Senator Hawley Slams Garland for Lying About FBI Targeting Parents, Demands He Testify Before Senate

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) wrote to Attorney General Merrick Garland, demanding he answer questions about whistleblower documents showing the FBI is using its counterterrorism division to investigate and add “threat tags” to parents who speak out at school board meetings.

“Nearly every week, we discover new information that undermines your assertion that you are not using the FBI to target parents who wish to speak up in response to school boards that are pushing divisive ideologies...

ICYMI: Hawley Op-Ed: Parents' Bill of Rights is needed to combat Left's indoctrination of students

On Monday, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) published an op-ed on Fox News on his new Parents' Bill of Rights:

As just about every parent with school-aged kids knows, the Left is trying to shut parents out of education.  

Joe Biden’s Justice Department has tried to turn the FBI into a monitor of school board meetings, with one DOJ official going so far as to draw up lists of federal crimes for which parents could be prosecuted. Failed Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe spoke the
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Hawley Grills Mayorkas on Failure to Fully Vet Afghan Refugees, Biden Border Crisis

Hawley also questioned Mayorkas on Biden’s proposed $450K payments to illegal immigrations and VP Harris’s failure as border czar


Today at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) grilled Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over DHS’s failure to fully vet thousands of Afghan refugees following President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. Secretary Mayorkas told Senator Hawley DHS is not conducting in-person interviews for all...

Hawley Introduces Parents’ Bill of Rights to Defend Parents’ Role in Education

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley introduced the Parents’ Bill of Rights Act to defend parents’ fundamental rights against efforts to shut them out of their children’s education. Senator Hawley’s bill would empower parents to sue federally-funded schools that do not protect certain basic rights, such as the right to know what their child is being taught and the right to know what outside groups are receiving school contracts.

Senator Hawley said, “America has long recognized the right of parents...

Senator Hawley Joins Braun and Colleagues in Officially Challenging Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Senator Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and 38 Republican colleagues in formally moving to disapprove and nullify President Biden’s vaccine mandate on private employees under the Congressional Review Act, the official process for Congress to eliminate an Executive Branch rule. The Biden administration has announced U.S. businesses have until Jan. 4, 2022, to comply with their vaccine mandate.  

“Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate is an unconstitutional infringement on the...

Five Senators Join Hawley Amendment This Week to Remove NDAA Provision that Forces Women to Register for Military Draft

Five Senators have signed on to a new amendment led by U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (Mo.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, to this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would remove a provision currently in the bill that requires women to register for the Selective Service System.

U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (Tex.), Tom Cotton (Ark.), Roger Wicker (Miss.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (Miss.), and Roger Marshall (Kan.) cosponsored Senator Hawley’s amendment this week. Should this...

Hawley to Protect Parents' Role in Education With New Parents Bill of Rights

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will introduce a new Parents Bill of Rights to turn back efforts to shut parents out of their children's education. Senator Hawley's bill will protect the right of parents to know what their children are being taught, who is teaching them, and which organizations are receiving school contracts.

  

Senator Hawley Joins Daines and Colleagues to Block Taxpayer-Funded Payments to Illegal Immigrants in FY22 NDAA

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Steve Daines (Mont.) and a group of Senators today in introducing a new amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 that blocks President Biden’s reported plan to give illegal immigrants up to $450,000 per person in taxpayer dollars for settlements by the U.S. government, totaling upwards of a billion dollars. The news first gained attention at the end of last week.

“Joe Biden and his administration’s priorities are...

Hawley, Kennedy, Colleagues Rebuke Biden Plan to Pay Illegal Immigrants with Taxpayer Dollars

U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), John Kennedy (R-La.), and the nine other Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans wrote to President Joe Biden to oppose his administration’s reported plan to offer illegal immigrants up to $450,000 per person in taxpayer dollars to settle lawsuits resulting from those individuals’ violating U.S. immigration law.

Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Tom Cotton...

Senator Hawley Continues to Stand with Taiwan, Introducing New Bill to Help Nation Arm Itself

New legislation establishes Taiwan Security Assistance Initiative, accelerates Taiwan’s deployment of asymmetric defenses


Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) – a member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee – introduced the Arm Taiwan Act of 2021 to strengthen Taiwan’s defenses against a Chinese invasion. It does so by allocating $3 billion annually for a new Taiwan Security Assistance Initiative to accelerate Taiwan’s deployment of asymmetric defense capabilities. It also...