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Daines: “Enough is Enough”

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined a group of his Republican colleagues in a commitment to block President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats’ agenda that is threatening the Montana way of life. “Enough is enough. Joe Biden and his Democrat allies weaponized our judicial system and undermined the American people’s trust in our government. I will not stand by as the Left’s radical agenda tears apart the fabric of our nation and threatens our Montana way of life,” Daines said. Download the letter HERE.

Daines Celebrates Passage of Resolution Calling for Marc Fogel’s Safe Return

U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced the passage of his resolution this week calling for the immediate release of Marc Fogel, a United States citizen and teacher, who has been wrongfully detained in Russia since August 2021 and given an unjust and disproportionate criminal sentence. “Every important milestone in Marc Fogel’s life since August of 2021 has been spent away from his friends and family in a Russian prison. I’m glad to see my resolution calling on the Biden administration to do everything it can to bring Marc home pass the U.S. Senate. We will keep fighting until he is reunited

Daines: “The American People Know a Stunt When They See it”

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference calling out Joe Biden and Senate Democrats for using political stunts to try to hide the fact that they have failed the American people in every way, from inflation to the border to national security. Watch Daines’ remarks HERE. “Some of you might remember Evel Knievel. Evel Knievel was a daredevil. He was a stunt artist. He was from Butte, Montana. And he attempted some pretty crazy stuff. Joe Biden, Chuck Schumer and the Dem allies are giving old Evel Knievel a run for his

Daines Opposes Biden’s Threats to Kill Made-in-Montana Energy

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined his Senate Republican colleagues in introducing a Congressional Review Act to challenge President Biden’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandates that threaten to shut down Montana power plants, kill jobs and hurt American energy security.  “While Joe Biden’s war on energy rages on, Montanans face job losses, price increases and a threat to the reliability of our electric grid because of federal mandates from the Administration’s EPA. I strongly oppose Biden’s attempts to kill made-in-Montana energy and always will,” said Daines. To read the full text of the bill, click HERE. Daines has been pushing back on the Biden

Daines: “This Verdict is a Sham”

U.S. Senator Steve Daines released the following statement today regarding the Trump verdict:   “This verdict is a sham and the American people know it. Democrats weaponized the justice system and held a trial worthy of a banana republic. The judge, who is a donor to Joe Biden’s campaign, displayed extreme bias and this verdict should be overturned on appeal in order for justice to be served.”

Daines Leads Bill to Support Crow Tribe, Prevent Bull Mountains Mine Shutdown

U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced the “Crow Revenue Act,” which fixes long-standing inholdings on the Crow Reservation, provides revenue to the Crow Tribe, and helps ensure the Bull Mountains Mine continues to operate and provide jobs and revenue to the local community. “The Crow Revenue Act is a win-win for Montana communities. Not only will we help preserve the jobs and economic impact from the Bull Mountains Mine in Musselshell County, it will also bring in new revenue for the Crow Tribe to help support their communities.” said Daines. “The Crow Revenue Act benefits all of Montana. It’s a commonsense solution that provides certainty and revenue to

Daines Holding VA Accountable for Misusing Montana Taxpayer Dollars

U.S. Senator Steve Daines joined his Republican colleagues in calling out the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employee corruption and sending a letter to the VA demanding the department repay nearly $11 million in unjustified bonuses that were distributed to senior executives within the VA and calling for the immediate dismissal of the responsible officials. “The egregious mishandling of Critical Skill Incentives (CSIs) and the subsequent lack of accountability demand immediate and decisive action to restore integrity and trust within the VA. This report has brought to light the improper allocation of CSIs to senior executives within the VA. It has revealed a

Daines Discusses Addiction Support at Senate Finance Committee Hearing

U.S. Senator Steve Daines spoke at a Senate Finance Committee hearing, and emphasized the rapidly increasing number of fentanyl-related deaths in Montana as a result of President Biden’s wide-open southern border. Daines also highlighted the importance of community partnerships and peer support in the addiction recovery process. Watch the exchange HERE. “I’ve spent a lot of time on the southern border, sometimes going the night shift from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., watching what’s happening. This vote this afternoon is a political stunt. If we’re serious about solving the crisis on the southern border, the Democrats should go down to the