“Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of one of the most remarkable change agents in American history. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired the nation to strive for the greatness that comes when every man, woman and child is treated equally. Dr. King’s life is a profound example of servant leadership and a profound reminder that one person committed to justice can change the world.”
Senator Hawley Selected for Two Key Subcommittees on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
“My number one priority is to ensure our Congress does the absolute most it can to serve the hardworking people of Missouri, and the first steps are keeping families safe and spending their tax dollars wisely. I look forward to being involved in the important work of these two subcommittees to ensure our government is working for Missourians.”
Senator Hawley questions national security expert on U.S. companies engaging in technology transfer agreements with China in Armed Services Committee hearing
In his first open Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Senator Josh Hawley questioned Ely Ratner, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security, on whether U.S. tech companies should be signing onto sensitive technology transfer agreements with Chinese firms.
Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri delivered a speech in support of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a bill which would create criminal penalties for doctors who allow infants to die rather than providing medical care after attempted abortion procedures.
Senator Hawley applauds passage of S.1, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act (SASME)
“It’s important that we remember who our friends are in the Middle East. This legislation strengthens U.S. security in the Middle East by boosting military support for Israel and Jordan, imposes new sanctions against the Assad regime, and reaffirms American support for Israel by making it easier for states and localities to approve laws to combat the anti-Israel BDS movement.”
Senator Hawley Applauds President’s Bold, Bipartisan Vision for America in State of the Union Address
“Tonight, President Trump challenged Congress to break through partisan gridlock and get working for the American people. That’s what we were sent to Washington to do: work at getting real things done. He outlined an ambitious path forward and I commend him. I was pleased to hear the president discuss his plans to lower the cost of health care. That’s a top priority of mine in the Senate. Congress should immediately break up the big government-big insurance axis and lower health care prices for...
“Bill Barr is an eminently qualified nominee with an outstanding record of public service. He has already served as Attorney General once, and with distinction. He and I have had good discussions about the tech industry, stopping illegal immigration, and ensuring the Department of Justice works for the American people. Bill Barr was unanimously confirmed to be our nation’s chief law enforcement officer 27 years ago and I hope my Senate colleagues will put their partisanship to the side to join...
Senator Hawley Selected to Chair Judiciary Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee, Named to Two Additional Subcommittees
“Congress has a duty to ensure our families and communities are safe. From the child walking home from school alone, to human trafficking victims looking for a new life, to the millions of Americans who trust internet giants with their personal data; every American deserves to have the peace of mind that their government will protect them from harm. I am honored to lead the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee in its efforts to keep people safe and fight for their rights.”
“We write concerned about reports that Facebook is collecting highly-sensitive data on teenagers, including their web browsing, phone use, communications, and locations – all to profile their behavior without adequate disclosure, consent, or oversight."
“I’m delighted Bill Barr has been confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States. I look forward to working with him to curb illegal immigration and hold big tech companies accountable. I’m disappointed to see so many Senate Democrats oppose this nomination today, despite Attorney General Barr’s unanimous confirmation for this job 27 years ago. I believe he is exceptionally qualified and will lead the Department of Justice with integrity and purpose.”