Hawley Request to Unanimously Pass Bill to Ban TikTok Blocked on Senate Floor

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) delivered remarks on the Senate floor and called for unanimous consent on his legislation to ban TikTok in the United States, due to its serious threat to national security, rampant data collection on American users, and the application's close connection to the Chinese Communist Party. 

"We should act decisively to ban TikTok directly. We shouldn't give new open-ended authority to federal bureaucrats, we should target this threat specifically. That's what...

Hawley Announces First Bill in Worker's Agenda to Rebuild America: Ending Normal Trade Relations with China Act

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced the first piece of legislation in his new Worker’s Agenda to Rebuild America. The Ending Normal Trade Relations with China Act would revoke China's normal trade relations status to reduce our dependency and protect America’s working class.

China is America’s greatest adversary. To win the fierce economic competition for jobs, industry, and the future, America must return to the long-standing formula for American success: strong and independent...

Hawley Responds to China Opposition to COVID Origins Bill: 'Time is Up. Come Clean'

After the House unanimously passed Senator Hawley's (R-Mo.) COVID-19 Origin Act of 2023, Senator Hawley responded to the Chinese Embassy's letter to his office urging him to abandon his efforts to declassify intelligence related to any potential links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the origins of the Covid pandemic.

"I know you are keenly interested in this bill—your own Communist officials have written to my office demanding we renounce it, in their usual lecturing, idiotic style,...

Hawley COVID Origins Bill Unanimously Passes House, Awaits Biden’s Signature

Today Senator Hawley's COVID Origins Act of 2023 passed unanimously in the House of Representatives. The bill will require the Biden administration to declassify intelligence related to any potential links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the origins of the Covid pandemic.  

"Today the House passed my COVID origins bill with bipartisan support, sending it to the President’s desk,” said Senator Hawley. “This is a great first step in holding China accountable for this crisis, and I...

New Hawley Bill Bans Chinese Corporations from Owning U.S. Farmland, Protects American Farmers

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley introduced the This Land is Our Land Act, new legislation to ban Chinese corporations and individuals associated with the Chinese Communist Party from owning United States agricultural land. 

“No Chinese corporation or individual associated with the CCP should be permitted to own American farmland. It undermines the integrity of our nation’s food supply chain, it presents national security threats when the land is in close proximity to military installations, and...

Hawley Demands Answers from Department of Energy on COVID Lab Leak Conclusion, Ties to China

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm calling for answers on DOE's conclusion that COVID originated from a lab leak. 

"If the United States government has new reason to believe that COVID-19 was the result of a lab leak, we must immediately pressure China to be transparent about its role in the origins of the pandemic—and hold China accountable. After everything Americans have gone through, they are entitled to answers...

Hawley and Braun Reintroduce Bill Requiring Biden to Declassify Wuhan Lab Leak Intelligence

Today U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) reintroduced the COVID-19 Origin Act of 2023, requiring the Biden administration to declassify intelligence related to any potential links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) and the origins of the Covid pandemic.

The Department of Energy recently concluded that the COVID-19 pandemic most likely arose from a lab leak, according to a classified intelligence report provided to the White House and certain members of Congress....

Hawley Resolution to Condemn China and Demand Transparency over Spy Balloon Incident Passes Senate

Tonight the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution led by Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) to condemn the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for its blatant violation of U.S. airspace and call for transparency regarding the Chinese surveillance balloon incident.

“China’s decision to send a surveillance balloon into U.S. airspace was a gross violation of American sovereignty and it will not be tolerated. We must send a message – and get the facts from this administration about what’s going on in our...

Hawley to Introduce Resolution Condemning Chinese Communist Party over Spy Balloon Incident

Following his letter to the Department of Homeland Security requesting information on China’s spy activities, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will introduce a Senate resolution to condemn the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for its blatant violation of U.S. airspace and call for transparency regarding the Chinese surveillance balloon incident.

Senator Hawley said, “The CCP’s deployment of a surveillance balloon into U.S. airspace was a gross violation of American sovereignty and...

Hawley Demands Answers from DHS on China’s Spy Activities, Slams Lack of Transparency from Biden

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas demanding answers on the Chinese government's espionage efforts within the United States, slamming the Biden administration for hiding these efforts from the American people.

"For an entire week, the Biden Administration allowed the Chinese government to fly a surveillance balloon across the United States," wrote Senator Hawley. "The balloon flew over states like Montana, which...