Senator Hawley Joins Bipartisan Letter To President Trump Requesting He Take Immediate Action To Suspend Approval Of Licenses That Allow Some U.S. Companies To Do Business With Huawei

Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) joined a bipartisan letter to President Trump, expressing deep concern that the U.S. Department of Commerce has begun issuing export licenses to U.S. firms to resume business with Huawei Technologies—despite the significant threats these license approvals could pose to our national security. Leader Schumer and Senator Cotton write that approving these licenses, and others, will allow Huawei to fully resume its engagement with certain U.S. firms without an adequate...

Senator Hawley asks U.N. Ambassador Craft to Consider Options at the U.N to Hold Beijing Accountable for Treaty and Human Rights Violations in Hong Kong

Senator Hawley writes, “For five months, Beijing and its proxy chief executive in Hong Kong have been attempting to alter the city’s status and restrict its citizens’ freedoms, in apparent violation of Hong Kong’s Basic Law and the 1984 Joint Declaration. The Hong Kong executive has authorized violent force against unarmed demonstrators, has radically restricted the right of citizens peaceably to assemble, has intervened in District Council candidate selection, has illegally banned the use of...

Senator Josh Hawley’s Speech at the 6th Annual American Principles Project Gala

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.

Senator Hawley Statement on Passage of Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act

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.”

Hawley, Coons demand Facebook explain their privacy practices concerning user location data

“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."

Senator Hawley Questions FEMA Administrator Nominee on Missouri Flooding

"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...