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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to fulfilling the constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense” of the United States, including by ensuring the availability of the resources necessary to rebuild America’s military and maximize 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.


FOR MEMORIAL DAY, HYDE-SMITH SAYS STRIVE TO BUILD NATION WORTHY OF THE SACRIFICES OF THE FALLEN

FOR MEMORIAL DAY, HYDE-SMITH SAYS STRIVE TO BUILD NATION WORTHY OF THE SACRIFICES OF THE FALLEN

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues 2024 Memorial Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of Memorial Day, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a message in which she encourages Americans to dedicate themselves to helping shape the United States into a nation worthy of the sacrifices of those who lost their lives in the defense of the country.

“We set aside Memorial Day each year...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON DEMOCRATS DECEPTIVE BORDER VOTE

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON DEMOCRATS DECEPTIVE BORDER VOTE

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Slams Sham Vote Intended to Deflect Attention Away from Biden, Democrats’ Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement in advance of a scheduled 1 p.m. (Central) vote on a flawed border bill that already failed in the Senate in February:

“No one should be fooled by Senator...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO REPEAL BIDEN ARMS EMBARGO ON ISRAEL

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO REPEAL BIDEN ARMS EMBARGO ON ISRAEL

Bill Would Compel Biden Administration to Complete Arms Deliveries to Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) in introducing legislation to force the Biden administration to send critical weapons to Israel.

The Israel Security Assistant Support Act (S.4337) was introduced in response to President Biden’s announcement that the administration would withhold...

Sen. Cotton: No Student Loan Bailouts for Convicted Campus Protesters

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Sen. Cotton: No Student Loan Bailouts for Convicted Campus Protesters

By Jeffrey Rodack

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., has introduced a bill that would prevent any pro-Hamas protesters convicted of a crime stemming from their on-campus protests from having their student loans forgiven.

The "No...

BORDER SECURITY

BORDER SECURITY

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 16
(Senate - January 25, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I started the new year by joining 
Senator Blackburn of Tennessee and our new colleague Senator Britt of 
Alabama on a recent tour of the Del Rio Border Sector in Texas.

  We...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Historic U.S. Moon Landing

CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC U.S. MOON LANDING

Congressional Record (Senate - July 17, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to join my colleagues in commemorating the 50th anniversary of American astronauts becoming the first humans to walk on the Moon.

It was 50...

Tribute to Thomas O’Loughlin

TRIBUTE TO THOMAS O’LOUGHLIN

Congressional Record (Senate - May 23, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, each Memorial Day we, as Americans, take time to honor the heroes who gave their lives in service to our country, from those who died in the creation of this great Nation to those who today...