"You're outnumbered," one of the rioters in the video says to a Capitol police officer during the January 6 attack.
"We have informed the host of the Feb. fundraiser that it will no longer be held at Loews Hotels," the New York City-based luxury hotel company tweeted.
When asked during a TV interview if he believes the January 6 events at the Capitol were in fact an insurrection, the West Virginia senator replied succinctly: "Absolutely, no doubt at all in my mind."
The former Texas congressman accused Cruz of sedition and called for his "expulsion" from the Senate, following the deadly Capitol riot.
Campaign finance records show that while many corporations are re-evaluating whom to support in Congress after the Capitol riot, the GOP duo is largely insulated from any monetary fallout thanks to a large proportion of individual donors.
Biden said Cruz has participated in "the big lie," a reference to the Nazi Minister of Propaganda who once said, "If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it."
Cruz could also be expelled or stripped of their Senate committee assignments if enough senators agree.
Hawley and Cruz were among the 147 congressional Republicans who supported at least one objection to counting Joe Biden's electoral votes.
The Republican senators have faced calls to resign following the deadly riot at the Capitol on January 6.
Those who say we should "look forward" to a new administration and forget or dismiss what occurred last week are delusional.
"Senators Hawley and Cruz directly incited the January 6th insurrection, repeating dangerous and unsubstantiated statements regarding the election and abetting the lawless behavior of President Trump," the petition says.
Chad Sweet called for his former ally to be "denounced" for his objection to the electoral college results.
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Marriott International and Commerce Bancshares have said they will not contribute to Republicans who objected to President-elect Joe Biden's win.
"Both Senator Josh Hawley and Senator Ted Cruz have betrayed their oaths of office and abetted a violent insurrection on our democracy," said Senator Sherrod Brown.
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The New York Democratic congresswoman called on the Republican senator to resign, saying his "excusal and denial of Wednesday's Neo-Nazi presence is abhorrent and dangerous."
By leading the charge for overturning the election, Democrats have said, the two Senate Republicans acted as provocateurs for the deadly insurrection that unfolded at the Capitol.
"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.
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.
"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.
"People are being hurt. This is unacceptable," GOP House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Fox News, confirming that shots had been fired inside the Capitol.
"I think it is likely that all or nearly all of the Democrats will vote against us," Texas GOP Senator Ted Cruz said Tuesday about the GOP's planned challenges to Wednesday's Congressional Electoral College certification.
The former GOP California governor said lawmakers objecting to Biden's win will be remembered as "villains" by their grandchildren.
"When we decide that we want to supersede the judgment of the states, be careful," Republican Representative Ken Buck of Colorado cautioned.
The Arkansas Republican explained in a statement why he opposes Congress objecting to certification of the 2020 election results.
"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.
Schmidt, a GOP strategist who co-founded the Lincoln Project, says the Republican Party will divide into "irreconcilable factions" when Congress meets on Wednesday to certify Joe Biden's victory in 2020 election.