“I’ve always said, Maria, that I’m not running for president,” Hawley told “Fox News Primetime” host Maria Bartiromo. “It’s a privilege to represent the state of Missouri in the United States Senate. I just got elected barely two years ago. There’s a lot of work to do, and I look forward to continuing to fight for Missouri every day that I can.”
The firebrand senator was believed by some to be angling for higher office after he drew nationwide attention by standing up to Big Tech and retaliating against “conservative censorship” by proposing audacious bills to rein in their power.