Josh Hawley slammed for being the only senator to vote against new hate crimes bill
Missouri Republican Josh Hawley just became the only U.S. Senator to vote against the COVID-19 Hate Crimes bill to protect Asian Americans. The vote was 94-1.
The bill is sponsored by Hawaii Democrat Maize Hirono:
PASSED: Today, the US Senate rejects anti-Asian hate. This historic, bipartisan vote on the COVID-19 Hate Crimes A… https://t.co/AbsIc0xveK— Senator Mazie Hirono (@Senator Mazie Hirono)1619116111.0
Hawley was criticized for his vote, with many calling him an insurrectionist for his role in the January 6 attempted coup.
Insurrectionist Josh Hawley was the lone Senator to not vote for this bill. Missouri demographics: White: 82.16% Bl… https://t.co/xzRUrBny2r— Piyush Mittal (@Piyush Mittal)1619116389.0
@AndrewSolender It wouldn't be a day ending in y if insurrectionist Hawley didn't get his hate on.— lc (@lc)1619115517.0
@mmpadellan Josh Hawley, the insurrectionist?😂— Katy Bauman (@Katy Bauman)1619117381.0
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