Hawley Discusses Violent Crime Wave, Opposition to ATF Nominee Chipman at Senate Judiciary Hearing

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) discussed key facts about the violent crime wave spreading across Missouri and the rest of the country during today’s Senate Judiciary hearing, describing how police departments big and small have expressed that they feel overwhelmed and outnumbered. Sen. Hawley introduced a new pro-police agenda this week, which would put an additional 100,000 officers back on the streets.

Senator Hawley Calls on U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom to Consider Adding Canada to Watch List

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom urging the commission to consider adding Canada to its watch list in response to the country’s crackdown on religious freedom. In the letter, Senator Hawley cites recent instances of Canadian pastors being arrested and jailed for holding worship services that do not comply with strict COVID-19 restrictions.

Senator Hawley Introduces Legislative Agenda to Hire 100,000 New Police Officers, Keep American Families Safe

Ahead of President Biden’s Wednesday address on the spiking crime throughout America, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) rolled out his own legislative agenda to hire 100,000 new police officers, boost police morale, and keep American families safe. As violent crime continues to plague the country, communities and law enforcement officers are under siege. Homicides are dramatically increasing across American cities, and violent crime is hitting generational highs. Meanwhile, police departments are...

Sen. Hawley, Colleagues Blast SBA for Poor Performance in Administering Shuttered Venues Program

U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and Todd Young (R-Ind.) sent a letter to the Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Guzman blasting the SBA for its poor performance in administering the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program. The SVOG program, which was authorized by Congress in December, is a relief program intended for movie theatres, museums, and other entertainment venues that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic....

Hawley Demands Biden SBA Nominee Renounce Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

Following new revelations today, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called for Biden nominee Dilawar Syed to explain his work for an organization that has engaged in anti-Semitic rhetoric. Syed is the Biden Administration nominee for deputy director of the Small Business Administration (SBA). Syed previously sat on the board of an organization, Emgage Action, that has echoed the anti-Semitic remarks of Representative Ilhan Omar and others, including calling Israel an “apartheid state” and accusing...

Senator Hawley Reacts to SCOTUS Ruling on Fulton v. City of Philadelphia

The #SCOTUS decision in Fulton sends a clear message: government cannot discriminate against churches & religious groups on the basis of their faith. Government can’t treat secular groups better than religious ones. No discrimination! But it was also a missed opportunity to overrule Smith. The Smith decision was wrong the day it was decided and should be overruled

Hawley, Colleagues Reintroduce Taiwan Defense Act

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will reintroduce the Taiwan Defense Act (TDA), following new signs of China’s increasing belligerence in the Asia-Pacific and imperial ambitions worldwide. Sen. Hawley’s bill ensures the United States is able to defeat any attempted Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

Hawley Says Biden’s Open Borders Policies Have Created A “Moral Crisis”

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) said that President Joe Biden has created a “moral crisis” by sending the message that the U.S. Southern border is open. Senator Hawley said the Senate Democrats’ proposed immigration reform plan would create new loopholes for illegal immigrants and devalue legal immigration. "Our border is in a state of total crisis, and it is a crisis that is affecting every single person in my state and in this country. And I suggest to you we have a moral obligation—and this...

Hawley Blasts Biden's "Alarming Complacency" in Reversal of TikTok Ban

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) blasted President Joe Biden's "alarming complacency" in his decision to drop the Trump administration's bans on TikTok and other China-owned apps like WeChat.