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Hawley and Cruz Face Ethics Complaint

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz face an ethics investigation over their roles in fighting the certification of President Biden's electoral victory and the Jan. 6 rally that turned into an attack on the US Capitol. "By proceeding with their objections to the electors after the violent attack, Senators...
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Democrats ask ethics panel to investigate Sens. Cruz, Hawley

Democrats ask ethics panel to investigate Sens. Cruz, Hawley

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Seven Democratic senators on Thursday asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley “to fully understand their role” in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
Thousands had gathered that day as Congress voted to formally certify President Joe Biden's victory over Trump in November. Hawley and Cruz led objections in the Senate to Biden's victory, despite the widespread recognition that the effort would fail.
In the end, Congress certified Biden's Electoral College...
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Sen. Tina Smith among Democrats asking ethics panel to investigate Sens. Cruz, Hawley

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Seven Democratic senators on Thursday asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley "to fully understand their role" in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
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