The Hill reports:
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo), who seemed to have become something of a pariah in the Senate since his Electoral College objections on Jan. 6 and his fist-pumping show of encouragement to a pro-Trump crowd outside the Capitol earlier that day, received a boisterous ovation at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday.
Hawley, who admits he’s not popular with his Senate colleagues, basked in the adulation of the conservative crowd, declaring “I’m not going anywhere” and noting efforts by the “radical left, their corporate allies [and] the liberal media to cancel me.”
“I’m here today, I’m not going anywhere and I’m not backing down, not a chance!” Hawley declared on stage in Orlando, Fla., his voice rising to a defiant yell.
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— The Hill (@thehill) February 26, 2021
The reaction from the CPAC crowd when Hawley says he objected to the 2020 presidential election results – prolonged applause pic.twitter.com/Bg5HLRoBhq
— Elizabeth Landers (@ElizLanders) February 26, 2021
This is a CPAC standing ovation for Hawley reminding this mob for his vote to overthrow a free & fair election (after the siege of the Capitol)
Will we allow fascists to win the battle for the future with all that means for humanity or will we stand up?pic.twitter.com/Do17o3G4JJ
— Refuse Fascism (@RefuseFascism) February 26, 2021