We must forge in this century a new politics of family and neighborhood—a new politics of love and belonging—a new politics of home. That will mean rethinking old positions and revisiting old orthodoxies. It will mean challenging the old priorities of the political class. But we cannot wait any longer. Our life of liberty, our life together, cannot wait.
Following passage of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statement: “Today’s vote sends a clear message that the United States will continue to stand with the people of Hong Kong as they battle Beijing’s imperialism. The Chinese Communist Party’s quest for power across the region is a direct threat to America’s security and prosperity.”
“Location data is among the most sensitive personal information that a user can share with a company. Today, modern smartphones can reveal location data beyond a mere street address,” the Senators wrote. “We appreciate Facebook’s attempt to proactively inform users about their privacy options. However, we are concerned that Facebook may not in fact be offering users the level of control that the company suggests these settings provide.”
Senator Hawley Suggests China May Be In Violation Of Sino–British Joint Declaration Following Violence At PolyU In Hong Kong
Following the heightened violence at Polytechnic University in Hong Kong over the weekend, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) today suggested that China may be in violation of the 1984 Sino–British Joint Declaration. According to BBC, “around 100 people tried to leave the Polytechnic University, but were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.” The Washington Post reported that Chinese President Xi Xingping recently urged Hong Kong authorities to take “firmer action” to end the protests.
Senator Hawley Introduces Bill to Address National Security Concerns Raised by Big Tech’s Partnerships with Beijing
“Current law makes it far too easy for hostile foreign governments like China to access Americans' sensitive data. Chinese companies with vast amounts of personal data on Americans are required by Chinese law to provide that data to Chinese intelligence services. If your child uses TikTok, there's a chance the Chinese Communist Party knows where they are, what they look like, what their voices sound like, and what they’re watching. That's a feature TikTok doesn't advertise."
"I thank you again for the work that FEMA has done in Missouri this past year, but a lot of Missourians still have questions. Of course, a lot of them are still out of their homes. I mean, the flooding has been quite severe in the state. The displacement has been broad and wide. And we look forward to continuing to work with you and your staff to make sure that people get the assistance that they need and that they get the information that they need in order to understand the process and apply...
Ours must be a foreign policy for the people who built this country; one that honors our workers by protecting their livelihoods; protects our way of life by thwarting hegemons; and respects our service-members by asking them to sacrifice only for a justified purpose and only with a reasonable plan.
Today Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) fired back at the Mexican Ambassador’s letter blaming Americans for the crimes of the cartels and the flow of drugs over the southern border. He stands by his call yesterday for sanctions against Mexican officials who will not confront cartels.
“President Trump and Secretary Chao have once again made Missouri a priority and delivered infrastructure funding for our state. The Grant Avenue Parkway Project will provide the people who live in Springfield a new way to get around and tourists a new way to explore. The East Locust Creek Reservoir project will help to provide water security for an entire region, allowing the community around it to flourish.”
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) will deliver a speech at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) next Tuesday, November 12, at 10:30 a.m. ET. In the speech, Sen. Hawley will argue that it is time to reconsider the foreign policy consensus in light of a new era of great power competition. Following the remarks, he will participate in a Q&A session with CNAS CEO Richard Fontaine.