Category: News

Daines Highlights Terror Threat at Southern Border, Condemns Rise in Anti-Semitism Around the World

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference where he highlighted the terror threat at the United States’ southern border and demanded President Biden change policy, including tightening asylum standards, reforming the parole program and finishing the border wall. Daines also raised concerns about the rise of antisemitism in the United States and demanded all instances of antisemitism be forcefully condemned by American leaders. To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. “The odds that terrorists are coming across our southern border into the United States are increasing on an hour -by -hour basis. Last week if you remember I spoke about Cuba, Iran, North

Daines Calls on FBI, DHS to Prioritize Prevention of Antisemitic Violence

U.S. SENATE – Senator Steve Daines joined a group of bipartisan Senators and Congressmen to send a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray to request their immediate attention on resources that help protect the safety and security of Jewish Americans, religious institutions and organizations that are vulnerable to increased threats and violence as a result of the ongoing terrorist attacks in Israel. “As members of the Senate and House Bipartisan Task Forces for Combating Antisemitism, we write to express our concern about the increase in antisemitic threats and

Daines Calls for Change of Border Policies

“This is a national security crisis in the making” U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference demanding President Biden change the policies at the southern border, following new warnings that Hamas and Hezbollah terrorists may be trying to cross the southern border. To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. “The State Department has designated the following four countries as state sponsors of terror –  Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria. Since October 1st, hundreds of individuals from these four countries alone have entered the United States that we know of. In September, it was more than 1,000 that were

Fox News: Sen Daines wants the $6 billion in Iranian assets to be used for Israeli defense

Sen. Daines joins choir of GOP lawmakers proposing bills related to billions in Iranian funds FIRST ON FOX: Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., introduced a bill Thursday to reallocate the $6 billion in Iranian funds to Israeli defense amid Israel’s war against Hamas. The bill seeks to take the $6 billion, which was released to Iran in September as part of a negotiation for the release of five American prisoners, and put it into an account for Israel to use in its fight against Iran-backed Hamas.  “As the Iranian-backed terror group Hamas continues its barbaric attacks against the Israeli people, the United States must

Daines Blasts Biden Administration for Latest Attack on Montanans’ Second Amendment Rights

Biden Administration’s proposed rule would skirt Congress, implement unlawful background checks U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland opposing the Biden Administration’s proposed rule that any Montanan who sells a firearm for a profit to any person, including family, could be classified as a firearm ‘dealer’ and be forced to get a federal license, conduct a background check, and complete gun registration paperwork by the federal government. This proposed rule is an attempt to go around Congressional authority and rewrite a settled law in an attempt to implement backdoor universal background checks. “President Biden’s new proposed rule would create a loophole

Daines Slams Bidenomics, Democrats’ Out-of-Control Spending

To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference highlighting the continued destruction “Bidenomics” is having on American families and demanded the Biden administration stop their out-of-control government spending. “President Biden spent the month of August telling a very different story to the American people than what we are seeing back home with the people that elect us to come back here to Washington. “Don’t take my word for it, as Joe Biden’s trying to spin this Bidenomics story, look at the headlines that have come out in publications from your colleagues in the

Daines and Tester Lead Bipartisan Resolution Demanding Russia Release Unjustly Detained American Marc Fogel

Montana Senators recently met with Fogel’s family, pledged to keep fighting to bring him home (U.S. Senate) — U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today joined with a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce a resolution calling for the immediate release of Marc Fogel from Russia. Fogel is a U.S. citizen and career educator who has been unjustly imprisoned by Russia since August 2021. The resolution urges the Biden Administration to prioritize securing the release of Mr. Fogel, whose immediate family resides in Montana, and all other U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are wrongfully detained by Russia. “Marc

Daines Statement on Anniversary of Dobbs Decision

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines, founder of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, today released the following statement ahead of the anniversary of the historic Dobbs decision.  “Across our country we have seen great victories for Life in the year since the Supreme Court empowered the American people and their elected representatives to resolve this issue. But the fight for Life is far from done as radical demands for abortion-on-demand until birth grow fierce. I will continue to fight against abortion extremism and advocate for the most vulnerable among us until all Americans are afforded the most fundamental right—the Right to Life.” 

Daines Statement on Sun Mountain Lumber Purchase of R-Y Timber in Livingston 

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after Sun Mountain Lumber announced the purchase of R-Y Timber in Livingston. “This is great news for the Livingston community, forestry jobs and Montana’s economy. Montana is rich in natural resources, including timber, and the reopening of this mill will help supply our nation with high-quality, Montana-grown lumber.”  

Daines Pushes for the Completion of the Continental Divide Trail

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources hearing called for passage of his bipartisan bill to complete the Continental Divide Trail that runs through Montana. Click HERE to watch and HERE to download. “At today’s hearing, we also have the opportunity to hear testimony on my bipartisan bill, Senate Bill 594, the Continental Divide Trail Completion Act. This bill requires the Secretaries of the Interior and Ag to prioritize completion of the trail before 2028, the 50th anniversary of the trail’s designation. The Continental Divide Trail spans over 3000 miles from the northern border of Montana to the southern border of New