Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People:
It’s been one week since the insurrection that took place in the U.S. Capitol and there still has not been any action taken to hold those responsible for inciting the violence.
Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley, who led the charge with their hatred and fear mongering, should be expelled from the Senate. As Beto said yesterday, to allow their attempt at sedition to go unpunished is to become complicit in it.
Call your Senators today at 202-224-3121 and ask them to vote to expel Cruz and Hawley from the U.S. Senate.
So far, only 7 Senators have said they will vote to expel Cruz and Hawley. We are grateful for their commitment to protecting our democracy, but now we need to put pressure on the others to make sure violence-inducing traitors are not sitting Senators.
→ Dial (202) 224-3121 to call your Senators ← You can use this sample script when you call:
“Hi, my name is FIRSTNAME and I’m a constituent from CITY. I’m calling to ask you to take action to hold Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley accountable for inciting the attack on the U.S. Capitol by expelling them from the U.S. Senate.
Senators Cruz and Hawley used their position of public trust to try to defy the will of millions of voters right from the floor of the U.S. Senate during the vote to certify the election results. Their words and actions are a danger to our democracy, spreading hate and fear, culminating in the violence we saw last week.
I am urging you to protect the people of this country from further insurrections and violence by voting to expel Senators Cruz and Hawley from the Senate immediately. Thank you.”
After the fear and violence we witnessed last week, there is no reason why those who caused it should still be allowed to work in the U.S. Capitol. Please, call your Senators today at 202-224-3121. Then, let us know how your call went so we can keep track of where each Senator stands on this important issue of national security.
Thank you for your help,
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