Sen. Hawley On Midterms: “The Funeral of the Republican Party”

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley said Tuesday that the midterm elections, in which the Republican Party failed to regain a majority in the Senate, was the end of the current GOP.

“I think that this election was the funeral for the Republican Party as we know it. The Republican Party is – as we have known it — is dead. And voters have made that clear,” Hawley told reporters Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

A number of outlets, including NBC and Fox, declared Saturday that incumbent Democratic Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto had won her race against Republican challenger Adam Laxalt, assuring Democrats of at least 50 seats in the upper chamber. Read more…

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