Sen. Josh Hawley is thumbing his nose at democracy again, this time reportedly ignoring the devastating Trump impeachment evidence while sitting up in the Senate gallery with his feet up on the seat in front of him.
Sen. Hawley Shows Contempt For Trump Impeachment Trial
Sen. Josh HawleyCredit: Twitter screenshot
February 10, 2021

Hawley’s latest contempt for American governance is not a huge surprise given that he tried to help Donald Trump overturn the presidential election even after the MAGA sedition riot.

Cameras are not allowed to show the gallery but NBC News correspondent Garrett Haake is allowed to observe and report:

Hawley claims he was there in order to see better and that he was reading trial briefs but, even if you believe this excuse, shouldn’t he have read the briefs beforehand or maybe after?

Fortunately, Hawley is getting called out on Twitter. Some lawyers who assure us they are not cats think he should be thrown off the jury:

Others think he should be thrown out of Congress, period:

What's worse is that Hawley is probably not the only senator contemptuous of the somber proceedings, just the only one doing it openly:

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