A self-proclaimed anti-fascist group staged a protest on the Northern Virginia house of a Republican senator Monday night.
It was the most current in a string of protests aimed at politicians’ private houses.
The team Shutdown DC suggests it was protesting for the reason that Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) says he will not vote to certify the Electoral School presidential vote finalizing Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November contest.
On Twitter, Hawley known as the group “antifa scumbags” and reported they “screamed as a result of bullhorns, shouted down my wife when she questioned you to go away, vandalized home, pounded on our door, and terrorized neighbors.”
Hawley’s wife and newborn daughter were being reportedly residence alone.
In a tweet, Shutdown DC states it “sang tunes, chanted and shared our tales. A modest group of individuals delivered a copy of the constitution to his doorway.”
In a online video posted by the group and because deleted by Twitter for violating its terms of support, Shutdown DC customers are observed shouting via a megaphone and various can be noticed congregating all around the entrance doorway. The full video was nonetheless out there on YouTube.
On Jan. 1, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Ca.) San Francisco household was vandalized by protesters who also still left a pig’s head exterior the garage. “$2K” and “Cancel Rent” had been also spray painted on the property. The protesters were being indignant Congress did not approve payments of $2,000 in pandemic aid for Us citizens.
On Saturday, Senate The greater part Chief Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) Kentucky home was also vandalized around the exact problem, with anyone spray portray “WERES MY MONEY” and “MITCH KILLS POOR” on the entrance of his home.