The MAGA NEXTGEN politico isn't backing down from criticism that connects him to the Capitol insurrection and there's no reason he should given that he's just coming off his best fundraising month EVAR.
A local connection tonight . . . A Kansas City interview asks him to explain his position and the upstart Missouri leader offers a perspective that cable news talkers mostly ignore.
Check-it . . .
Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley gave his first interview with a Missouri television reporter after the riot at the U.S. Capitol last month.
Hawley's objection to Joe Biden's Electoral College victory is important. He was the first because without a senator joining any House objections they could not go forward.
His objection was to a 2019 law permitting mail-in voting in Pennsylvania.
"The law is called Act 77, Mike, and you're right, the basic facts are that the Pennsylvania constitution has never permitted universal mail-in balloting," Hawley said.
You decide . . .