Senator Josh Hawley learns short but sharp historical lessons from St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Post Dispatch I took a sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) This week Furious editorial He accused Ukraine of his resistance to helping protect himself from the possibility of invasion from Russia.

The newspaper’s editorial board has accused the Republican Senate of Donald Trump’s apology for opposition to President Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 elections as “terribly inappropriate.”

It also provided Senators with a “short history lesson” that challenged his claim that Vladimir Putin’s Russia would be liable only to Biden, not Trump, if Russia invaded a neighboring country.

“There was a time when Hurley once had the president’s aspirations, but the untimely fist pump on January 6, 2021 almost covered the president’s dream with his soothing defense of Russian hegemony. It’s closed, “the board wrote.

“I thought Hurley should resign from the Senate because of his role in the Capitol rebellion,” he added. “But the idea that the United States should kneel over Russia over Ukraine emphasizes how terribly ineligible Harley is to stay in power.”

Read the full editorial here.

This article was originally HuffPost It has been updated.

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