Tag: Southern Border

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: “How is This Even Serious?”

Condemns Biden Administration for Policies Allowing Illegal Immigrants to Board Planes Without Valid ID WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference condemning the Biden administration for allowing illegal immigrants to board airplanes without any required personal information. To watch, click HERE. “The American people know that if you head to the airport, you want to jump on a flight here in the United States, you bring a valid form of ID. I always use my Montana driver’s license. I imagine some of you, maybe it’s even happened to you, you show up at

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 Slams Biden Administration for Allowing Potential Terrorists to Exploit Southern Border 

“If leaders across the world are concerned about our wide-open southern border, why isn’t Joe Biden?” WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming the Biden administration for the wide-open southern border that is being exploited by potential terrorists. To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. “In October, I took a trip to the southern border in McAllen, Texas, down at the Ursula processing center, and I was told by border patrol agents that there were three Syrian men have been apprehended the night before. They were there to Ursula processing center. I asked

Daines Slams Biden Administration for Using VA Health Care Resources on Illegal Immigrants Instead of Veterans

Sends Letter to VA Secretary Asking For Accounting of Resources Being Used at Border U.S. SENATE – In a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough, U.S. Senator Steve Daines questioned the alarming report that Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) resources are being diverted from our nation’s veterans to process the medical claims of illegal immigrants held in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Daines asked the VA for a full accounting of its use of resources at the border including how many VA personnel are being utilized, how long the VA policy has been in place and

Daines Slams Biden Administration for Using VA Health Care Resources to Care for Illegal Migrants

“Biden’s border crisis puts illegal immigrants first and puts our Veterans last.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming the Biden administration for diverting Department of Veterans Affairs health care resources from veterans to illegal immigrants. Daines also says any supplemental bill must include border security provisions. To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. “So, to help frame this current debate on the supplemental bill, I think my colleagues on the other side of the aisle have a misunderstanding. This is not about reaching a bipartisan compromise on immigration reform. There have been

At Senate Leadership Press Conference, Daines Slams Biden Administration for Diverting Air Marshals to Southern Border

Calls for Congress to Pass Policy Changes to Address Root of Border Crisis WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming the Biden administration for pulling Federal air marshals from flight service and deploying them to the southern border instead of addressing the southern border crisis with real policy changes. To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. “Well yesterday, I was at my home airport getting ready to get on a plane to head back to Washington, D.C. By the way, Montana is beautiful, and as I was spending a little time before I

Daines: Air Marshals are for Safeguarding our Skies, Not Cleaning up Biden’s Southern Border Crisis

Calls on Biden Administration to Recall Air Marshals from Border During Busiest Travel Season of the Year U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today called on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to immediately recall Federal air marshals (FAMs) from the southern border and return them to air service in order to protect flying Americans. “I am writing with great concern for the potential impacts the diversion of air marshals of the Federal Air Marshal Service from our nation’s skies to the U.S. southern border may pose to air travel Federal air marshals (FAMs) serve a critical role in ensuring

Daines on Fox Business’ Kudlow Slams Biden’s Weakness on the World Stage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined Larry Kudlow on Fox Business’ Kudlow slamming Biden’s weakness on the world stage as he focuses on appeasement and climate instead of securing the southern border. Watch the interview HERE. Daines on Biden’s Skewed Priorities Larry, just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, it did in the last 24 hours when the Biden administration lifts the sanctions so the Iraqis can buy another $10 billion of Iranian oil. Larry, you can’t make this up. As I was watching what happened today, watching that meeting in San Francisco between Xi and Biden, as he was flying across the country, he should