Fox News host Sean Hannity took over the protection of Sens Ted Cruz, R-Texas and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Tuesday after the House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. That they can fit On the no-flight show after last week’s uprising on Capitol Hill.
Democratic senators have called on Cruz and Hawley to resign after Wednesday’s chaos at the U.S. Capitol Building, which killed five, citing their role in the challenge. The election results in November helped “undermine” democracy.
Thompson told SiriusXM’s The Joe Madison Show on Monday that elected officials found responsible for inciting a deadly attack should be added to the non-flying list along with the perpetrators. As “Terrorist in the country”;
Hannity called Thompson’s words “insane” and dismissed the move as a clear act of “madness”. “Harassment that is fundamentally unjust”
SENATE DEMS RAMP UP CALLS FOR CRUZ, HAWLEY TO RESIGN after CAPITOL RIOTS
“Again, it’s all because a few Republicans have requested a legitimate emergency investigation,” he said. “They’re allowed to stand up for their views, that’s what Congress is all about. About us, should all think the same? “
Hannity pointed out what he called the double standard, noting that “[Rep.] Maxine Waters [D-Calif.] Challenge the results of the 2016 scam Russia [and] Nobody talks about making her on the no-fly list.
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“So what’s the standard here?” He said.
Cruz and Hawley were vocal dissidents during the election vote last week. But no one encouraged the use of force or violence, Hannity noted. Both lawmakers strongly condemned the attacks and called for severe consequences on those who break the law.