Romney Joins Bipartisan Letter Urging New Sanctions on Russia for the Poisoning of Putin Critic Alexei Navalny
We need to get the next CARES Act right. Not that the first one was so bad; despite its flaws, the emergency required rapid action. Now more careful crafting is called for: many small businesses that employ millions of Americans are permanently closing, bigger businesses that employ additional millions are facing strong headwinds, local governments are preparing for layoffs and the federal checking account is badly overdrawn. We need to take additional action at the federal level to weather the...
As we begin a new year, I remain honored to serve you in the U.S. Senate, where your ideas inspire me to work toward solutions that will improve the lives of Utahns and all Americans. Divided government, while challenging, also presents an opportunity for both parties to find common ground. And I’m pleased to provide an update about the progress we’ve made on many issues important to Utah over the past year.
Soon after I took office, final negotiations took place regarding a package of...
Tobacco is costing our nation hundreds of thousands of lives and billions of dollars every year. Our home state of Utah was one of the first states in the nation to figure this out, and our Legislature responded by raising the smoking age to 21. It’s time for the rest of the nation to follow Utah’s lead. Our bill, the Tobacco to 21 Act — which has quickly gained the support of the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society Action Network and many more organizations — would do exactly...
LEHI — In Sen. Mitt Romney’s opinion, America faces three major challenges that the country’s just not dealing with.
The first of Romney’s worries is the $23 trillion in debt the United States has accumulated and the trillion dollars it adds to it each year — even during a time when the economy is strong.
“That’s a problem. There’s no appetite to deal with it because it doesn’t have political currency right now,” the senator said while talking to...
Utah Sen. Mitt Romney recently sat down with the Deseret News editorial board to give an update on his service and answer questions related to foreign policy, the national debt, gun control, the future of the Republican Party and the state of American public discourse. Here are his responses.
The following has been edited for length and clarity.
Deseret News: How are you? Do you enjoy being a senator?
Mitt Romney: I’m good. Thank you. Everyone...
As the leaders of the Senate subcommittee focused on foreign policy in the Middle East, Sens. Mitt Romney and Christopher S. Murphy might be spending a lot of time together overseas in the coming years.
The Republican from Utah and Democrat from Connecticut are back at the Capitol this week after spending the second half of the spring recess meeting with regional leaders in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan and Iraq.