Josh Hawley

Sen. Josh Hawley wants to ‘use political terrorism,’ ‘fascism’ in GOP’s ‘war on democracy,’ says MSNBC op-ed

The ReidOut Blog writer Ja'han Jones claimed Monday that Republicans like Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., are trying to wield "political terrorism" in their declaration of "war on democracy." "Missouri’s junior Republican senator, Josh Hawley, hopes Republicans use right-wing laws — like abortion bans — to terrorize political opponents and accumulate...
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Josh Hawley congratulates his wife for her work on Dobbs case overturning Roe

Senator Josh Hawley had two reasons to celebrate Dobbs v Jackson: the first is that as an ardent opponent of abortion, the Supreme Court decision overturned Roe v Wade. The second reason is that his wife worked on the Supreme Court decision. Mr Hawley spoke to reporters on a press call after the Supreme Court decision and spoke about how his wife Erin Morrow Hawley had worked on the Dobbs v Jackson case. “She litigated this case, wrote the brief of this case along with the solicitor general of Mississippi and so she has litigated this with Mississippi since...

Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley among 33 Republicans to oppose bipartisan gun legislation that passes the Senate

Senators Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley and Rand Paul were among the majority of Republicans who voted against the first piece of gun legislation to pass the Senate in more than two decades, despite the fact that 15 Republicans--including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell--voted to pass it. In total, 33 Republicans voted against the legislation despite the fact that Republican Senators John Cornyn of Texas and Thom Tillis of North Carolina negotiated on the legislation with Senators Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. Republican Senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Kevin Cramer of North Dakota did not vote.The...

Voices: From Josh Hawley to Mitt Romney, Republican Senators are drawing their battle lines on the bipartisan gun bill

Shortly before the bipartisan group of Senators negotiating a bill to combat gun violence released the text of their legislation, I caught up with a few of them. Most of the negotiators seemed happy with the place they arrived on Tuesday evening. When I asked Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who was part of the group of 20 (and whose word is as good as edict in Washington), whether he thought a vote could happen by the end of the week, he said, “I’m very, very optimistic.”When I asked Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, one of the other...

Senator Josh Hawley comments on Senator Blunt’s support of bipartisan gun reform framework

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - On Sunday, it was announced Missouri Senator Roy Blunt was included in group of 20 U.S. Senators in support of a bipartisan gun reform framework to curb gun violence in America. That group included 10 Republicans. In a statement released by the group they said their plan saves lives while protecting the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens.