(PresidentialInsider)- Republican Senator for Missouri Josh Hawley has rejected the outrageous claims by Washington, D.C. establishment figures that he is an “insurrectionist.” Hawley, who is losing support from donors and many long-time backers after a violent protest erupted on Capitol Hill last week, published an opinion piece in the Southeast Missourian.
In the column, Hawley ripped into Democrats and media figures who wrongly called him an insurrectionist for simply questioning the results of the 2020 presidential election.
“This time around, anyone who objected has been called an ‘insurrectionist,’” he said, referencing how Democrats behaved in 2000, 2004, an 2015 when they all lost presidential elections and were praised for objecting to the Electoral College votes.
“Sadly, much of the media and many members of the Washington establishment want to deceive Americans into thinking those who raised concerns incited violence, simply by voicing the concern,” he wrote. “That’s false. And the allegation itself is corrosive and dangerous.”
In December, old footage of Nancy Pelosi in the House of Representatives objecting to the Electoral College votes after Bush’s win was widely shared on Twitter.
In the clip, Pelosi can be heard saying, “Today we are witnessing Democracy at work. This isn’t as some of our Republican colleagues have referred to it, sadly as frivolous. This debate is fundamental to our democracy.”
Flashback to 2005 when Nancy Pelosi spoke in support of objecting to electors in the 2004 presidential election and called it, “DEMOCRACY AT WORK.” She seems to have changed her tune now that the objections don’t benefit her and the Democrats. pic.twitter.com/IT3F4FkdjD
— Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (@RepDLesko) January 10, 2021
Pelosi was the only senator to object to the Electoral College votes for Ohio, and she was widely praised by her colleagues at the time.
Hawley has faced a great deal of criticism not just from Democrats but also from anti-Trump “Republicans.” The Lincoln Project has already announced that they intend to take out newspaper advertisements targeting his remaining donors, which would make campaigning extremely difficult in the future.
All for objecting to Electoral College votes from an election that was verifiably compromised by misconduct and fraud.
Data analyst Matt Braynard has documented the widespread fraud, listing the addresses used in tens of thousands of fraudulent and illegal ballots cast in swing states.
– The public spreadsheet of illegally registered voters in the 2020 general election (use of PO Boxes, etc.) has been updated with 1800+ more addresses for the states of New Mexico, Michigan, Arizona, and Washington.
View it here (see tabs): https://t.co/AyMhDzHjHl
— Matt Braynard (@MattBraynard) January 5, 2021
On Tuesday, two St. Louis companies, Ameren Corp. and financial company Edward Jones, both announced that they would no longer support Hawley’s campaigns. And, on the same day, Walmart said that its PAC would no longer make donations to members of Congress who objected to the Electoral College results.
One rule for Democrats, another rule for Republicans…