Coronavirus

Hawley, Braun Slam Biden Administration for Failure to Release All Information on COVID-19 Origins, Demand Full Report

Today U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) sent a letter to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, after the Director and the Biden Administration failed to comply with the Senators' COVID-19 Origin Act of 2023, by releasing an incomplete report on the origins of COVID-19 well beyond the statutory deadline. The Senators demanded that Director Haines provide a new, complete report including any and all information...

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Hawley COVID Origins Bill Signed Into Law

Today Senator Josh Hawley's COVID Origins Act of 2023 was signed into law by President Biden. The legislation requires 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 President Biden finally signed my COVID origins bill into law, following its unanimous and bipartisan passage in Congress,” said Senator Hawley. “The American deserve...

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Hawley, Braun Bill Requiring Biden to Declassify Wuhan Lab Leak Intelligence Unanimously Passes Senate for Second Time

Tonight the United States Senate unanimously passed U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) bill, the COVID Origins Act of 2023, to require 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 bill is cosponsored by Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.). Senators Hawley and...

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Hawley Introduces Bill to Strengthen Investigations of Fraud in COVID-19 Relief Programs

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced new legislation today to continue to fund and restore the jurisdiction of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (SIGPR) so that it can investigate fraud within the Treasury Department's pandemic programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This anti-fraud legislation comes as the Biden Administration is lobbying for more federal dollars for COVID-19.  SIGPR was created by the CARES Act in 2020 to conduct...

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Hawley Demands Explanation of Unconstitutional Biden Vaccine Mandate

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh demanding an explanation of the supposed constitutional basis of the Department of Labor’s planned attempt to use the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to mandate vaccinations for 80 million private-sector workers. Senator Hawley writes that OSHA’s power is “exceedingly limited” in this regard so the Biden administration “decided to take an end run around public accountability in favor of heavy-handed authoritarianism.”

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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.

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Senator Hawley Calls for Fauci Resignation, Full Investigation into COVID-19 Origins

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called for Dr. Fauci’s resignation following the release of his emails and recent investigative reporting regarding the origins of COVID-19. Sen. Hawley also called for a full congressional investigation into the origins of COVID-19, including determining the NIAD’s involvement in funding research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

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Senators Hawley, Blunt Urge FEMA to Open Mass Vaccination Site in Kansas City

U.S. Senators Josh Hawley and Roy Blunt sent a letter today to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urging the establishment of a mass vaccination site in Kansas City, Mo., through the Federal Pilot Community Vaccination Centers (CVC) program. The letter comes after recent requests to FEMA from Governor Mike Parson and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas.

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