Tag Archives: Josh Hawley

Hawley Leads GOP Bid To Thwart Secret Service Probe

The Washington Post reports: Inspector General Joseph V. Cuffari and his staff have refused to release certain documents and tried to block interviews, effectively delaying the probe. Some Republican senators have also raised stiff resistance to the wider investigation into Cuffari — which is being overseen by a panel of federal watchdogs from the Council of the Inspectors General on …

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Josh Hawley Casts Lone Vote Against Expanding NATO

The New York Times reports: The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a treaty that would expand NATO to include Finland and Sweden, with Republicans and Democrats linking arms to pave the way for one of the most significant expansions of the alliance in decades amid Russia’s continued assault on Ukraine. The vote was 95 to 1, with only Senator Josh …

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Hawley To Vote No On Finland, Sweden Joining NATO

The Hill reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) on Monday said he would vote against Finland’s and Sweden’s bids to join NATO, a move that would go against most of his colleagues from both sides of the aisle. In an op-ed published by The National Interest, Hawley says the United States shouldn’t expand its security commitments in Europe due to a …

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Josh Hawley To Publish Book On “Masculine Virtues”

The Kansas City Star reports: Missouri U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is writing a book called Manhood: The Masculine Virtues Americans Need, building off a speech he gave at a conservative conference claiming the political left is waging a war on masculinity. “ The American Founders believed that a republic depends on certain masculine virtues,” the book’s description on Amazon says. …

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Hawley: “I’m Not Gonna Cower, I’m Not Gonna Run”

Mediaite reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) was defiant Friday during a speech in Tampa, Florida, when he unironically declared he would never “run” from a fight. The comments were made fewer than one calendar day after the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack showed the country video of him quite literally running from danger.Hawley, dressed in jeans …

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Missouri Democrats Plan “Hawlin’ Hawley” 5K Race

The Insider reports: Sen. Josh Hawley may have a hard time living down his brief moment in the spotlight during Thursday’s January 6 committee hearing. Missouri Democrats, it seems, want to make sure of that. They are planning a “Hawlin’ Hawley 5K” race to mock the Missouri Republican for fleeing rioters in the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, after …

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Jan. 6 Video Shows Sen. Josh Hawley Fleeing Rioters

The Insider reports: Twitter users had a field day with Sen. Josh Hawley’s cameo role during Thursday’s January 6 committee hearing. The committee showed the now-infamous photo of the Missouri Republican raising his fist in solidarity with protesters gathered outside security gates as he walked across the East front of the US Capitol from a safe space behind barriers. Then, …

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Hawley Targets Disney With Retroactive Copyright Bill

The Huffington Post reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined other Republicans in Congress in shaking their fists at the Walt Disney Company for opposing Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law prohibiting classroom discussion of sexual orientation. This week, Hawley introduced a bill to shorten the duration of federal copyright protection. The measure would apply retroactively only for firms with a market …

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Hawley: It’s “Misogynistic” To Ask Thomas To Recuse

The Daily Mail reports: Republican Sen. Josh Hawley said Monday it was ‘misogynistic’ to call on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself in cases related to Jan. 6 or the 2024 election over his wife’s election fraud claims. ‘She’s an independent, adult woman, it just seems a little strange to me all of these calls for her husband …

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Romney Rips Baseless GOP Attacks On Ketanji Jackson

Mediaite reports: Speaking to the Washington Post, the Utah senator took a shot at the Republican senators who went after Jackson. “It struck me that it was off course, meaning the attacks were off course that came from some,” Romney told the Post. “And there is no ‘there’ there.” Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) has been widely condemned for saying Jackson …

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Politico To Hawley: Stop Using Our Fist-Pump Photo

The Hill reports: Politico is demanding Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) stop using a controversial photo, taken last year by a journalist at a publication it owns, on his campaign merchandise. The photo, taken by E&E News photographer Francis Chung, shows Hawley walking to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 with his fist raised in the air. The image was …

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Hawley Sells Mugs Showing His Fist Pump To Rioters

The Huffington Post reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) never apologized for saluting the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and now he’s selling campaign merchandise emblazoned with his infamous fist pump. An email sent to supporters on Monday boasted that the Hawley campaign’s new $20 coffee mug “is the perfect way to enjoy Coffee, Tea, or …

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Hawley Backs Anti-LGBT Rep. Vicky Hartzler For Senate

The Kansas City Star reports: Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley gave his backing on Saturday to Rep. Vicky Hartzler’s campaign to join him in the U.S. Senate. At Missouri State Lincoln Days, an annual gathering of Republicans in the state, Hawley told reporters he settled on Hartzler because he thinks she’ll be a strong voice for Missouri. “It is my privilege …

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Hometown Paper Blasts Hawley As “Grossly Unfit”

From the St. Louis Dispatch‘s editorial board: Something serious appears to have prompted Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., to label a fellow Republican, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, a “con artist” and “one of the worst human beings.” Perhaps it was Hawley’s public questioning of the need to defend Ukraine from a Russian invasion. Maybe it was when Hawley this week urged …

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Kinzinger Blasts “Con Artist” Josh Hawley Over Ukraine

The Insider reports: Rep. Adam Kinzinger blasted Sen. Josh Hawley on Wednesday after the senator criticized President Joe Biden for ordering troops to Europe as Russia ramps up its preparations for a potential new invasion of Ukraine, while calling on the White House to block Ukraine from joining the NATO alliance. “I hate to be so personal, but Hawley is …

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Sen. Josh Hawley To Intro Own Bill To Ban Stock Trades

Axios reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) plans to introduce his own bill to prevent members of Congress from trading stocks, while Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) teams up with fellow Democrat Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.), Axios has learned. Why it matters: This means there will be now be two similar bills to ban stock trades individually championed by two vastly different lawmakers—further …

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Major Missouri Paper Demands Senate Investigate Cruz And Hawley For Their Roles In “Sparking” Capitol Riot

From the editorial board of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Ten months after a group of Senate Democrats lodged ethics complaints into the conduct of Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas regarding their roles in sparking the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the Senate Ethics Committee has shown no sign of movement. Both senators tell …

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Hawley Declares Masculinity To Be His New Key Issue

Axios reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) told “Axios on HBO” he’ll make masculinity a signature political issue, because he claims “the left” is telling men: “You’re part of the problem. Your masculinity is inherently problematic.” “As conservatives, we’ve got to call men back to responsibility,” Hawley said. “We’ve got to say that spending your time not working, spending your time …

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Josh Hawley: Men Are Playing More Video Games And Watching More Porn Because Leftists Hate Masculinity

The Federalist has published the transcript of Sen. Josh Hawley’s speech last night to the National Conservatism Conference. An excerpt: The Left want to define traditional masculinity as toxic. They want to define the traditional masculine virtues—things like courage, and independence, and assertiveness—as a danger to society. This is an effort the Left has been at for years now. And …

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Hawley Seeks To Defund Schools For COVID Mandates

The American Independent reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) wants to strip school districts of federal funding if they require students to wear masks or get the COVID-19 vaccine — even as the delta variant continues to tear through the country. Hawley announced on Monday that he will introduce measures to restrict funding to schools over COVID safety precautions as part …

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