Senator Hawley applauds passage of S.1, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act (SASME)

“It’s important that we remember who our friends are in the Middle East. This legislation strengthens U.S. security in the Middle East by boosting military support for Israel and Jordan, imposes new sanctions against the Assad regime, and reaffirms American support for Israel by making it easier for states and localities to approve laws to combat the anti-Israel BDS movement.”

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...

Senator Hawley Votes to Move AG Nominee Bill Barr Debate to Full Senate

“Bill Barr is an eminently qualified nominee with an outstanding record of public service. He has already served as Attorney General once, and with distinction. He and I have had good discussions about the tech industry, stopping illegal immigration, and ensuring the Department of Justice works for the American people. Bill Barr was unanimously confirmed to be our nation’s chief law enforcement officer 27 years ago and I hope my Senate colleagues will put their partisanship to the side to join...

Senator Hawley Selected to Chair Judiciary Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee, Named to Two Additional Subcommittees

“Congress has a duty to ensure our families and communities are safe. From the child walking home from school alone, to human trafficking victims looking for a new life, to the millions of Americans who trust internet giants with their personal data; every American deserves to have the peace of mind that their government will protect them from harm. I am honored to lead the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee in its efforts to keep people safe and fight for their rights.”

Senator Hawley Statement on Bill Barr’s Confirmation as Attorney General

“I’m delighted Bill Barr has been confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States. I look forward to working with him to curb illegal immigration and hold big tech companies accountable. I’m disappointed to see so many Senate Democrats oppose this nomination today, despite Attorney General Barr’s unanimous confirmation for this job 27 years ago. I believe he is exceptionally qualified and will lead the Department of Justice with integrity and purpose.”