Hawley Gets CPAC Ovation For Bid To Overturn Election

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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