The Hallmark company is demanding that two Republican lawmakers return donations after they were accused of helping to incite violence during a failed insurrection in Washington, D.C.
Judd Legum and Tesnim Zekeria broke the news that Hallmark -- along with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Marriott International, Commerce Bank, Dow Inc. and Mastercard -- will suspend contributions to Republican lawmakers who tried to overturn the 2020 election.
But Hallmark went even further, demanding refunds from Sens. Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Josh Hawley (R-MO).
"Hallmark believes the peaceful transition of power is part of the bedrock of our democratic system, and we abhor violence of any kind," the company said in a statement. "The recent actions of Senators Josh Hawley and Roger Marshall do not reflect our company's values. As a result, HALLPAC requested Sens. Hawley and Marshall to return all HALLPAC campaign contributions."
According to Popular Information, HALLPAC donated $3,000 to Hawley and $5,000 to Marshall during the 2020 campaign cycle.
It was not immediately clear if the senators would return the money.