Today during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) talked with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan about what the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can do to help Missourians recover from yesterday’s storms. Acting Secretary McAleenan told Senator Hawley that FEMA will support state and local authorities to assess damage and help people on the ground.
Senator's views concerning a variety of issues.
Today Senator Josh Hawley delivered his maiden speech on the floor of the United States Senate. The maiden speech is a Senate tradition where new Senators set the tone for their term by taking to the floor to deliver their first major address.
Senator Hawley: Unelected Bureaucrats Tried To Overturn 2016 Election Because They Disdain Trump Voters
Today during Attorney General William Barr’s appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Josh Hawley said the counterintelligence investigation into President Trump was an attempt by unelected bureaucrats to overturn a democratic election because of their disdain for Trump voters.
“Missouri still mourns the lives lost on Table Rock Lake last summer. Sadly though, this tragedy wasn’t the first of its kind. For decades now, the NTSB has been making recommendations to make these rides safer, but Congress has failed to act. It’s my goal to change that by introducing this legislation today. We have to protect safety on the water.”
“The Green New Deal would not only ship manufacturing jobs to China; it would just make Silicon Valley richer at the expense of workers and farmers in Missouri. The Green New Deal is a war on rural America. The last thing we need is another sweetheart deal where Wall Street and Silicon Valley get richer while the Heartland gets hosed.”
During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing today, Senator Josh Hawley raised concerns to Secretary of the Army Mark Esper about the Army Corps of Engineers’ role in the historic flooding taking place in Missouri. Last Friday, Senator Hawley surveyed flood damage in Holt County and heard numerous concerns from constituents about the Army Corps’ responsiveness and potentially misplaced priorities leading up to the flooding.
“Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of one of the most remarkable change agents in American history. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired the nation to strive for the greatness that comes when every man, woman and child is treated equally. Dr. King’s life is a profound example of servant leadership and a profound reminder that one person committed to justice can change the world.”
Senator Hawley Applauds President’s Bold, Bipartisan Vision for America in State of the Union Address
“Tonight, President Trump challenged Congress to break through partisan gridlock and get working for the American people. That’s what we were sent to Washington to do: work at getting real things done. He outlined an ambitious path forward and I commend him. I was pleased to hear the president discuss his plans to lower the cost of health care. That’s a top priority of mine in the Senate. Congress should immediately break up the big government-big insurance axis and lower health care prices for...