Democratic leaders demanded that Prznint Stupid be removed from office after inciting insurrection; principled 4th Reich officials have bravely resigned (Devos quit late yesterday to spend more time with her yachts!), and senator Hawley who led the sedition just sort of putters along.
Anyway, the whole thing, as we all know, was just a big misunderstanding: the real culprit was Antifa infiltrators.
The Hill tells us:
You don’t say?
Lord Damp Nut proved that he CAN read at least for a hostage tape:
And our Failed Political Press hailed it as a new tone, and we are NOT making that up:
Sen. Josh Hawley’s publisher has cancelled his book, and he blames… political correctness:
and the spitballing begins:
UPDATE 1: Politico’s morning email thingie:
SEN. JOSH HAWLEY IS ON THE HOT SEAT. On Thursday, he …
— Was called out by his home-state St. Louis Post-Dispatchfor a“tardy, cover-his-ass condemnation of the violence” that “ranks at the top of his substantial list of phony, smarmy and politically expedient declarations.”
— Was slammed by his former mentor. “‘The biggest mistake I’ve ever made.’ Danforth rues mentoring Hawley, blames him for riot,”Kansas City Star
— And was denounced by one of his key donors. “Major Josh Hawley donor calls for him to be censured by the U.S. Senate,”Missouri Independent…
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), a Biden ally who has strong relationships across the aisle, is even calling on Hawley and Cruz to resign: http://politi.co/38mnXvV … And the editorial boards for two newspapers in Missouri also called on Hawley to step down (h/t CNN’s Rebecca Buck): https://bit.ly/3oryonB.
— Trump’s remarks before Capitol riot may be investigated, says acting U.S. attorney in D.C., by the Post’s Devlin Barrett: https://wapo.st/3ovVJEM.
— DOJ warns of national security fallout from Capitol Hill insurrection, by our Natasha Bertrand: https://politi.co/39d4ygc.
— Chao resigns from Transportation Department, citing ‘traumatic,’ ‘avoidable’ Capitol riot, by our Tanya Snyder: http://politi.co/3s5YKhd.
— John Kelly: I would vote to remove Trump by CNN’s Devan Cole: http://cnn.it/3opZsUg
— Barr: Trump committed ‘betrayal of his office’ by our Quint Forgey: http://politi.co/3oquXgL.
— Mulvaney says resignations show Trump’s weakened grip on GOP, by Bloomberg’s Josh Wingrove and David Westin: https://bloom.bg/3otGv2T.
— Nikki Haley criticizes Trump over Capitol riot, election claims in RNC speech, by our Alex Isenstadt: https://politi.co/396Apiw.
STATE LEGISLATORS GET INVOLVED: State legislators across the country are calling on their GOP representatives in Congress to step down in wake of what they say is their role in the riots at the Capitol Wednesday.
– In Illinois, the state’s Legislative Jewish Caucus called on Rep. Mary Miller to resign after she invoked Hitler in a speech on the Capitol grounds immediately preceding the violence: https://bit.ly/2MJfryJ.
– In Maryland, the state’s Democratic Party called on Rep. Andy Harris to resign after he voted to challenge certification of the electoral college votes Wednesday: https://bit.ly/2Lch5bF.
– In Kentucky, the state’s Democratic Party called on Rep. Hal Rogers to resign for the same, saying doing so “enabled and emboldened the mob”: https://bit.ly/3bkzk9E.