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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to abide by the constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense” of the United States, including the necessary need to rebuild America’s military and readiness.

Senator Hyde-Smith is proud of Mississippi’s enduring support of the Armed Forces.  She is committed to strengthening the state’s significant contributions to national defense, including Air Force bases and Navy installations, the Army National Guard’s primary mobilization installation, a premiere Special Operations training center, a leading Air Force aeromedical evacuation unit, numerous National Guard installations, and Department of Defense supercomputer capabilities.

Senator Hyde-Smith is also grateful for the work of defense industry employees in Mississippi to produce the best equipment and services for the men and women who protect our nation.


Senate Republicans seek Magnitsky sanctions on Raisi, Khamenei

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Senate Republicans seek Magnitsky sanctions on Raisi, Khamenei

Both Iranian leaders are already on the U.S.’s sanctions list

By Marc Rod

Fifteen Senate Republicans introduced a bill Thursday afternoon that would impose further sanctions on Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi and...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO SANCTION IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER & PRESIDENT-ELECT

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO SANCTION IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER & PRESIDENT-ELECT

Bill Offered as Biden Administration Mulls Easing Sanctions on Iranian Regime

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is cosponsoring legislation to force the imposition of human rights sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and the regime’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of S.2374, legislation introduced by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas).  It...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

"As Americans, Our Respect for the Fourth of July is Rooted Deeply in the Belief that God has Truly Blessed Our Nation,” Senator Says.

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Independence Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued an Independence Day statement in advance of the July 4 celebration of the nation’s 245th birthday.

“In Mississippi, I am confident that our celebrations will...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH TO INTERIOR SEC:  HOLD LEASE SALE, DISCLOSE PLANS FOR OCS LEASING PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH TO INTERIOR SEC.:  HOLD LEASE SALE, DISCLOSE PLANS FOR OCS LEASING PROGRAM

Miss. Senators Join Colleagues in Critical Letter to Interior Sec. Deb Haaland

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are calling on the Biden administration to conduct lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and to provide answers on the future of the federal offshore leasing program.

The Mississippi Senators joined colleagues in sending Interior Secretary Deb...

HYDE-SMITH LAMBASTES INADEQUATE BIDEN DEFENSE BUDGET, CALLS FOR BOLDNESS

HYDE-SMITH LAMBASTES INADEQUATE BIDEN DEFENSE BUDGET, CALLS FOR BOLDNESS

“When in the World did We Start Using Words like ‘Adequate’ When We Are Talking about the Benchmark for Our National Defense?” Hyde-Smith Asks

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VIDEO: Senator Hyde-Smith Criticizes Biden Defense Budget as Inadequate.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today lambasted the Biden administration’s FY2022 national security budget, warning that striving for “adequate” defense spending could embolden U.S....

HYDE-SMITH CRITICIZES PLANNED SHOW VOTE ON DEMOCRAT ELECTION REFORM SCHEME

HYDE-SMITH CRITICIZES PLANNED SHOW VOTE ON DEMOCRAT ELECTION REFORM SCHEME

Miss. Senator Says Work Should Proceed on True Bipartisan Plan to Improve Election Integrity

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Criticizes Planned Show Vote on Democrat Election Reform Scheme.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today sharply criticized a planned “show vote” on the Democrats’ radical election reform legislation, which would place federal controls and mandates on every state.

Hyde-Smith,...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND RELEASE OF BIDEN IMMIGRATION BLUEPRINT

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND RELEASE OF BIDEN IMMIGRATION BLUEPRINT

Senators Want Details of Sweeping Changes Denied to Congress, but Delivered to National Media

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has joined an effort to obtain a Biden administration blueprint for expanding and overhauling the legal immigration system—a plan delivered to the New York Times, but denied to Congress and the American people.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Homeland Security...

HYDE-SMITH DISAPPOINTED PRO-ISRAEL/ANTI-TERRORISM LEGISLATION BLOCKED

HYDE-SMITH DISAPPOINTED PRO-ISRAEL/ANTI-TERRORISM LEGISLATION BLOCKED

Miss. Senator Delivers Remarks on Need to Pass the ‘Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act’

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Delivers Strong Speech on Alliance with Israel.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today delivered a strong speech regarding the U.S.-Israel alliance and the need for Congress to act to ensure the Biden administration’s intended aid to Palestine does not ultimately benefit terrorist...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS IRAN NUCLEAR TREATY ACT TO PLACE CONSTITUTIONAL CHECK ON IRAN DEAL

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS IRAN NUCLEAR TREATY ACT TO PLACE CONSTITUTIONAL CHECK ON IRAN DEAL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) in introducing legislation that would require Senate consent for any treaty related to Iranian nuclear capabilities.

The Iran Nuclear Treaty Act (S.2030) would deem any U.S. agreement with Iran, related to its nuclear program, a treaty under Article II, Clause 2 of the Constitution, requiring the...