Hawley, Blunt Resolution Honoring Lance Corporal Schmitz and Fallen Missourians Passes Senate

Last night, the Senate passed U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) resolution honoring Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz of Wentzille, Mo.,  and each of the 56 Missourians who gave their lives during the war in Afghanistan. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) cosponsored the resolution and Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) introduced a companion resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Hawley: Biden was Fighting “Phony Culture War” While Americans in Afghanistan Paid the Price

On the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) lambasted President Joe Biden for waging a “phony culture war” while ignoring the chaos unfolding in Afghanistan as a result of his administration’s failed withdrawal. Senator Hawley also called out Democrats in Congress for looking the other way on Biden’s failed withdrawal, saying he will “force the Senate to actually vote on Joe Biden’s nominees for leadership positions in the Departments of State and Defense. In the face of this...

Senator Hawley and Colleagues Send Letter to SASC Chairman Demanding More Time to Question Austin, Milley, McKenzie at Hearing Next Week

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and several colleagues sent a letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed (D-R.I.) today in response to concerns that committee members would be capped at one round of five-minute questioning during the long-awaited hearing on the Biden administration’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan, set for next Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 on Capitol Hill. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.)...

Hawley Grills Facebook on Instagram’s Harms, Negative Effects on Teens

During today’s Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee hearing, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) grilled Steve Satterfield, Facebook’s Vice President of Privacy & Public Policy, about the safety of platforms like Instagram and Facebook for teenage users. Satterfield repeatedly declined to provide clarity on internal research from Facebook showing the negative effects their services have on users.

Sen. Hawley Honors Fallen Missourians, Pledges to Hold State, DoD Nominees Until Top Officials Resign Over Afghanistan Disaster

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) gave a speech on the Senate Floor honoring Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz of Wentzville, Mo. and each of the 56 Missourians who made the ultimate sacrifice in the war in Afghanistan. In his speech he pledged to hold the nomination of any nominee for the Department of Defense or for the Department of State until Secretary Austin, Secretary Blinken, and Jake Sullivan resign.

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...

Senator Hawley Statement on Attacks in Afghanistan

“Our nation is forever indebted to the brave Marines who made the ultimate sacrifice today. And we remember as well the innocent Afghanis who needlessly perished. Joe Biden has now overseen the deadliest day for US troops in Afghanistan in over a decade, and the crisis grows worse by the hour. We must reject the falsehood peddled by a feckless president that this was the only option for withdrawal. This is the product of Joe Biden’s catastrophic failure of leadership. It is now painfully clear...

Senator Hawley Leads Letter Demanding Oversight of ICE Arrests of Criminal Illegal Aliens Under Biden Administration

In light of the massive surge of illegal border crossings reported last week, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), joined by Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), and Rand Paul (R-Ky.), sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas requesting critical information on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s record of apprehensions during the Biden Administration.