Senators Cramer, Cruz, Hyde-Smith, Rounds, Scott, Wicker Back Senator Hawley’s NDAA Amendment to Remove Mandate to Rename Bases, Create Commission

Today Senators Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) announced they have cosponsored Senator Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) amendment to the National Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to remove the congressionally-mandated renaming of names of military bases and installations, instead creating a one-year commission with public input to determine the best path forward.

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U.S. Senate Passes Senator Hawley’s Resolution Condemning Beijing’s Proposed Takeover of Hong Kong

Today the United States Senate passed Senate Resolution 596, introduced by Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), condemning the Chinese Communist Party’s proposed “national security law” for Hong Kong that would ban secession, subversion, and foreign interference. Senator Hawley’s resolution says passage of CCP’s proposed law would put Beijing in direct violation of the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Hong Kong Basic Law and calls upon all free nations to stand against the campaign to...

Sen. Hawley Introduces NDAA Amendment to Resist Left-Wing Assault on History

"This latest effort to unilaterally rename bases and remove war memorials, all behind closed doors, smacks of the cancel culture the Left wants to impose on the nation. Any discussion about renaming bases should be had in the light of day, out in the open, and it should involve military families, veterans, and state and local stakeholders. That’s what my amendment would do."

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.”