Romney, Cortez Masto Urge Administration to Provide Details on U.S. Military Strategy in Syria

Senators say coherent administration strategy is necessary to achieve U.S. objectives in Syria, including defeat of ISIS
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) today wrote to Department of Defense (DoD) Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley requesting they provide detailed information about the mission of U.S. troops currently deployed in Syria, including steps taken to protect them from potential Iranian retaliation for the killing of Qassim Suleimani.

Romney, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Bring Parity to User Fees on E-Cigarette and Tobacco Companies

The Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act is endorsed by the American Heart Association and the American Lung Association
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Susan Collins (R-ME) this week introduced bipartisan legislation to protect children from the dangers of e-cigarettes. The Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act would require that e-cigarette manufacturers pay user fees to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help to fund more activity at FDA to conduct stronger oversight of the e-cigarette industry and increase...

Romney and Lee Introduce Resolution Recognizing Utah’s Fight for Women’s Suffrage

Utah Senators Mitt Romney and Mike Lee introduced a Senate resolution recognizing the leading role of Utahns in the fight for women’s suffrage and celebrating the sesquicentennial of the first votes by women under the equal suffrage law of Utah on February 14, 1870. Congressman Bishop (R-UT) introduced a companion resolution in the House of Representatives that is being cosponsored by the other members of the Utah delegation.

Romney, Colleagues Recognize Iranian Protests, Condemn Regime Retaliation

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Martha McSally (R-AZ), James Lankford (R-OK), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced a resolution making clear the United States Senate stands with the Iranian people. This resolution comes just days after thousands of Iranian protestors took to the streets in opposition to oppressive Iranian government policies and the downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet.

Romney to Support USMCA Trade Deal

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today released the following statement regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal, which revises and modernizes the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Romney today voted at the committee level in support of advancing the agreement, and the USMCA now awaits a final vote from the full Senate.
                                         
“This trade deal creates more balanced and reciprocal trade, raises labor standards,...

Senate Passes Romney Bill to Confront Rise of China

First stand-alone legislation authored by Romney passes the Senate
U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today released the following statement after the Senate last night unanimously passed the Indo-Pacific Cooperation Act of 2019, legislation he introduced with Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Todd Young (R-IN), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Chris Coons (D-DE), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) that would require the U.S. to partner with allies in the Indo-Pacific region, Europe, and elsewhere, to develop a unified approach to address the rise of China.

Romney Joins Colleagues in Bipartisan Letter to Administration in Support of Burma's Elections

U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today joined his colleagues, led by Senators Jim Risch (R-ID) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, in sending a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and USAID Administrator Mark Green, asking them to ensure that the administration continue to support Burma as it moves toward free and democratic parliamentary elections in 2020.