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.
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