ERIC SCHMITT, Senator for Missouri

Senator Schmitt Demands Department of Defense Action Regarding Ongoing Harassment of Filipino Ships in South China Sea

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt sent a letter to the Secretary of Defense to call for Department of Defense assistance to the Philippines in response to the escalating harassment campaign by the Chinese Coast Guard and maritime militias at the direction of the Chinese Communist Party: “We must project strength, not only to send a message to our adversaries, but […]

Senator Schmitt, Senator Murray, and Reps. Sewell, Moylan Introduce New Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Improve Financial Literacy Training for Servicemembers

The SMART Save Act makes long overdue updates to improve DoD’s financial literacy training program, better preparing servicemembers and their families for their transition to civilian life. WASHNGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt along with Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), U.S. Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL-07),  and Delegate James Moylan (R-Guam), introduced the bipartisan Servicemembers Are Ready To […]

Senator Schmitt Statement on Leader McConnell Stepping Down as Minority Leader

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released a statement following the news that Leader McConnell is stepping down as Senate Minority Leader: “I thank Leader McConnell for his decades of service in leadership in the United States Senate. Much will be said in the coming weeks and months, but Republicans must now look to the future […]

Senators Schmitt and Peters Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Bolster America’s AI Workforce

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt and Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) introduced the AI and Critical Technology Workforce Framework Act, which would strengthen America’s workforce pipeline in artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, and other critical technologies and ensure that these jobs are kept in the United States rather than being outsourced to other countries: “I’m proud to introduce the AI […]

Senator Schmitt Statement on Foreign Aid Supplemental Bill

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released a statement following Chuck Schumer’s actions to ram a massive spending bill through the Senate in the early morning hours with little debate, and no transparency: “This entire process has been an unmitigated disaster. I’ve said for months and months that each of the funding requests should be separate […]

Senators Schmitt, Klobuchar Launch the Senate Epilepsy Caucus

WASHINGTON – Today, on International Epilepsy Day, Senators Eric Schmitt and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) launched the Senate Epilepsy Caucus. The Senate Epilepsy Caucus will work to advance data, research, and innovation to better understand and treat those with epilepsy and promote the needs of people with the epilepsies through legislation and other efforts: “Today I’m proud […]

Senator Schmitt Amendment to Prevent COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates on Any Common Publicly Available Transportation Passes Committee

The Amendment prohibits any common carrier – including commercial airlines – from denying an individual who lawfully purchased a ticket to travel from boarding a plane based on their COVID-19 vaccination status. WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released a statement following the introduction and passage of a critical amendment in this year’s FAA reauthorization to protect […]

Senator Schmitt Statement on Foreign Aid and Border Supplemental Package

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released the following statement after bill text for the foreign aid supplemental and border deal were released last night: “This bill is a disaster – it loosens current laws and offers an express lane for illegal immigration. It normalizes thousands and thousands of illegal immigrants crossing the border each day […]

Senator Schmitt Joins Congressman Alford Leading Delegation Letter to Secretaries Yellen and Austin Regarding Construction of CCP Linked Company Near Missouri and Kansas Military Installations

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt joined Congressman Mark Alford (MO-04) in leading a bicameral letterto Secretaries Yellen and Austin regarding a manufacturing facility being constructed in Johnson County, Kansas. Cnano Technologies, the company responsible for the construction, has reportedly been linked to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP): “It is imperative we protect our national security infrastructure […]