Samuel Corum / Getty ImagesSen. Josh Hawley of Missouri speaks to the media on Oct. 22, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Samuel Corum / Getty Images)
A planned book by Sen. Josh Hawley, who objected to President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College win, has been canceled by its publisher in the wake of the riot at the U.S. Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters, a decision the Missouri Republican called “Orwellian” and vowed to fight in court.
In a statement on Thursday, Simon & Schuster announced that “after witnessing the disturbing, deadly insurrection that took place on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., Simon & Schuster has decided to cancel publication of Senator Josh Hawley’s forthcoming book, “The Tyranny of Big Tech.”
“We did not come to this decision lightly,” the publisher added.
“As a publisher it will always be our mission to amplify a variety of voices and viewpoints: at