Romney Joins Lee in Asking Justice Department to Immediately Investigate Meat Processing Plant Merger

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), four other senators, and six members of the House of Representatives in sending a letter to Justice Department Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Wednesday, asking him to immediately open an investigation into the acquisition of a Mountain States Rosen (MSR) lamb processing facility in Greeley, CO.
 
“MSR is a cooperative owned by more than 145 American families. Reports tell us that its Greeley...

Romney, Collins, McSally Introduce Extension to Stop Disruption of Unemployment Benefits

WASHINGTON—With federal unemployment insurance benefits expiring this week amid negotiations on COVID-19 relief, U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Martha McSally (R-AZ) today introduced legislation that would prevent Americans from experiencing a sudden lapse in their supplemental benefits. The CARES Act authorized an extra $600 per week in federal unemployment payments, on top of state unemployment benefits. Today’s legislation incentivizes states to improve outdated...

Romney Statement on Administration Plan to Cut U.S. Troops from Germany

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today released the following statement regarding the Administration’s announcement that it plans to remove thousands of U.S. troops from Germany. Romney offered an amendment to the FY21 NDAA aimed at preventing such a withdrawal and reaffirming support for Germany and our NATO allies. The amendment ultimately did not receive consideration on the Senate floor.
              
“The plan outlined by the Administration today to remove thousands of U.S
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Romney, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce TRUST Act for Inclusion in Next Relief Package

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation would rescue endangered federal trust funds and rein in national debt
As the Senate negotiates the next COVID-19 relief package, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and 14 Republican and Democratic cosponsors today introduced the Time to Rescue United States’ Trusts (TRUST) Act of 2020, bipartisan and bicameral legislation which would create a process to rescue the endangered federal trust funds and rein in the national debt.

“A Common Sense Proposal”: Romney TRUST Act Included in CARES 2 Framework

“This should be an easy thing for Democrats to compromise on”
As negotiations continue on the next COVID-19 relief package, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today indicated on the Senate floor that Senator Mitt Romney’s TRUST Act will be included in the forthcoming framework for the CARES 2 Act. The Time to Rescue United States’ Trusts (TRUST) Act is bipartisan and bicameral legislation that creates a process to rescue the endangered federal trust funds and rein in the national debt.

Romney Statement on NDAA Cloture Vote Today

Will oppose cutting off debate, citing failure to address U.S. troop withdrawal from Germany
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today released the following statement ahead of the Senate’s vote to end debate on the Inhofe substitute amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and proceed to a vote on its final passage.
            
“The Administration’s proposal to withdraw U.S. troops from Germany is a matter of extreme significance to our national security, our military readiness, and our alliances. A decision of such magnitude should not be...

Romney, Risch, Gardner, Young Introduce Landmark Legislation to Compete with China

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jim Risch (R-ID), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Todd Young (R-IN) today introduced the Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives Concerning China Act (STRATEGIC Act) to advance a comprehensive strategy for U.S. competition with the People’s Republic of China (PRC).