Josh Hawley introduces bill that would strip Disney of Mickey Mouse copyright

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Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) is looking to further escalate Republicans' war with Disney.

The Republican senator has introduced a bill that would limit new copyright protections to 56 years, a change he said would be "retroactive for the biggest entertainment companies" like "woke" Disney.

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