Tag: Chinese Spy Balloon

Daines rails against Biden’s handling of issues, says he left Chinese balloon briefing with ‘more questions’

Source: Fox News EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., is fed up with President Biden “leading from behind,” citing the administration’s handling of the southern border, fentanyl crisis and the Chinese spy balloon as just a few of the reasons he is calling for new leadership in 2024. In an exclusive interview with Fox News Digital, Daines explained where he believes the Biden administration went wrong on major issues that could help him take back the Senate majority next cycle as National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) chair. Daines commented on the Department of Defense classified Senate briefing about the Chinese spy balloon and

Daines blasts Biden on border crisis, Chinese spy balloon in state speech: ‘Empowering our enemies’

Source: Fox News HELENA, MONT. – Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., made the argument for change in Washington, D.C., as he called for new leadership during a joint legislative address in the Montana State Capitol on Monday. While addressing the Chinese spy balloon, being locked in Twitter jail, the southern border crisis and Biden’s State of the Union speech, the Montana senator did not hold back from calling out President Joe Biden and current Senate Democratic leadership. “As we move forward here in Montana with great optimism, Washington, D.C., is headed in the wrong direction,” said Daines, who will lead Senate Republicans into the 2024 cycle

Daines Reacts to President Biden’s Comments on Spy Balloon and Shoot-Down of Unidentified Objects

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s remarks on the incursions into U.S. airspace: “President Biden continues to lead from behind. It took the president two weeks to address the American people after the spy balloon was spotted. We still do not know what the three objects were that we shot out of the sky and the President admitted today the administration has no plan to deal with this issue. I will continue to demand the administration address these and other important issues because right now President Biden is not providing for the safety

At Senate Leadership Press Conference Daines Calls on Biden to Address Public After Spy Balloon and Flying Object Debacles

U.S. SENATE –U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered the following remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference highlighting his concerns with the aerial objects that have been shot down by the United States and calling on President Biden to address Montanans and the public following these security debacles.  “Sixty-five years ago, NORAD was founded. It was under the Eisenhower administration. For sixy-five years, NORAD had never identified an object and taken down an object out of the sky until ten days ago. And now we’ve seen three more objects downed, the results of NORAD’s detection just in the last five days.

On Sean Hannity Radio Show Daines Says it’s Time for President Biden to Address the American People about Latest Military Shoot-Downs

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines appeared on Sean Hannity’s radio show today to discuss the latest shoot-downs on flying objects over the United States and Canada over the past eight days. Excerpts of the interview are below. Listen to full interview HERE. Daines on the Billings Gazette and Photographer Larry Mayer Breaking the Chinese Spy Balloon Story “And you also pointed out something that needs to be reemphasized had it not been for Larry Mayer, he’s a photographer with the Billings Gazette in Billings, Montana. He got the picture of that spy balloon on a telephoto camera and posted on

Daines Says it’s Time for President Biden to Assure the American People in Wake of Shoot-Downs of Objects Over Weekend

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Steve Daines appeared on Fox News with Martha MacCallum today to discuss the news over the weekend that the United States shot down more flying objects. Daines on the Historical Significance of the Shoot-downs “I think we need to step back and look at the historical significance of what’s going on. NORAD was founded in 1958. That was sixty-five years ago under the Eisenhower administration. For sixty-five years NORAD has never exercised taking something out of the sky. Sixty-five years, never once. NORAD has responsibilities for Alaska, for Canada and for the lower forty-eight. In the

Daines blasts Biden for failing to shoot down spy balloon

Source: Great Falls Tribune Montana Sen. Steve Daines said Friday that the Biden Administration’s decision to not shoot down the Chinese spy balloon spotted floating across Montana airspace Wednesday was a show of “weakness and indecision” that has “empowered and emboldened our enemies.” “I believe that Montana truly got a firsthand look at the Biden Administration’s weakness on foreign policy this week,” Daines said during a telephone press conference on Friday. “It is a tremendous embarrassment for the United States of America. Montanans and all the American people deserve answers from the Pentagon and from this administration on what happened