Tag: State of the Union

Daines Reacts to President Biden’s State of the Union Address

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union address: “President Biden has surely had a record-breaking year. Soaring gas and food prices continue to cripple the budgets of Montana families, record illegal crossings on our southern border continue to make our nation’s fentanyl crisis worse, and China continues to challenge our sovereignty and security seemingly with ease. No one in Montana was fooled by the President trying to whitewash his record. It is time for the President and Senate Democrats to stop putting the radical Left above the needs

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 Announces State of the Union Guest: Tom Schrapps of Butte, Montana

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced Tom Schrapps of Butte, Montana, will be his guest for President Biden’s State of the Union address. Schrapps, who lost his son Reilly to fentanyl poisoning in July 2022, will accompany Daines to the speech on February 7th and watch the address from guest seating in the balcony of the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives. Reilly Patrick Schrapps passed away in July 2022 after taking a pill that was laced with a deadly dose of fentanyl. “It’s an honor to have Mr. Tom Schrapps join me for President Biden’s State of the Union. This