Seven U.S. Senate Democrats call for ethics probe of Sen. Josh Hawley

    Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Crossfire Hurricane Investigation," August 5, 2020. (Photo by Carolyn Kaster-Pool/Getty Images)

    WASHINGTON—Seven U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday urged the chamber’s ethics panel to look into Sen. Josh Hawley’s unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in connection with the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.

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