Government Accountability

Hawley Condemns Biden DOJ’s Indictment of Texas Doctor who Sounded Alarm on Illegal Transgender Procedures at Children’s Hospital

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray, denouncing the Justice Department's prosecution of Dr. Eithan Haim and requesting all documents related to the agency's investigation. President Biden's Justice Department indicted Dr. Haim after he blew the whistle on Texas Children’s Hospital for secretly conducting illegal child sterilization surgeries in the name of transgender healthcare. "This prosecution is intended to...

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Hawley Joins Missouri Radiation Advocates to Give Update on RECA Following Senate Lunch with Johnson

Today U.S. Senator Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Missouri radiation advocates in the U.S. Capitol to provide an update on his continued push to reauthorize and expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) that lapsed last week thanks to inaction from House leadership.  Today's RECA update following a Republican Senate lunch with Speaker Johnson comes after the Speaker failed to follow through on his promise to meet with Missouri radiation advocates. ". . . Now, nobody in my state—nobody in...

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Hawley Blasts House Leadership’s Inaction on RECA Expiration Date

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statement, calling out Speaker Mike Johnson for the House's failure to reauthorize and expand compensation funds for American radiation victims that expire today due to legislative inaction. RECA expires today because the House has done nothing. I hope when @SpeakerJohnson gets back from Europe he will get focused on America - and make time to meet with radiation survivors, like he promised— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) June 7, 2024...

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Hawley Slams Johnson for Plan to Vote on RECA Bill Excluding Missouri, New Mexico, and Hundreds of Thousands of Americans

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released a statement after Speaker Mike Johnson's (R-La.) office informed Senator Hawley that the House would take up a Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) bill that fails to compensate thousands of victims across the country, including in Missouri, New Mexico, and the Navajo Nation. In March, Speaker Johnson pledged to work with interested parties on a reauthorization measure following the House's failure to take up...

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Hawley Blasts Attempt to Stop RECA Expansion, Pledges No RECA Bill Without Missouri Will Pass Senate

“There’s nothing clean about this bill . . . It leaves Missouri filthy, dirty with nuclear radiation.” Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) blasted the so-called “clean” extension of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) introduced by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah). Senator Hawley objected to the proposal which would have extended the program without any additional coverage for the hundreds of thousands of victims across America in places like Missouri. "Well, there is nothing...

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Hawley Demands House Leadership Vote to Reauthorize RECA Before Compensation for Nuclear Radiation Victims Expires

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor, calling for the House of Representatives to immediately reauthorize and expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). RECA funding—which is set to expire on June 7—compensates American victims whom the federal government has poisoned through its nuclear testing programs. Senator Hawley specifically addressed Speaker Mike Johnson, urging him to send RECA to the House floor...

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Hawley Demands Biden DOJ Investigation into Illegal Dark Money Funding of Anti-Israel College Groups

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, pressing President Biden's Department of Justice to investigate the third-party funding behind the violent, coordinated antisemitic protests currently plaguing college campuses across the country. "Earlier this week, Politico detailed the vast amounts of dark money subsidizing this mayhem. Their report found that key groups backing the campus...

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Hawley Exposes Interior Secretary Haaland for Department Meetings with Dark Money Groups that Fund Far Left Climate Policies

Today in a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) questioned Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland over reports that her agency has met with foreign dark-money groups that actively fund left-wing environmental initiatives.  "Is it common practice at your department to meet with dark-money groups off the books and conceal it from the public?" asked Senator Hawley. Senator Hawley continued to press...

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Hawley, Luján Urge Speaker Johnson to Send RECA to House Floor Before Compensation Funds for Nuclear Radiation Victims Expire

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) in sending a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Speaker Mike Johnson, urging House leadership to immediately reauthorize and expand theRadiation Exposure Compensation Reauthorization Act (RECA) before compensation for radiation victims expires on June 7, 2024. "Between 1945 and 1992, the U.S. conducted 206 above-ground nuclear weapons tests, dispersing radioactive material across vast swathes of the...

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WATCH: Hawley & Missouri Advocates Join Bret Baier’s Special Report on Fight to Reauthorize RECA Before Compensation Funds Expire

Last night, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) spoke with Fox News, updating viewers on his fight to reauthorize the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) and compensate Missourians whom the federal government has poisoned by failing to properly dispose of radioactive waste from its nuclear testing programs. In the first segment of a four-part series, Senator Hawley joined members of grassroots advocacy group "Just Moms" in detailing the brunt of the burden Missourians...

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