Romney Joins Bipartisan Letter to Blinken Asking for Immediate Appointment of Official to Address Directed Energy Attacks
I was in a tiny office squinting at a tiny TV screen.
I was in our Olympic office in Washington, D.C., and a neighbor in our shared office space had shouted that I should turn on the TV. The World Trade Center building had been hit—smoke was billowing from the top floors. I called my wife back in Salt Lake. As we watched together, we saw the second tower hit. It was an attack. The horror of the senseless loss of human life drained our hearts.
And it changed everything: The predictability of...
Looking around our communities, it’s not uncommon to see roads, bridges and other infrastructure in need of serious repair. And as one of the country’s fastest growing states, Utah is also in need of additional infrastructure. For years — decades, even — elected officials have asserted that we needed to turn our attention toward our nation’s aging infrastructure. Yet various challenges and disagreements have resulted in little progress.
When he first took office, President Joe Biden proposed an...
On the 20th anniversary of D-Day in 1964, Dwight D. Eisenhower led Walter Cronkite through the cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach where 9,388 headstones honor the Americans who gave their lives on the beaches of Normandy during World War II. The former president, reflecting on his tenure as Supreme Allied Commander, observed: “these young boys, so many of them over whose graves we have been treading, looking at, and contemplating their sacrifices, they were cut off in their prime…they have...
Today, our country is at risk of consequences both dire and...
Romney: Bipartisan Bill Is A Better Choice Than Letting Democrats Pass Partisan Infrastructure Bill By Reconciliation
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.