Latest Josh Hawley News

Attorney seeks to quash subpoena seeking Hawley's testimony

Feb. 15, 2019 12:23 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley's attorney is asking a court to quash a subpoena against the former Missouri attorney general in a lawsuit over an open records dispute. In motions filed Thursday, Attorney Lowell Pearson argued Hawley shouldn't be deposed because he is a "high-level public...

Hawley subpoenaed in open records lawsuit

Feb. 12, 2019 12:59 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sen. Josh Hawley has been subpoenaed to answer questions about his handling of Missouri's open records law while he was the state's attorney general. The Cole County Circuit Court issued the subpoena Monday as part of a lawsuit against Gov. Mike Parson's office. St. Louis attorney Elad...

Hawley staffer says efforts made to comply with records law

Feb. 3, 2019 10:00 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A member of Republican U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley's staff says his Attorney General's Office made every effort to comply with the state's open records law. Hawley, who was attorney general until January, is facing questions after The Kansas City Star reported that the Attorney...

Missouri's Hawley faces questions on Sunshine law compliance

Feb. 1, 2019 7:36 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is facing questions about compliance with open-records laws while he was serving as Missouri's attorney general. At issue are emails between Attorney General's Office staffers and OnMessage consultants, who gave directions to official staffers...

Missouri Sen. Hawley forms leadership PAC

Feb. 1, 2019 4:37 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley has formed a political action committee to help other candidates get elected. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday reported that the Republican created a leadership PAC called Fighting for Missouri. Leadership PACs are common. Both Republican U.S. Sen....

Hawleys move to Washington DC, will keep home in Missouri

Jan. 17, 2019 11:30 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sen. Josh Hawley plans to move his family to a suburb of Washington D.C., but will keep a Missouri home in Springfield. Hawley's spokeswoman, Kelli Ford, said in a statement Thursday that Hawley and his wife decided to move with their two young sons to Washington so they could be together...

Senate upholds Treasury decision to ease Russian sanctions

Jan. 16, 2019 2:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has narrowly upheld a Treasury Department decision to lift sanctions from three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. A vote to move forward on a Democratic resolution that would have reversed Treasury's decision failed Wednesday on a 57-42 vote, just short of...

Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions

Jan. 15, 2019 7:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting penalties against...

McCaskill gets new job as network political analyst

Jan. 15, 2019 8:07 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri's former Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill has a new job as a network political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. "Morning Joe" hosts Joe Scarborough and Mike Brzezinski made the announcement Tuesday morning during an interview with McCaskill on the MSNBC show. NBC St. Louis...

Fitzpatrick sworn in as Missouri state treasurer

Jan. 14, 2019 5:51 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's new state Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick has taken the oath of office. The 31-year-old Republican was sworn in Monday during a ceremony in the Missouri Capitol Rotunda. He criticized what he described as government overreach into businesses and pledged to be responsible...