Senator Hawley Statement on the President Signing Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act into Law

"Hong Kongers have put their lives on the line fighting for the basic freedoms promised them by Beijing. President Trump‘s decision to sign the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act honors their courage and aids their cause. And it sends a clear signal to Beijing: the United States will not stand by and watch China break its treaty commitments and try to dominate all of Asia.”

Senator Hawley Statement on Next NGA West Groundbreaking

“This $1.7 billion investment by the NGA will create thousands of good-paying jobs in St. Louis. The geospatial intelligence professionals at NGA West help us understand the physical world in a way that enhances our national security and strengthens our response to threats at home and around the world. This work is of the utmost importance to our nation and will continue to happen right here in St. Louis for years to come.”

Senator Hawley Asks U.S. Attorney, HUD for Federal Investigation into Kansas City Public Housing

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent letters to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson and U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Timothy Garrison asking for investigations of public housing in the Kansas City region. These letters come after recent news reports documented the conditions residents of T.E.H. Realty’s properties across the state face from “significant rodent infestations, to mold, to systems that leave residents with no...

Senator Hawley Asks U.S. Attorney, HUD for Federal Investigation into St. Louis Public Housing

In the letter, Senator Hawley wrote, “These news stories report that large companies managing housing complexes for predominantly low-income Missourians are failing to maintain units in habitable conditions, illegally evicting tenants, and requiring tenants to procure costly repairs at their own expense, even though making those repairs is the landlord’s responsibility.”

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.”