Press Releases

Daines Joins Colleagues in Demanding Answers After Release of Suspected ISIS Terrorists at Southern Border into the U.S.

U.S. Senator Steve Daines joined a group of Republican senators in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas demanding answers after individuals with suspected ties to ISIS were apprehended at the southern border, underwent vetting and were then released into the United States.  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently arrested these individuals after one was reportedly caught on a wiretap talking about bombs.  “We write to express our grave concerns regarding reports of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests of eight individuals from Tajikistan suspected to have terror ties to ISIS who

Daines: “Stroke of Genius” by Trump to Eliminate Taxes on Tips

Joins Fox Business to Announce Introduction of Bill to Stop Taxing Tips, Slam Biden’s Border Crisis U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined Fox Business’ Mornings with Maria to discuss his bill to eliminate taxes on tips and President Biden’s border crisis. Watch the interview HERE. Daines on His Bill to Stop Taxing Tips: It’s a stroke of genius by President Trump and it shows the American people how in touch he is with the challenges of the working class in our great country. This is an idea that came to President Trump from a waitress. She said, “why are they taxing my tips?”

Daines Demands Biden Admin Withdraw Plan to Shut Down Future Coal Production in Eastern Montana

U.S. Senator Steve Daines sent a letter to President Biden’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) demanding the withdrawal of the amendments to the Miles City and Buffalo new Resource Management Plans that would stop future coal leases in eastern Montana and Wyoming. “I am strongly opposed to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed amendments to the Miles City Field Office and Buffalo Field Office Resource Management Plans (RMPs) and urge you to withdraw them. President Biden has made clear that he opposes coal mining and coal- fired energy generation regardless of the cost to rural America and electric reliability.

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