Tag Archives: Josh Hawley

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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Man Who Egged On Capitol Rioters Intros Bill To Hire “100,000 New Cops, Boost Morale, Fight Violent Crime”

Via press release from GOP Sen. Josh Hawley: Ahead of President Biden’s Wednesday address on the spiking crime throughout America, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) rolled out his own legislative agenda to hire 100,000 new police officers, boost police morale, and keep American families safe. As violent crime continues to plague the country, communities and law enforcement officers are under siege. …

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Josh Hawley Gets 0% In 2024 GOP Presidential Poll

Today’s relative amusement: In a way-too-early Morning Consult/Politico poll of the 2024 election, 0% of registered voters said they would vote for Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) in the 2024 Republican presidential primary. For his part, Trump polled at 48% and lapped the field. Former Vice President Mike Pence was the only other potential candidate to crack double digits, with 13%. …

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REPORT: Mitt Romney Screamed At Josh Hawley While Senators Took Shelter During Riot, “You Caused This!”

The Washington Post reports: Hawley had led the charge to object to the 2020 election on the false premise that some states failed to follow the law, bolstering the baseless claims from President Donald Trump that the election was stolen and should be overturned. Later, as rioters ransacked the building and several senators huddled in a secure room, fearing for …

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Randy Rainbow: Clang, Clang, Clang Went Josh Hawley

Randy Rainbow is back today with Clang, Clang, Clang Went Josh Hawley, which of course is a take on The Trolley Song, which earned writers Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song thanks to Judy Garland’s performance in the 1944 classic, Meet Me In St. Louis. Watch as Mr. Rainbow takes on Hawley, Ted Cruz, …

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TYRANNY: Big Tech Makes Hawley’s Book A Bestseller

Mediaite reports: Senator Josh Hawley is convinced that he is being censored, silenced, and canceled by both the liberal media AND what he derisively calls “Big Tech.” This, despite the fact he is a frequent guest on Fox News, is heard speaking publicly at many Senate hearings in which he participates, oh and he now has one of the best …

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Hawley Defends Supportive Gesture To Capitol Rioters

“That was as I was entering the House chamber the morning of the 6th. Those were demonstrators who were out there on the plaza, on the far end of the plaza standing behind barricades, waving American flags. “Some of them were calling, so I gestured toward them. They had every right to be there. When I walked by that particular …

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Hawley: Social Media Bans Are “Anti-First Amendment”

“That is anti-American. That is anti-free speech. It’s anti-First Amendment and make no mistake, the left is cheering them on. You hear the Democrats sometimes talk about these companies — they love the power that these companies have. “They love it. They love the power over speech that Facebook and Twitter have, and they want them to do more. The …

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Josh Hawley Plugs Book On “Tyranny Of Big Tech” With Amazon Sales Link Posted On Twitter With His iPhone

Law & Crime reports: Hawley took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to advertise the slim, 200-page treatise and to launch a broadside attack on some of his critics. “The corporate media and the woke mob don’t want you to read this book,” Missouri’s junior senator tweeted. “They tried to cancel it. They failed. One week until publication – order here.” …

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Josh Hawley Only Vote Against Asian Hate Crimes Bill

USA Today reports: The Senate passed with overwhelming bipartisan support an anti-hate crime bill to address a drastic increase of violence and discrimination directed at Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act cleared the chamber in a 94-1 vote. It would expedite the Justice Department’s review of hate crimes and would designate an official at DOJ …

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Hawley To Intro Bill To “Bust Up” Major Tech Companies

Fox News reports: Sen. Josh Hawley on Monday will introduce a bill to “bust up” Big Tech, which will target massive companies like Google and Amazon, including by banning them from simultaneously running an online marketplace and selling goods on that marketplace. The bill, titled the Bust Up Big Tech Act, follows a bill Hawley introduced last week that would …

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GOP Bulk Book Buys Create “Bestsellers” For Cultists

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s memoir and social critique, “Fortitude: American Resilience in the Era of Outrage,” soared to the top of the bestseller lists when it was published last year. The book helped raise the former Navy SEAL’s profile and burnished his credentials as a rising star among freshman congressmen. The National Republican Congressional Committee, which works …

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Hawley Roasted For Photo With Troops At US Capitol

Raw Story reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) received significant backlash this week after he praised the Missouri National Guard for their work in supporting Capitol police. Hawley, of course, was one of the leading Republican senators to challenge the results of the 2020 election, which incited supporters of former President Donald Trump to violently storm the Capitol building on January …

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Hawley Raised $3M After Attempt To Overturn Election

The Hill reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) has raised more than $3 million during the first three months of 2021 after leading efforts to block President Biden’s win, according to a new report. Hawley, who was the first Senate Republican to announce he would oppose the congressional certification of Biden’s Electoral College victory, hauled in more than 57,000 donations during …

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Anti-Woke: Josh Hawley To Unveil “Trust Busting Act”

Axios reports: Corporate giants would be barred from acquisitions and century-old antitrust laws would get sharper teeth under a new proposal by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) shared exclusively with Axios. Hawley is among the Senate’s most conservative members, but his attack on corporate power wouldn’t sound out of place on Elizabeth Warren’s or Bernie Sanders’ agenda. That’s how deeply Republicans’ …

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Insurrectionist Republicans See Flood Of Donations

Reuters reports: Right after the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, dozens of U.S. companies announced they would halt political donations to the 147 Republican lawmakers who voted to overturn Donald Trump’s presidential election loss. Two months later, there is little sign that the corporate revolt has done any real damage to Republican fundraising. If anything, the biggest backers of …

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Hawley Has Voted Against All Biden Cabinet Nominees

CNN reports: Republican Sen. Josh Hawley on Monday defended his role as the only US senator to oppose every one of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees, insisting that he evaluates each pick individually. “I take them one at a time, if there is someone I think will be good to Missouri, that I can defend to my voters, somebody who …

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Hawley Gets CPAC Ovation For Bid To Overturn Election

The Hill reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo), who seemed to have become something of a pariah in the Senate since his Electoral College objections on Jan. 6 and his fist-pumping show of encouragement to a pro-Trump crowd outside the Capitol earlier that day, received a boisterous ovation at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday. Hawley, who admits he’s …

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Hawley Sent Lie-Filled Money Beg During Riot Hearing

David Corn reports at Mother Jones: On Tuesday morning—shortly before he appeared at a congressional hearing and thanked Capitol Police officers for facing the “violent criminals” of January 6—Hawley sent out a fundraising email that featured a lovely photo of him, his wife, and their three young children. He told the recipients that “Biden and his woke mob are coming …

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Hawley Ignoring Trial, Reading With Feet Propped Up

The Hill reports: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo. ), who has come under fire for objecting to Pennsylvania’s electoral votes in the 2020 election, watched the afternoon’s opening arguments from the visitor’s gallery above the Senate floor, where he was spotted with his feet propped up on the seat in front of him, intently reading something. Hawley, who angered some of …

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