Loews Hotels on Saturday stated it might not host a fundraiser for Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), expressing horror on the Capitol siege and stating its opposition to “all who supported and incited the actions.”
The event — sponsored by Fighting for Missouri, a political motion committee affiliated with Hawley’s reelection marketing campaign — was scheduled for mid-February on the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
The Loews assertion didn’t particularly consult with Hawley, solely to “the Feb. fundraiser”; it additionally didn’t point out when the corporate discovered that the occasion would profit the senator.
Hours after the riot, which left 5 folks useless, Hawley caught to his plan to problem the Electoral College vote certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
Hawley’s fellow senators and home state newspapers have since known as on him to resign; donors are demanding refunds; attorneys are calling for him to be disbarred; and Simon & Schuster canceled his ebook deal, on account of his categorical help of the siege.
Hawley on Saturday blasted the Loews transfer in a statement. “I will not be deterred from representing my constituents and I will not bow to left-wing corporate pressure,” he stated.
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