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At a Homeland Security Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) pressed Secretary Mayorkas on the Administration’s disastrous border and immigration policies, particularly its reconciliation bill which would provide $250-$300/month, per child, to every illegal immigrant with an ITIN, which he argued would encourage illegal immigration and create a major expense for the federal government. He also expressed concern to FBI Director Wray regarding the rise of domestic violence and...
Senators were Joined by Water, Agriculture, Business, Local Government, and Environmental Leaders from Utah and Colorado to Offer Perspective
Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) today led a Colorado River trip focused on solutions to building climate resilience in the West. From Hittle Bottom to the Rocky Rapid campground outside of Moab, Utah, the senators floated the river with Colorado and Utah leaders from water, agriculture, business, and environmental communities and local government and discussed a bipartisan approach to address drought, wildfire, mudslides in the West.
In honor of Constitution Day today, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) delivered a speech titled “Our Constitutional Order: Freedom, Responsibility, and Power,” at BYU’s Wheatley Institution. A full video of his remarks can be found here.
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) reintroduced the New Parents Act, legislation which creates a voluntary option for paid parental leave by allowing new parents to use a portion of their Social Security after the birth or adoption of a child. The bill also provides parents the flexibility to use their benefits in a way that works best for their household by allowing parents to combine their leaves, or transfer them to one parent. Many parents, especially those with low...
U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his colleagues, led by Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), in introducing a bipartisan bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 American servicemembers who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 26th. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor that Congress can bestow.
U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today honored Staff Sgt. Taylor Hoover of Sandy, who was among the thirteen U.S. servicemembers and more than 100 Afghans killed during the horrific terrorist attacks outside of the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26. He also honored Cpl. Wyatt Wilson of Carbon County, who sustained life-threatening injuries during the attacks.
Highlights importance of ensuring that legal permanent residents and partners are safely evacuated
U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing pressed Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. He highlighted the importance of ensuring that U.S. legal permanent residents and partners, including SIV applicants, are safely evacuated from Afghanistan. In response to the Senator’s questioning, Secretary Blinken also confirmed that the Taliban’s relationship with Al Qaeda and the Haqqani network “has not been severed,” and...
Letter follows previous request to the Administration to ensure the safe evacuation of journalists, support staff, and their families from Afghanistan
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) sent a letter urging the Biden Administration to help Afghan journalists resettle and continue working. Earlier this month, Senators Romney and Klobuchar sent a letter urging the Biden Administration to ensure the safe evacuation of journalists, support staff, and their families from Afghanistan.