Everyone under the political sun is trying to make a statement by spinning the results of the midterms in their direction, often massaging the message to an unrecognizable amalgam of wispy suggestions and idle chatter.
Not Republican Josh Hawley, however, who this week unleashed an incredibly bold statement on the future of the GOP.
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) is calling for the Republican Party to undergo reform after it was projected the party would not regain control of the U.S. Senate Saturday night.
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“The old party is dead. Time to bury it. Build something new,” Hawley tweeted following Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto’s (D-NV) narrow victory over Republican Adam Laxalt in the Nevada Senate race.
The comments come at a particularly turbulent time for the party.
Hawley’s call to “bury” and “build” a new Republican Party comes after several within the party were hopeful they would regain control of the Senate since they only needed to flip one seat. However, as of Saturday, the GOP is now at risk of losing one seat in the Upper Chamber depending on the results of the Georgia Senate runoff in December.
Hawley has long been one of the most outspoken and un-apologetically conservative members of Congress, and his message will undoubtedly reverberate powerfully within the MAGA Movement.
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