"Any Senator who stands up and supports the power of force over the power of democracy has broken their oath of office," Democratic Senator Patty Murray of Washington said.
Rising star of the Republican Party has seen his chances of winning the presidency ebb away following events in Washington D.C., Betfair said.
Publisher Simon & Schuster announced on Thursday that, in the wake of the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, it was canceling the release of Hawley's upcoming book.
Both politicians have faced an intense backlash following the Capitol riot amid claims that they fuelled the violence.
The Guardians of the Galaxy and Suicide Squad director blasted the Missouri politician after he was accused of fuelling the riots at the Capitol this week.
"Supporting Josh and trying so hard to get him elected to the Senate was the worst mistake I ever made in my life," Danforth said.
"You should be expelled," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tweeted to Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) on Thursday.
"I will fight this cancel culture with everything I have," Senator Josh Hawley tweeted Thursday in response to the news of the cancellation of his book. "We'll see you in court."
"Senator Cruz, you must accept responsibility for how your craven, self-serving actions contributed to the death of four people yesterday. And how you fundraised off this riot," the New York congresswoman tweeted.
The Republican senator criticized fellow GOP colleagues for providing "false hope" by allowing their supporters to believe the election outcome could be changed.
The congresswoman blamed the senator who represents her state Missouri for the violence in the Capitol on Wednesday.
Hawley condemned the violence that occurred but said Congress needed to address concerns Americans had nationwide about the validity of the election.
"Hawley's actions in the last week had such impact that he deserves an impressive share of the blame for the blood that's been shed," the editorial stated.
After the mayhem, Hawley denounced the protesters that he had raised his fist to just hours prior. "The violence must end," he said.
Whether the GOP opposition is led in the upcoming years by President Trump or one of the party's next generation of conservative leaders like Senator Hawley, its future lies in a populist program.
The Constitution does not give the vice president the power to decertify election results from the states.
Police reportedly did not think that a small protest that happened outside the Vienna, Virginia home of Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) on Monday night was "that big of a deal," describing the protest as "peaceful" despite the senator insisting that "Antifa scumbags" had been "terrorizing" his family.
The former GOP California governor said lawmakers objecting to Biden's win will be remembered as "villains" by their grandchildren.
The Democrats should have long ago tweaked their recent campaigns to feature the Texas representatives creepy and moronic rhetoric.
The group ShutDownDC said it held a vigil at Hawley's home in protest at his Electoral College challenge.
The Missouri senator told the network that his challenge of the Electoral College results was simply due to the concerns his constituents had raised about the election.
"Let me be clear," Senator Josh Hawley tweeted on Monday. "My family & I will not be intimidated by leftwing violence"
"Further attempts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the 2020 Presidential election are contrary to the clearly expressed will of the American people," the group of Republican, Democratic and independent lawmakers said.
"Has ambition so eclipsed principle?" Senator Mitt Romney asked, in a strong rebuke of GOP efforts to oppose certification of President-elect Joe Biden's win.
Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley, two Republicans the Lincoln Project ad targeted, expressed their objections to the results of the Electoral College.
Ex-national security adviser tweeted in response to President Trump's attacks of top Republicans ahead of the certification of the Electoral College results.
Former Defense Secretary William Cohen told CNN that Trump will "continue to snap the whip whether he is in office or out of office."
The U.S. president capped off a busy year on social media with a message about the stock markets which got a boost after he signed the stimulus package.
"Purporting falsehoods is dangerously irresponsible," Illinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger said Thursday, "and it's just plain wrong."