Senator Joshua Hawley

DETAILS: Senator Joshua Hawley
(1979 - ) Missouri
  • United States Senate
  • Senate Special Committee on Aging
  • Senate Committee on Armed Services
  • Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
  • Subcommittee on SeaPower
  • Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
  • Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  • Subcommittee on Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
  • Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management
  • Senate Committee on the Judiciary
  • Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
  • Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
  • Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration
  • Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • MO Senate
    (2019- present)
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Senator Joshua Hawley received from Asian American Hotel Owners Assn: $15k, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America: $5k, Caterpillar Inc: $5k, plus $17k from others on Antitrust
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Senator Joshua Hawley is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
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ISSUES: Senator Joshua Hawley

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Antitrust

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Antitrusts are a set of laws and regulations designed to keep businesses from monopolizing a market and encourage fair competition in a free market. Currently, there is a bipartisan push to have massive online platforms sued for monopolizing their respective markets.
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FOR Republicans

While Republicans traditionally support Big Business as part of the Free Market, there is a rising interest in breaking up large platforms that dominate their markets like Amazon and Facebook. Some would like active measures to breakup these big businesses, while others support a change in regulations first.

FOR Democrats

While democrats traditionally support antitrust measures against big business, there is a divide regarding current online powerhouses like Amazon and Facebook. Some would like active measures to breakup these big businesses, while others support a change in regulations first.


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China

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China’s cheaper counterfeit products and infringement on intellectual property is a national security issue. There s a call to crack down on China’s policies to protect troops from faulty machines and security breaches. TRADE: China is a focal issue when it comes to currency manipulations, poor trade policies, counterfeit goods, and theft of intellectual property. Both sides want to put pressure on China to conform to more universal and competitive trade standards.
  • S.178 A bill to condemn gross human rights violations of ethnic Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, and calling for an end to arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment of these communities inside and outside China.
  • Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered)., 6 months ago
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FOR Republicans

Republicans want to crack down on China and other foreign trade countries for unlawful practices. source Republicans want to crack down on China and other foreign trade countries for unlawful practices and currency manipulation. They oppose deals that would not strengthen American jobs. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats want to crack down on China and other foreign trade countries for unlawful practices. source Democrats want to crack down on China and other foreign trade countries for unlawful practices and currency manipulation. They oppose deals that would not strengthen American jobs. source


AGAINST

Voting

There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

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AGAINST Republicans

Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

FOR Democrats

For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


AGAINST

Coronavirus

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory information from the World Health Organization: http://who.int/emergencies

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Impeachment

House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment against the President of the United States. The Senate has the power to try impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of the conviction is removal from office.
  • H.RES.755 Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.
  • The Senate adjudges that Donald John Trump, President of the United States, is not guilty as charged in the second Article of Impeachment by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 34., 1 year ago
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  • S.RES.488 A resolution to provide for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Donald John Trump, President of the United States.
  • Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 32. (text: CR S769), 1 year ago
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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

FOR Democrats

Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


FOR

Antitrust

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Antitrusts are a set of laws and regulations designed to keep businesses from monopolizing a market and encourage fair competition in a free market. Currently, there is a bipartisan push to have massive online platforms sued for monopolizing their respective markets.
NEWS:

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

While Republicans traditionally support Big Business as part of the Free Market, there is a rising interest in breaking up large platforms that dominate their markets like Amazon and Facebook. Some would like active measures to breakup these big businesses, while others support a change in regulations first.

FOR Democrats

While democrats traditionally support antitrust measures against big business, there is a divide regarding current online powerhouses like Amazon and Facebook. Some would like active measures to breakup these big businesses, while others support a change in regulations first.


FOR

China

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China’s cheaper counterfeit products and infringement on intellectual property is a national security issue. There s a call to crack down on China’s policies to protect troops from faulty machines and security breaches. TRADE: China is a focal issue when it comes to currency manipulations, poor trade policies, counterfeit goods, and theft of intellectual property. Both sides want to put pressure on China to conform to more universal and competitive trade standards.
  • S.178 A bill to condemn gross human rights violations of ethnic Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, and calling for an end to arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment of these communities inside and outside China.
  • Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered)., 6 months ago
See Voting »
NEWS:

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republicans want to crack down on China and other foreign trade countries for unlawful practices. source Republicans want to crack down on China and other foreign trade countries for unlawful practices and currency manipulation. They oppose deals that would not strengthen American jobs. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats want to crack down on China and other foreign trade countries for unlawful practices. source Democrats want to crack down on China and other foreign trade countries for unlawful practices and currency manipulation. They oppose deals that would not strengthen American jobs. source


AGAINST

Voting

There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

FOR Democrats

For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


AGAINST

Coronavirus

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory information from the World Health Organization: http://who.int/emergencies

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

AGAINST Democrats


AGAINST

Impeachment

House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment against the President of the United States. The Senate has the power to try impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of the conviction is removal from office.
  • H.RES.755 Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.
  • The Senate adjudges that Donald John Trump, President of the United States, is not guilty as charged in the second Article of Impeachment by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 34., 1 year ago
See Voting »
  • S.RES.488 A resolution to provide for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Donald John Trump, President of the United States.
  • Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 32. (text: CR S769), 1 year ago
See Voting »

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

FOR Democrats

Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • H&R Block
    • $20k
    • Asian American Hotel Owners Assn
    • $15k
    • National Cattlemen's Beef Assn
    • $10k
    • UnitedHealth Group
    • $10k
    • NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION
    • $10k
    • National Rifle Association of America
    • $9.9k
    • UPS (UNITED PARCEL SERVICE)
    • $7.5k
    • American Financial Services Assn
    • $7.5k
    • Kindred Healthcare
    • $7.5k
    • Independent Petroleum Assn of America
    • $7.5k
Based on the January 2021 report , next report due July 2021
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