Tag: Biden Administration

Daines, GOP Colleagues, Demand Answers After Biden Admin Releases $6 Billion to Iran in Secret Negotiation

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines and his Republican colleagues sent a letter to Secretaries Blinken and Yellen demanding answers from the Biden administration regarding the approximately $6 billion it released to Iran in exchange for American prisoners.  In a letter to Secretaries Blinken and Yellen, the senators wrote, “When the Obama administration released $400 million in liquidated assets to Iran in 2016, we warned that this dangerous precedent would put a price on American lives. Seven years later, the current administration is providing a ransom payment worth at least fifteen times that amount to the world’s largest state sponsor of terror, in

Daines Demands Answers from Biden Administration on Gas Stove Ban

U.S. SENATE –U.S. Senator Steve Daines, in a letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, called on the Biden administration to provide a briefing to members of Congress on the Department of Energy’s proposed rule that would ban 96% of gas stoves. Daines’ letter comes after a recent exchange with Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Andrew Light at a Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing that led to more confusion on the proposed rule. Daines expressed concern that the administration’s public statements regarding gas stoves do not match the proposed rule. “Assistant Secretary Light stated in response to my question