Tag: Immigration

Daines Demands Transparency, Accountability, Calls on Schumer to Hold Full Impeachment Trial for Secretary Mayorkas  

 U.S. Senator Steve Daines joined his colleagues in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) calling on the Senate to fulfill its constitutional duty by holding a trial to consider the impeachment of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. “The House of Representatives has considered this evidence and impeached Secretary Mayorkas.  Our constitutional duty requires the Senate to hold a trial. In every previous congressional impeachment of the past 227 years, Congress has been faithful to the process set out by the framers… Never before has the Senate abandoned this duty, even when certain members believed the basis

KFYR: Senate Republicans introduce bill making sure only US citizens are counted in Census

By Michael Anthony Published: Jan. 26, 2024 at 1:59 PM EST WASHINGTON (KUMV) – Congress will work on a bill providing funding to overseas allies while securing the country’s southern border. Senate Republicans want to make sure the influx of undocumented immigrants doesn’t play a role in future elections. Several Republicans, including Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, and Sen. Steve Daines, R-MT, introduced the “Equal Representation Act,” which would add a question to the Census verifying the person is a citizen and requiring proof. The bill also prohibits non-citizens from being counted towards congressional districts or the Electoral College. Cramer said counting non-citizens

Daines Discusses Biden’s Southern Border Crisis on Fox News’ The Story With Martha MacCallum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined Fox News’ The Story With Martha MacCallum to discuss President Biden’s southern border crisis. Watch Daines’ remarks HERE. Daines on the Biden-Created Border Crisis: Now, Martha, here’s the truth and here are the facts: the reason you’ve got the White House and President Biden doing a tap dance at the moment is because President Biden’s approval numbers at this point in his presidency are the worst in 75 years of American history. He’s below Jimmy Carter numbers at this point and the number one issue is the border that’s controlled by the Mexican cartels that’s out of

Daines to President Biden: “C’mon Man!”

Slams Biden for Creating Border Crisis, Refusing to Secure Southern Border WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming President Biden for rolling back policies that kept the southern border secure and doing nothing to resolve the border crisis. Watch Daines’ remarks HERE. “Good news usually never breaks on a Friday night, especially from the Biden administration. Usually what they’re breaking on Friday night are the border numbers, but not this past Friday.  “This past Friday was a statement from the President that says, he needs a bill, and I quote, ‘that would

Daines on Fox Business: Biden’s Border Crisis is the Biggest National Security Threat Facing America

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined Fox Business’ Cavuto: Coast to Coast to discuss President Biden’s border crisis.  Watch the interview HERE. Daines on Biden’s Anti-Border Security Policies: I think, as you just mentioned, it’s the number one issue for voters in Iowa and New Hampshire. According to a Harvard poll that just came out, it’s the number one issue for voters across our entire country. This is a Joe Biden-created crisis, and it’s just jaw-dropping to see what’s happening. Within hours after President Biden was sworn in, he signed an executive order stopping the wall that President Trump was building, and

Daines Calls for Change of Border Policies

“This is a national security crisis in the making” U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference demanding President Biden change the policies at the southern border, following new warnings that Hamas and Hezbollah terrorists may be trying to cross the southern border. To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. “The State Department has designated the following four countries as state sponsors of terror –  Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria. Since October 1st, hundreds of individuals from these four countries alone have entered the United States that we know of. In September, it was more than 1,000 that were

Daines: Secure Our Border, Enforce the Rule of Law

“If Joe Biden and the Democrats won’t secure the border now, when are they ever going to do it?” U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference implored the Biden administration to secure the southern border amid Hamas’ terrorist attacks in Israel last week.  To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. “Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, North Korea, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Uzbekistan, Yemen.  “Why did I just name off those countries? This is not an exhaustive list. I was at the southern border on Wednesday,

Daines Sounds the Alarm on President Biden’s Southern Border Crisis

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming President Biden’s disastrous open border policies. To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. “So, we’ve talked a lot about the border crisis. If there should be a fire alarm pulled right now, it is the alarm that we’re seeing on the southern border with some 11,000 illegal crossings happening every day in this country. Make no mistake, the crisis that we’re witnessing is a direct result, there’s cause and effect, because of Joe Biden’s failed open border policies. “Look at any illegal apprehension chart, you’ll see we hit

Daines, 42 Senators File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case Challenging Obama Administration’s Immigration Executive Actions

U.S. SENATE —Senator Steve Daines today joined 42 Senators in filing an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court in support of a challenge by a majority of the nation’s governors and attorneys general of the states, led by the State of Texas, to the Obama Administration’s November 2014 executive actions on immigration.   The Supreme Court took up this case (United States of America vs. State of Texas) after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in November of 2015 affirmed a preliminary injunction by a federal district court in Brownsville, Texas blocking the Obama Administration from moving

Daines, Zinke Urge Governor Bullock to Block the Relocation of Syrian Refugees to Montana

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Montana Senator Steve Daines and Representative Ryan Zinke today urged Montana Governor Steve Bullock to block any efforts from the federal government to move Syrian refugees to Montana until exhaustive and comprehensive background checks can be completed. In a letter to Bullock, Daines and Zinke stressed the importance of prioritizing Montanans’ safety and security by refusing Syrian refugees until there is 100 percent confidence in these refugees’ backgrounds. At present, the state of Montana has not disallowed Syrian refugees from settling in Montana. “We write to urge you to object to any efforts by the federal government to place