Romney Joins Bipartisan Call to Safeguard Inspector General Independence Following ICIG Removal

Letter to President Trump Details Importance of IGs and Removal Procedures
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers, led by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), in calling on President Trump to provide a detailed written explanation for his decision to remove an inspector general. In a letter, the lawmakers underscore the important role inspectors general play in holding agencies accountable and outline the removal procedures, which are designed to prevent political interference. Cosigners of the letter include Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Susan...

Romney, Murphy Statement on Yemen Ceasefire

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT), Chairman and Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, on Thursday made the following joint statement on the recently announced ceasefire in Yemen.

Romney, Tester Urge Trump Administration to Ensure Robust Oversight of Pandemic Recovery

Senators: “Take every needed step to assure resources are delivered to those who need them by providing strong oversight and accountability”
Following the passage of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Jon Tester (D-MT) are teaming up to ensure the Trump Administration responsibly and efficiently uses taxpayer dollars to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senators today called on the Administration to ensure the independence of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery—a position they worked to create within the CARES Act—and to provide Congress with...

Romney Praises Senate Agreement on Relief Package

Bill includes Romney proposals to provide direct cash payments to families, expand unemployment insurance, and support small businesses
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today praised the agreement made on the Senate package that includes several proposals he fought for to provide relief to workers, families and small businesses—including direct cash payments to Americans. The agreement also includes much-needed relief for our medical personnel on the frontlines and a bipartisan measure he helped introduce to strengthen the supply chain in order for hospitals to have the necessary equipment and supplies.The Senate is expected to vote...

Romney Calls for Urgent Passage of Relief Package

Bill includes Romney proposals to provide direct cash payments to families, expand unemployment insurance, and support small businesses
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today urged the Senate to pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act includes several proposals Romney fought for to provide relief to workers, families and small businesses—including direct cash payments to Americans. 

Romney, Gardner, Rubio Urge Efforts to Counter CCP COVID-19 Propaganda

“This is not simply dishonest, it is dangerous,” senators say
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Marco Rubio (R-FL), all members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today sent a letter to President Trump requesting the creation of a taskforce under the National Security Council to counter propaganda emanating from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) surrounding COVID-19.

Statement from Senator Romney’s Office

WASHINGTON—Senator Romney’s office today released the following statement from Liz Johnson, Communications Director:
          
“Since Senator Romney sat next to Senator Paul for extended periods in recent days and consistent with CDC guidance, the attending physician has ordered him to immediately self-quarantine and not to vote on the Senate floor. He has no symptoms but will be tested. He urges members to pass a relief package as quickly as possible that provides assistance for families...

Romney Introduces COVID-19 Graduate Relief Act

Bill would allow students entering workforce to defer federal loans for up to three years
WASHINGTON—With students across the country graduating amid an economic downturn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today introduced the COVID-19 Graduate Relief Act, legislation that would make students graduating this year eligible for a deferment of their federal loans for up to three years. The legislation builds on the Administration’s announcement Friday that the Education Department would allow federal student loan borrowers to suspend payments for at...