Hawley, Peters Request Assessment from GAO on Security Risks & Conflicts of Interest Posed by Consulting Firms Working with China

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Gary Peters (D-Mich.) sent a letter to Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller Gene Dodaro requesting an assessment of the potential national security risks associated with companies simultaneously contracting with the U.S. government and the Chinese government or Chinese state-run enterprises. 

"Companies that carry out taxpayer-funded projects for the U.S. government should be...

Hawley, Gallagher Introduce New Bill Prohibiting Tax-Exempt Entities from Investing in Chinese Companies

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-Wisc.) introduced the Dump Investments in Troublesome Communist Holdings Act (DITCH Act). The new legislation requires university endowments, public pension plans, and other entities exempt from federal income tax to divest their investments in Chinese companies or lose their tax-exempt status.

Senator Hawley said, “Universities, foundations, and other entities are exempt from federal income tax for their work promoting the...

Hawley: Beijing ‘lost its marbles’ over legislation to sanction CCP

The Chinese Embassy is furiously rebuking new legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) to sanction President Xi Jinping over the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s complicity in Uyghur genocide in Xinjiang. Senator Hawley issued the following comment in response to the Chinese Embassy’s criticism:

Last week, Senator Hawley introduced new legislation to personally sanction Chinese President Xi Jinping, along with his top lieutenants in the CCP, over their complicity in the Uyghur...

New Hawley Bill to Personally Sanction Xi Over Complicity in Uyghur Genocide

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will be introducing new legislation to personally sanction Chinese President Xi Jinping, along with his top lieutenants in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), over their complicity in the Uyghur genocide in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Senator Hawley said, “While Joe Biden is distracted, Xi Jinping is rapidly consolidating power within the Chinese Communist Party, power he intends to use to compel the world to turn a blind eye to the...

Hawley Urges Biden Admin to Keep China Tariffs in Place, Open Investigation into Unfair Trade Practices

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai calling on the Biden Administration to maintain tariffs on Chinese goods and to initiate a new investigation into the Chinese Communist Party’s unfair trade practices. 

"China repeatedly violates the rules of international trade and unapologetically steals and cheats in its economic relationship with the United States,” wrote Senator Hawley. “The objective of these tariffs was to recalibrate the...

Senator Hawley Introduces Legislation to Prioritize China Threat, Strengthen Transparency for Department of Defense Global Force Management

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced the Global Force Management Oversight Act. This legislation will ensure Congress has the information it needs to help the Department of Defense (DoD) balance between combatant commanders’ seemingly unlimited requests for forces and the need to stay focused on China and the Indo-Pacific. 

Hawley Demands Answers from Fauci, Collins on Purged NIH Covid Data

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Dr. Anthony Fauci demanding answers over recent reporting that Covid gene sequences were purged from an NIH database at the d of Chinese researchers.

Hawley, Colleagues Reintroduce Taiwan Defense Act

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will reintroduce the Taiwan Defense Act (TDA), following new signs of China’s increasing belligerence in the Asia-Pacific and imperial ambitions worldwide. Sen. Hawley’s bill ensures the United States is able to defeat any attempted Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

Hawley Blasts Biden's "Alarming Complacency" in Reversal of TikTok Ban

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) blasted President Joe Biden's "alarming complacency" in his decision to drop the Trump administration's bans on TikTok and other China-owned apps like WeChat.