Hannity ontslaan 'kranksinnig’ voorstel dat Cruz, Hawley kan op die vlieglys gevoeg word weens Capitol-onluste

Hannity dismisses 'insane' suggestion that Cruz, Hawley kan op die vlieglys gevoeg word weens Capitol-onluste

Fox News host Sean Hannity came to the defense of Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Tuesday after House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., suggested they could be put on the no-fly list following last week’s riot on Capitol Hill.

Senaat Demokrate het stepped up calls for Cruz and Hawley to resign following Wednesday’s chaos at the U.S. Capitol building that left five dead, claiming that their roles in challenging the results of November’s election helped tounderminedemocracy.

Thompson told SiriusXM’s The Joe Madison Show on Monday that elected officials who are found responsible for inciting the deadly attack should be added to the no-fly list along with the perpetrators asdomestic terrorists.

Hannity called Thompson’s remarksinsane,” and dismissed the move as a clear act ofoverreach that would be fundamentally unfair.

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“Weereens, this is all because a few Republicans lawfully requested an emergency audit,” hy het gesê. “They are allowed to stand up for their opinions. That’s what Congress is all about. Are we are all supposed to think exactly alike?”

Hannity pointed out what he called a glaring double standard, daarop let “[Rep.] Maxine Waters [D-Kalifornië.] challenged the results over the Russia hoax in 2016 [en] nobody talked about putting her on a no-fly list.

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So what is the standard here?” hy het gesê.

Cruz, en Hawley were vocal objectors during last week’s counting of electoral votes, but neither one endorsed force or violence, Hannity noted. Both lawmakers strongly condemned the attack and called for harsh consequences for those who broke the law.

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