Daines Reacts to President Biden’s Comments on Spy Balloon and Shoot-Down of Unidentified Objects

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s remarks on the incursions into U.S. airspace:

“President Biden continues to lead from behind. It took the president two weeks to address the American people after the spy balloon was spotted. We still do not know what the three objects were that we shot out of the sky and the President admitted today the administration has no plan to deal with this issue. I will continue to demand the administration address these and other important issues because right now President Biden is not providing for the safety and security of the American people.”


After the first spy balloon entered Montana’s airspace, Senator Daines immediately demanded a security briefing on the situation from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. Since then, Daines has been actively calling on the Biden administration to take action and be transparent with Montanans.

Daines also released a list of questions he hoped to get answers too at the security briefing. The administration has failed to answer these questions.

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