Romney, Senate GOP: Biden is Escalating Border Crisis by Unlawfully Freezing Border Wall Funding

Senators seek ruling on infringement of Congress’s constitutional power of the purse
Amid the rapidly escalating crisis along the southern border, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today was among 40 Republican U.S. senators, led by Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, who sent a letter to GAO Comptroller Gene L. Dodaro highlighting President Biden’s suspension of border wall funding and construction without lawful justification, as required by the Impoundment Control Act.

Romney, Risch Lead Colleagues in Re-Introducing Comprehensive Legislation to Compete with China

WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy, joined Senator Jim Risch (R-ID), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and seven Republican colleagues in re-introducing the Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives Concerning China Act (STRATEGIC Act) to advance a comprehensive strategy for U.S...

Utah Delegation Meets with Interior Officials on Bears Ears, Grand Staircase Monument Concerns

Urges permanent legislative solution to resolve boundaries for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments
U.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT), Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Representatives Chris Stewart (R-UT), John Curtis (R-UT), Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Blake Moore (R-UT), today met with senior officials at the Department of Interior to encourage the Biden administration to work with Congress toward a permanent legislative solution that resolves the boundaries for the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Following their meeting, they released this joint statement:

Romney Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Delegation in Condemning Beijing’s Proposed Restrictions on Hong Kong’s Electoral System

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ranking Member of the East Asia Subcommittee on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined colleagues in issuing the following joint statement in response to the Chinese government’s decision to schedule a March 11 vote in the National People’s Congress that would impose new restrictions on Hong Kong’s electoral system.

Group of 11 Republican Senators Push for Targeted $650 Billion COVID-19 Relief Plan

Unlike the $1.9 trillion package filled with provisions unrelated to COVID-19, the $650 billion alternative would have directed resources to the people and places that need it the most
A group of 11 Republican Senators introduced a $650 billion COVID-19 relief plan as a substitute amendment to the $1.9 trillion budget reconciliation bill. The amendment, which was built on the COVID-19 relief plan that was unveiled last month by a group of Republican Senators, was not adopted by a vote of 48-51. 

Romney Proposes Amendments to Improve COVID Relief Legislation

Amendments would target state and local aid, promote safe and immediate school reopenings, prevent funding from going to schools with CCP-backed Confucius Classrooms
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) plans to file several amendments to the COVID-19 relief legislation being considered on the Senate floor. His amendments would ensure state and local assistance goes only to jurisdictions with a proven need, promote the safe and immediate reopening of schools, and prevent funding from going to U.S. school districts that partner with Chinese Communist Party-backed entities.

Romney to Serve as Ranking Member of Subcommittee on China

Will also serve on Middle East and Europe subcommittees
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) announced his subcommittee assignments for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He will serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.