Press Releases

Daines Blasts Biden Administration Open Border Policies for Allowing Violent Criminals into Country

“This is Joe Biden’s America and it’s Joe Biden’s border crisis” U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference blasting President Biden and Senate Democrats for the southern border crisis that is allowing violent criminals to come into our country illegal and commit violent crimes against Americans. Watch Daines’ remarks HERE. “‘More fair, and more just.’ That’s what Joe Biden called his immigration policies that he started rolling out today. “But today I ask, ‘Where is fairness and justice for Rachel Morin?’ She was the Maryland mom who was raped and killed by Victor

Daines, Zinke, Rosendale Call Out Biden for Frontline Job Cuts

U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), Congressman Ryan Zinke (MT-01) and Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) highlighting concerns regarding the VA’s recent elimination of frontline care providers, despite the VA’s previous declaration that such positions would be protected from job cuts. “Too many people in Washington, including some of our colleagues in the U.S. Congress with direct influence over policies impacting veterans, will make empty promises about fighting for veteran care and will use this report as an opportunity to call for more spending and more legislation that will only add to the

Daines Calls on Congress to Protect Sanctity of the American Flag 

U.S. Senator Steve Daines in honor of Flag Day, continued his years-long fight to protect the American flag by calling on Congress to pass his constitutional amendment to criminalize its physical desecration. “The American flag is recognized across the world as a symbol of hope and freedom, and it reminds us of the great sacrifices that American heroes have made underneath the Stars and the Stripes,” said Daines. “This year in honor of Flag Day, I’m calling on Congress to pass my constitutional amendment to prohibit the physical desecration of the American flag.” Background: Daines led this effort in the 115th and 116th  and 117th and 118th Congresses. In 2018,

Daines Slams Biden Administration for Radical Anti-Energy Agenda

Tracy Stone-Manning Defends Admin’s Goal to End Oil, Gas, Coal Production U.S. Senator Steve Daines today at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing delivered remarks taking President Biden’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Tracy Stone-Manning to task for the Administration’s radical anti-energy policies that are harming Montana families and communities. Watch Daines’ opening remarks HERE. “Director Stone-Manning, I would like to talk about the last three and a half years. This is the first time you are back in front of this Committee since your nomination hearing in June 2021. Since then, actions your agency has taken or failed

Daines on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom: Our Country is “Spiraling Out of Control” Under Joe Biden

 U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined Fox News’ America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer and Dana Perino to discuss the state of our nation under President Biden’s failed leadership.  Watch Daines’ remarks HERE. Daines on the State of the U.S. Under Joe Biden: “Well, look, we are four and a half months away from the most consequential election certainly in my lifetime, if not a couple of generations. I mean, the country is spiraling out of control: the highest prices in 40 years, chaos abroad, an invasion on our southern border, some 10 million illegals, including now we’re seeing terrorists who’ve been apprehended in the

Daines Pushes for Passage of Crow Tribe Water Settlement Amendments

Crow Chairman Frank White Clay Emphasizes Positive Impact on Tribe U.S. Senator Steve Daines today at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing highlighted the benefits his bipartisan “Crow Tribe Water Settlements Amendments Act” would have on the Tribe, energy security and jobs. Watch Daines’ full remarks and the exchange HERE. Daines asked Crow Chairman Frank White Clay about the impact the bill would have on the Tribe. Chairman White Clay stressed the importance of passing this bill for the community.  Daines also called for passage of his “Crow Revenue Act” that would support the Tribe while allowing the Bull Mountains mine to continue operating. Senator Daines: Chairman

Daines Blames Biden Open Border Policies for Allowing Terrorists to Come Across Southern Border

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming Joe Biden and Senate Democrats for the national security crisis stemming from the open southern border. This week, eight suspected ISIS terrorists were arrested in the U.S. after coming across the southern border.   Watch Daines’ remarks HERE. “A few months ago, back around the February timeframe, high-level individuals from Central Asia came and saw me in my office. They warned us that there were tens of thousands of Central Asians streaming across our southern border over the course of the last year. They were concerned

Daines, Peters Bipartisan Resolution to Designate June 2024 “Great Outdoors Month” Passes U.S. Senate

U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Ranking Member of the Senate National Parks Subcommittee, and Gary Peters’ (D-Mich.) bipartisan resolution designating June 2024 as “Great Outdoors Month’ passed the United States Senate. “From fishing to hiking to skiing, Montana has something to offer everyone,” said Daines. “I want to encourage folks across the country to partake in the beauty our national parks and public lands have to offer. Get outside and enjoy the great outdoors this month!” “Michigan’s remarkable lakes and landscapes are enjoyed by both Michiganders and visitors who travel to our state for outdoor recreation opportunities,” said Peters. “I’m proud that the Senate

Daines: “There is Nothing Shameful About Displaying a Logo Depicting Blackfeet Chief Two Guns White Calf”

Blasts D.C.-Area TV Station for Censoring Former Redskins Logo U.S. Senator Steve Daines today sent a letter to Fox 5 WTTG, a local D.C.-area station, echoing Ryan Wetzel’s concerns with a recent segment that blurred the image of the former Redskins logo that depicts Blackfeet Chief Two Guns White Calf and demanded answers on why WTTG censored the logo and who made the decision to do so. “In the interview in which District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser advocated for the Washington Commanders to return to the Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Stadium site, Fox 5 played historical clips featuring Redskins games and crowds from an era when the franchise