Senator Hawley Applauds Senate Passage of Resolution Honoring the Life of Retired St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) applauded the Senate’s passage of his resolution, cosponsored by Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), honoring the life of fallen St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn. Tragically killed on June 2, 2020, during a violent night of rioting in the city of St. Louis, Dorn served for 38 years with the St. Louis Police Department and is remembered as a leader in his community.

Senator Hawley Blasts Google for Threatening Conservative Outlets and Section 230 Hypocrisy

Following reports that Google threatened to demonetize The Federalist based on its comments section, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai blasting the company for political censorship. Senator Hawley writes that Google is aware of its dominance in online advertising and, based on information provided by foreign dark-money groups, is attempting to use that power to target conservative outlets and dissenting voices.

Senator Hawley Announces Bill Empowering Americans to Sue Big Tech Companies Acting in Bad Faith

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced a bill to empower Americans to sue Big Tech companies who act in bad faith by selectively censoring political speech and hiding content created by their competitors. Cosponsored by Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Senator Hawley’s bill would prohibit Big Tech companies from receiving Section 230 immunity unless they update their terms of service to promise to operate in good faith and pay a $5,000 fine if...

Senator Hawley Secures Top Missouri Priorities in FY ’21 NDAA

Following the Senate Armed Service Committee’s passage of its markup of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced the inclusion of more than twenty of Missouri’s top defense priorities he helped secure in the bill, which now heads to the Senate floor. Senator Hawley said, "Our military servicemembers represent the best of our nation and this bill makes sure they have what they need to protect us and come home safely. I’m proud to...

Senator Hawley to Zoom: “Pick A Side: American Principles and Free-Speech, or Short-Term Global Profits and Censorship”

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Zoom calling for the company to choose a side: American principles and free-speech, or short-term global profits and censorship. His letter comes after Zoom chose to close the accounts of prominent U.S.-based critics of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for discussing the Tiananmen Square massacre, claiming the closures were necessary to “comply with local law.”

Senator Hawley Introduces Taiwan Defense Act

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced the Taiwan Defense Act (TDA). The bill ensures the United States is able to continue meeting its obligations under the Taiwan Relations Act in the face of the Chinese Communist Party’s aggressive military build-up. TDA requires the Department of Defense to maintain the ability to defeat a Chinese invasion – and in particular, a Chinese fait accompli – against Taiwan and to report regularly on its progress toward this goal.

Senator Hawley Calls for FTC Investigation into Beijing-Backed App Zynn

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking for an investigation into Zynn. Zynn, an app almost identical to TikTok, has quickly risen to the top of the app store charts and pays users for views and referring friends. In the letter, Senator Hawley raises concerns that the app’s immediate dominance may drive competitors out of the market, notes that Zynn’s parent company, Kuaishou, has ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and has engaged in promoting...

Senator Hawley Calls for Civil Rights Investigation into First Amendment Violations of Religious Americans

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr calling for a civil rights investigation into violations of the First Amendment by state officials who have continued to impose strict caps on religious gatherings and religious speech after allowing thousands of people to gather to attend protests. Senator Hawley writes that Americans have a constitutional right to peaceably protest but state officials are restricting religious speech and religious exercise while...