Press Releases

Hagerty Statement on Biden’s Court Packing Plan

WASHINGTON – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s new commission on reforms to the U.S. Supreme Court and federal judiciary. “After refusing to give the American people an answer before the election,...

Hagerty Opposes Mayorkas as Department of Homeland Security Secretary

WASHINGTON – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today announced he will oppose the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas for Secretary of Homeland Security. “The voters of Tennessee sent me to Washington with a clear mandate that includes securing our...

Hagerty Announces Washington, D.C. Staff

WASHINGTON – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today announced the appointment of a team of experienced professionals to his staff. In addition to the State office appointments announced earlier, Hagerty has appointed Cookeville, Tennessee native,...

Hagerty Statement on the Unconstitutional Impeachment Trial

WASHINGTON – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today released the following statement on the impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump: “Today I was sworn-in for the upcoming trial, but this solemn oath was administered by a Democrat Senator,...

Hagerty Votes to Confirm Blinken as Secretary of State

WASHINGTON – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today voted to confirm Antony Blinken as Secretary of State. “As the former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, I understand the importance of having a competent, empowered, and level-headed Secretary of State,” said...

Hagerty Votes to Confirm Yellen as Treasury Secretary

WASHINGTON – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today voted to confirm Janet Yellen as the next Secretary of the Treasury. “Our nation is in the midst of an economic recovery, and the Treasury Department should have competent, steady leadership,” said Senator...

Hagerty Statement on the Decision to Extend the New START Treaty

WASHINGTON – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today released the following statement on President Biden’s decision to extend the New START Treaty: “I am deeply troubled by the Biden Administration’s decision to extend the New START Treaty for five years...