Ted Cruz, R-Texas, right, and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., attend the Senate Judiciary Committee markup on judicial nominations and the Online Content Policy Modernization Act, in Dirksen Building on Thursday, December 10, 2020.
Seven Democratic senators filed a formal complaint Thursday urging the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate GOP Sens.
Hawley, of Missouri, also continued with his previously announced plan to sign a written objection to Pennsylvania's electoral votes.
Cruz and Hawley voted against accepting Pennsylvania's election results.
"By proceeding with their objections to the electors after the violent attack, Senators Cruz and Hawley lent legitimacy to the mob's cause and made future violence more likely," the senators said in the letter.
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