Following his letter to Facebook, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey regarding the company’s decision to prevent users from sharing the New York Post’s reporting on Hunter Biden in any capacity.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg regarding the company’s decision to censor a story regarding Hunter Biden’s contacts with Ukrainian energy executives. Senator Hawley asked Facebook whether it is normal policy to reduce distribution of articles before they have been fact-checked, if they have any evidence the story contains disinformation, and whether any member of the Biden-Harris campaign encouraged or requested Facebook suppress the story.
"I enjoyed meeting with Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett today to discuss her judicial philosophy. She’s a pro-Constitution conservative with an outstanding record. I urge all of my Democrat colleagues to publicly reject attacks on her faith and abstain from anti-Catholic, anti-Christian vitriol in the hearings to come. President Trump made a strong pick and I look forward to hearing more from her during the confirmation process in our committee."
Sen. Hawley: Tech insiders are trying to gut provisions of NDAA that would restrict use of Chinese tech products
Senator Hawley spoke out this morning against tech insiders’ attempts to gut provisions in the FY 2021 NDAA that would end the Department of Defense’s (DoD) dangerous overreliance on Chinese printed circuit boards (PCBs). "Tech insiders are trying to gut provisions of the defense funding bill that would restrict use of Chinese tech products. Senate negotiators, don’t give in! This is not the time to go soft on #China"
Senator Hawley, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Dedicate September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and a group of colleagues joined Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in introducing a bipartisan resolution to recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is a time for us to honor the strength of the children who have fought the unthinkable. Together, we celebrate survivors of childhood cancer, honor their families, and remember those who are no longer with us,” said Senator Josh Hawley.
Senator Hawley Calls on Schumer, Democrats to Reject Attacks on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s Faith
Following President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) calling on every member of the Democratic Caucus to publicly reject attacks on Judge Barrett’s Christian faith and abstain from anti-Catholic, anti-Christian, anti-faith vitriol in the hearings to come.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) will introduce the Helping Parents During COVID Act of 2020 to provide immediate financial relief for working families whose children’s education has been disrupted by the pandemic. Senator Hawley’s bill would provide these working families $1,200 in direct cash assistance per month every month through June 2021 to help cover lost work shifts or wages. This bill will also create a fully-refundable tax credit of $800 per child to reimburse parents for the costs of...
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr urging him to immediately file suit in federal court to protect religious liberties in states placing unconstitutional restrictions on houses of worship. Senator Hawley writes that a number of states are violating the First Amendment in strictly limiting attendance at religious services while allowing other businesses, like restaurants and gyms, to operate at up to 50 percent capacity.
In the week since U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced the David Dorn Back the Blue Act, the bill has been met with an outpouring of support from Missouri law enforcement officers. Senator Hawley’s bill would authorize $15 billion for the U.S. Attorney General to fund more officer hiring and salary increases for state and local law enforcement across the country.
In response to Facebook’s recent announcement that it will ban political advertising in the week leading up the November 2020 elections, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking that he reconsider his decision. Senator Hawley writes that Facebook’s decision could have the effect of suppressing voter turnout and includes an overly broad blackout of advertising related to “social issues.”