Romney Pushes Effort to Permanently End Taxpayer Funded Abortions

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his colleagues, led by Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), in reintroducing the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, which would make restrictions on using federal taxpayer dollars to fund abortions permanent.
     
“The lives of our children, both born and unborn, deserve our protection,” Senator Romney said. “I am proud to join my colleagues in reintroducing this effort which would prevent taxpayer dollars...

Romney and Lee Join Effort to Prevent President from Unilaterally Suspending Energy Leases on Federal Lands

Legislation would require Congressional approval for lease mineral development on BLM and USFS land
Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Mike Lee (R-UT) joined their colleagues, led by Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), in introducing the Protecting our Wealth of Energy Resources (POWER) Act of 2021. The POWER Act would prohibit the president or his secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and Energy departments from blocking energy or mineral leasing and permitting on federal lands and waters without Congressional approval.

Romney, Colleagues Push Yellen for Forceful China Approach

As the Senate confirms Dr. Janet Yellen to be Treasury Secretary, U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Tom Cotton (R-AR) sent a letter to Dr. Yellen expressing concern for her assessment of risks to national security posed by the financial and technological interdependence between the U.S. and China. Senator Romney voted in favor of her confirmation.

Romney Joins Colleagues in Reintroducing Constitutional Amendment to Keep SCOTUS at Nine Justices

WASHINGTON–U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his colleagues, led by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), in reintroducing a constitutional amendment that would limit the Supreme Court of the United States to nine justices. The legislation, cosponsored also by Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Todd Young (R-IN), Mike Crapo (R-ID), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Rob Portman (R-OH), and John Cornyn (R-TX) was first introduced in March 2019 at...

Romney Joins Colleagues in Introducing Bill to Award Officer Eugene Goodman with Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON–U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his colleagues, led by Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Chris Coons (D-DE), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Ben Cardin (D-MD), in introducing legislation to award Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal to honor his heroic actions on January 6, 2021. Goodman, a Marylander, confronted rioters in the Capitol, delaying their access to the Senate chamber and protecting the lives of those inside.
 
“Officer Goodman is a hero...

Romney, Manchin, Capito Introduce Resolution Requesting State Funeral for Last Surviving WWII Medal of Honor Recipient

WASHINGTON–U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today introduced a resolution requesting a state funeral and authorizing the use of the Capitol rotunda for the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient. There are only two living Medal of Honor recipients remaining from WWII, including West Virginia native and Iwo Jima veteran, Woody Williams. This state funeral would not only recognize their individual service and sacrifice, but would...