Michael Fanone, a former police officer who rioters badly beat during the Capitol riot, called Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) a “b—-” during an interview.

Fanone’s comments were captured on video by a reporter outside of the hearings.

“Josh Hawley is a b—-,” the former Capitol Police officer said. “He is a f—– b—-.”

“The fistbump, combined with what he did in the immediate aftermath, shows his character,” Fanone continued.


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When a video of Hawley running away played, the committee chamber burst into laughter.

Fanone continued to say that “that guy’s a clown” after being asked about the audience’s reaction to Hawley running away.

“You see the way that these guy’s perform in public, and then you see how they are in reality,” Fanone said. “In reality, they have no character, they have no honor, and they have no integrity.”

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