Senator Romney discussed critical paths forward on implementing the bipartisan infrastructure bill—ensuring it will be implemented as Congress intended. The Senator also joined 2002 Olympic Committee leadership and alumni, Olympians, families, and Utahns in commemorating 20 years since the Winter Games in Salt Lake.
Senator Romney continued advocating for foreign policy positions that promote America’s interests abroad—including a unified response with our allies toward Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Games amid China’s egregious human rights abuses.
Senator Romney joined his colleagues in voting against Democrats’ partisan elections reform, and applauded the courage of his Democratic colleagues, Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, for voting to maintain the filibuster.
Senator Romney continued to defend the filibuster—a critical tool of the Senate—and push back on Democrats’ attempts to enact a partisan, federal takeover of our elections.
In 2021, Senator Romney was also able to make great strides in passing a bipartisan infrastructure bill and bringing awareness to the rising China threat and advancing Utah priorities in Washington.
“Despite this somewhat somber backdrop this year, I was honored to serve the people of Utah by introducing and passing several bills that will make a positive difference.”
This year, we’ve witnessed tragedies around the world and faced tremendous difficulties here at home. May we all find comfort and peace in the acts of service—both large and small—that we witness during this season, and throughout the year.
Senator Romney celebrated major legislative wins that will bolster Utah’s role in our national security, hold China accountable for its grave human rights abuses, and help Utah and the West respond to the historic number of wildfires.
This week, months after Senator Romney’s legislation had passed the Senate, a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Games became the official policy of the United States.
Senator Romney urged his Democratic colleagues to find common ground on key issues to our country’s well-being, including pushing back against China’s slave-labor economy, ensuring parents have ample choices on child care, and passing responsible appropriations legislation.
“Our freedoms, values, and quality of life–protected courageously by our own men and women in uniform–are unparalleled. We are immensely fortunate to live in America, especially today. It is my sincere prayer that individuals and families across Utah and the country find joy in gratitude this holiday season. From my family to yours: Happy Thanksgiving!”
Senator Romney kicked off his week by joining his colleagues and the President at a White House signing ceremony for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, bipartisan legislation he helped negotiate to improve our nation’s physical infrastructure.