There's a Kansas City political urban legend which claims that Missouri Senator Hawley will pay some kind of price for his allegiance to Prez Trump or that he'll be haunted by a corny photo featuring him raising a fist before the Capitol riot.
The reality is that MAGA credentials have pushed the young Senator far above his colleagues and boosted him into a Republican leadership role.
This headline confirms the right-wing accolades . . .
Senator Josh Hawley receives a standing ovation at CPAC as he recalls being called a 'traitor' for questioning the election result as Tom Cotton accuses The New York Times of having surrendered to 'a woke child mob from their own newsroom'
More insight and a better photo in this link tease . . .
'I objected': CPAC crowd cheers Josh Hawley for trying to block election results 'Maybe you heard about it' says GOP senator condemned for inspiring attack on Capitol A crowd at the nation's largest right-wing summit cheered for US Senator Josh Hawley as he announced that he objected to results from the 2020 presidential election after a deadly insurrection at the Capitol among Donald Trump 's supporters fuelled by his lie that the election was stolen from them.