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Romney: We do well in a world where there is freedom and democracy

Senator Romney joined ABC4 Utah’s Inside Utah Politics with Brian McElhatten to raise the importance of American leadership in global affairs—including providing support to Ukraine and competing strategically with China. Senator Romney argued that providing military aid to Ukraine is in the United States’ best interest because it will help deter Russia from invading other countries, including NATO members, which could draw the U.S. into greater conflict. The interview concluded with the Senator’s efforts to push federal agencies to take greater action to understand and contain the outbreak of the bird flu virus (H5N1).

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Romney Calls for Action to Stop Rapid Spread of Bird Flu Virus

Senator Romney, member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Robert Califf, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, and CDC Director Mandy Cohen raising concern with the agencies’ inaction to understand and contain the outbreak of the bird flu virus (H5N1)—especially given the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and recent baby formula shortage.

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Romney Joins Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Youth from Online Harm

Senator Romney cosponsored the Kids Online Safety Act, bipartisan legislation to provide young people and parents with the tools, safeguards, and transparency they need to protect against online harm to minors. The bill requires social media platforms to put the well-being of children first by providing an environment that is safe by default.

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Romney Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Hold E-Cigarette Companies Accountable for Youth Vaping Crisis

Senator Romney joined his colleagues, led by Senator Shaheen (D-NH), in reintroducing bipartisan legislation to protect children from the dangers of e-cigarettes. The Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act would require e-cigarette manufacturers to pay user fees to the FDA to help conduct stronger oversight of the e-cigarette industry and increase awareness for the danger of e-cigarettes.

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