GOP's Josh Hawley doesn't even live in the state he represents

GOP's Josh Hawley doesn't even live in the state he represents
Josh Hawley delivering a speech in Jackson, MO / Wikimedia Commons.

It was 2014, running for his re-election when the Washington Post had to point out something about Kansas Senator Pat Roberts: he didn't live in Kansas. In fact, Roberts made a joke that he had "full access to a recliner" he could use when he wanted. Now, Missouri Senator Josh Hawley seems to be following his lead, in a report by the Kansas City Star.

Hawley, it seems, has been using a $1.3 million dollar home in Virginia as his residence while claiming his sister's home address to vote from in the state of Missouri. Oh, Josh. Instead, when asked about the issue, the Senator's office became indignant, and brushed aside any information about it — after all, this is par for the course.

Hawley's shifting address to maintain registration isn't new. The Kansas City star notes how his family traveled, without, you know, traveling in household registration.

Hawley lived in Columbia during his stint as a professor at the University of Missouri Law School and two years as Missouri attorney general. But in March of 2019 the couple sold the Columbia home, according to the Boone County Recorder of Deeds.

That same month Hawley and his wife were added as co-owners to his parents' home in Springfield, according to the Greene County Recorder's Office. That property was sold in June.

A little more than a month after the sale of the Springfield property, Hawley changed his voter registration address to his sister's home in Ozark. He is also using the Ozark address for his registration with the Missouri Bar.

Don't worry. Hawley has an answer. Of course, it is to go on another conspiracy theory led tirade, saying that George Soros is apparently hiding in the bushes waiting for him. Or, something like that I guess.


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