Senator Mazie Hirono

Senator Mazie Hirono


U.S. Senator Mazie K. Hirono - Proudly Serving the People of Hawaii

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It's clearer than ever this #APAHM  , the House must join the Senate in passing the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act as quickly as possible to help #StopAsianHate  .

TW: Two elderly women stabbed in San Francisco waiting for the bus. Investigators are working to determine whether the incident was motivated by racial bias. #StopAsianHate 

TW: Two female store employees of color attacked with a cinder block. Authorities have not called the attack a hate crime or discussed a motive. #StopAsianHate 

TW: A man punched a father to the ground with his baby in the stroller next to him. Police say the attack appeared to be random and no words were exchanged. #StopAsianHate 

TW: A store owner in DC was attacked as his wife tried to defend him. The MPD is investigating the offense as "potentially being motivated in whole or in part by hate or bias. " #StopAsianHate 

TW: Two women were attacked by a woman wielding a hammer, demanding they remove their masks. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime. #StopAsianHate 

These are just the particularly heinous crimes, the ones caught on camera or reported on the news. We don't often hear the stories of being threatened, spat on, or called slurs. We still don't even have a clear picture of the sheer amount of crimes.

Kicking off the second week of #APAHM  with @SenDuckworth ! We're proud to take this month to honor our Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. But our good work must continue until equality and justice for all aren't just words, they're our reality.

Don't think I've forgotten. America needs a reliable USPS and deserves a Postmaster General who supports that. #FireDeJoy 

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I have cancelled my meeting with Judge Kavanaugh. , who is an unindicted co-conspirator in a criminal matter, does not deserve the courtesy of a meeting with his nominee—purposely selected to protect, as we say in Hawaii, his own okole.

Trip to Mar-a-Lago for 1 president = $3.4 million = Toothbrush, Toothpaste, and Soap for 2.7 million kids. With @realDonaldTrump , the cruelty is the point.

$400 million in tax fraud is the equivalent of the average American not paying taxes for 38,000 years.

Robert Mueller has been unanimously confirmed by the Senate 4 times for 3 DOJ positions. He doesn’t require Senate confirmation now, but ’s ignorant comments make passing bipartisan legislation to protect the Special Counsel’s investigation even more important.

Here's the thing-- Mitch McConnell is gaslighting us. Republicans rammed through a bill to give huge tax breaks to corporations and the mega-rich, and now they're using its consequences as an excuse to propose cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. It's all part of the GOP fever dream.

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