol Insurrection.
Now we have seen that Hawley fled the rioters in panic, after having provoked their violence by his gesture, and refusal to accept the results of the Presidential Election of 2020!
There is no debate that he is a clearcut traitor and seditionist, as well as demonstrating that he acted in cowardice!
Hawley has disgraced his oath of office, and should be expelled from the US Senate, and face prosecution and imprisonment!
Instead, however, he is defiant, and plans to continue his treasonous behavior, and it is clear he intends to run for President.
The reaction on Twitter to Hawley’s cowardice on January 6, 2021, is blistering and constant, as well it should be!
Hawley will not have a restful, calm day after what he demonstrated by his behavior on January 6!
Every public place where he appears, he should be booed and jeered at, and the media need to continue to demonstrate that he is a dangerous demagogue who will stop at nothing to gain power!
Former Republican Senator John Danforth, a distinguished mainstream conservative, who had enthusiastically supported Hawley for the Senate race in 2018, condemned him immediately after the January 6, 2021 US Capitol Insurrection, and many other reputable Republicans and conservatives have called him out as well.
Hawley should be opposed for reelection to the Senate in 2024, if he has not been forced out by Senate action before then, and any Presidential campaign seems likely to be an utter failure.
Josh Hawley will go down in history in infamy, for certain!