St. Louis protesters demand Josh Hawley's resignation after Capitol riot

St. Louis protesters demand Josh Hawley's resignation after Capitol riot


Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of St. Louis on Saturday to demand the resignation of Sen. Josh Hawley following the chaotic riot that took place at the Capitol last week.

Organizers around the city gathered, holding signs blaming the Missouri Republican for the violence that occurred. One group wrote “Resign Hawley” in large letters on a downtown street.

“As a member of the Senate, it’s unacceptable to foment sedition and be the first senator to do it,” Jordan Loeffelman, a 30-year-old St. Louis resident, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Another demonstrator, Peter Doyle, said he believes Hawley’s legacy may reflect poorly on Missouri.

“I had to come out today. I’m not generally a person who goes to protests, but I feel that he has really brought our state down poorly,” Doyle told KMOV 4.

Hawley was the first senator among a handful to announce he would object to the electoral vote results that were in

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