Hawley Pledges to Oppose NDAA without Justice for Victims of Nuclear Contamination

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statements demanding justice for victims of nuclear contamination in the greater St. Louis area. He also pledged to oppose the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) if it does not include compensation for the victims.

Hawley Demands Investigation into Biden DHS Agents Pulled from Child Exploitation Cases After Additional Whistleblower Claims

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari, demanding an investigation into whistleblower allegations that the Biden DHS has reassigned hundreds of special agents charged with important investigations to menial tasks at the southern border – including handing out sandwiches to illegal immigrants.

The letter follows Senator Hawley’s questioning of DHS Secretary Mayorkas' testimony in last week's Senate Homeland...

Hawley Urges EPA Clean Up West Lake Landfill Immediately

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) questioned Bruno Pigott, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Senator Hawley called on the EPA to immediately clean up the radioactive contamination at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo.

"It’s probably no coincidence that the folks who live in this area are not big-time donors to political parties, they’re not big-time party activists, these are working people...

Hawley Calls for DOE Watchdog to Investigate Granholm and Agency Staff Following Ethics Violations

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General Teri Donaldson calling on her to investigate DOE Secretary Granholm for misleading the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee about her financial holdings in April of this year, and her multiple violations of federal ethics laws.

"Senior officials have no business trading stocks, especially stocks in the industries they regulate. The repeated ethics violations by Energy Department...

Biden Energy Official Freezes Up When Pressed on Pay-to-Play Events

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) questioned two officials from the Department of Energy (DOE), Jigar Shah, the Director of Loan Programs, and Teri L. Donaldson, the Inspector General about pay-to-play events and insider stock trading.

When Senator Hawley pressed Director Shah about the unethical nature of the pay-to-play events DOE officials attend and often speak at, the Director had no response.

"You're the Director of the loan programs for the federal government Department of Energy....

Democrats Block Hawley Resolution to Condemn Antisemitic Activities on College Campuses

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) delivered remarks on the Senate floor and called for unanimous consent on his resolution condemning Hamas and the antisemitic student groups on college campuses that have celebrated the Oct. 7 terrorist attack against Israel. Senator Hawley wrote to all senators this week requesting they support his resolution. When Senator Hawley attempted to pass his resolution, it was blocked by Democrats.

"Almost as disturbing as the facts of these terrible attacks...

Hawley Demands Answers from Biden DHS for Employment of Pro-Hamas Spokeswoman, Urges Firing

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling for the termination of DHS employee, Nejwa Ali, who has a documented history of making blatantly antisemitic, pro-Hamas statements.

Recent reporting reveals that Nejwa Ali has shared pictures glorifying Hamas terrorists and espoused other hateful, antisemitic rhetoric. Her statements clearly express that she harbors intensely negative views against the State of...

Hawley Pushes Mayorkas to Address 'Terrorist-Linked Aliens' at Border Following Hamas Attack in Israel

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging him to ensure the safety of Americans and, specifically, Jewish Americans amid the uptick in potential terrorist-linked illegal aliens at our southern border. This development follows the barbaric attack perpetrated by Hamas terrorists on innocent American and Israeli civilians.

The recent reporting of numbers of encounters with people on the terror watchlist for...

Hawley Demands DHS Terminate New 'Intelligence Experts Group'

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling for the immediate termination of the Department's newly announced "Intelligence Experts Group."

"I write with deep concern regarding the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) newly announced 'Intelligence Experts Group.' According to your Department's press release, this entity will be led by at least three individuals who helped suppress the Hunter Biden laptop story...

Hawley Requests Update on DOE Monitoring of Nuclear Contamination at Weldon Spring Site

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Deputy Secretary David Turk, requesting an update on the monitoring and remediation of the Weldon Spring Superfund Site in St. Charles, Mo.

"As I previously wrote in my July 24, 2023 letter to Secretary Granholm, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) is alarmed by deficiencies in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) monitoring of contaminants at the site, and so am I," wrote Senator Hawley. "Despite...