Tag: Southern Border

Daines’ State of the Union Guest Tom Schrapps Heads to Washington, D.C.

U.S. SENATE – Today U.S. Senator Steve Daines’ State of the Union guest Tom Schrapps, who lost his son Reilly to fentanyl poisoning, left Butte, Montana, to head to Washington, D.C. ahead of the President’s address tomorrow night. “I look forward to having Tom in our nation’s capital to shine a light on the horrible fentanyl crisis that sadly took his son Reilly’s life and is plaguing Montana communities. I hope that the President will hear stories like Tom and Reilly’s and do everything he can to secure our southern border and stop the flood of dangerous drugs like fentanyl in

Daines Slams President Biden’s Border Crisis at First Senate Leadership Press Conference

“Montana is a northern border state with a southern border crisis” U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined his first Republican Senate Leadership press conference where he slammed President Biden and Senate Democrats for ignoring the crisis at the southern border and discussed how it is devastating Montana communities. “Montana is a northern border state with a southern border crisis. Fentanyl is destroying our communities, creating lawlessness, and record levels of crime and record levels of fatal overdoses in Montana. This fentanyl is coming directly from the Mexican cartels. Sadly, the Biden administration is not doing anything to control

Daines, Gianforte Urge Agency to Prevent Crisis at Northern Border

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Steve Daines and Congressman Greg Gianforte today sent a letter to the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opposing cuts in hours of operation at four Montana ports of entry.  “Cuts in hours of service should not be implemented and the current hours of service should continue. While we remain willing to work with you on the needs of your service to protect America and resolve the crisis at the southern border, we encourage you to refrain from causing a crisis at the northern border at the same time,” Daines and Gianforte wrote. To download