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Obama’s Last-Minute Land Grab Was Bad For Utah. Trump Is Showing He Hears The People.

June 25, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ During the Christmas season last year, the Obama administration ignored the majority of Utahans by designating a vast tract of land in southern Utah as a national monument. Last week, the Department of the Interior took a welcome step toward reversing this executive abuse and returning to a legislative solution. […]

Trump’s Withdrawal From Paris Was A Nod Of Respect To American Citizens

June 16, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump announced the federal government would pull out of the supposedly “non-binding” Paris Climate Accord signed by President Barack Obama. This should not have been a surprise. Earlier this March, Trump signed an order rescinding President Barack Obama’s so-called Clean Power Plan, a 1,560-page regulation […]

Without This Woman, American Might Not Have A Bill Of Rights

May 31, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ You didn’t log on to the internet or switch on cable television in 1788 Boston to obtain breaking news of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. You hiked to the nearest tavern or coffeehouse to pick up a copy of the latest newspaper to learn what—in those days of rudimentary communication—passed […]

We Must Keep Our Promise To Fully Repeal Obamacare

March 14, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ “For five years, Senate Democrats have blocked our efforts to repeal Obamacare,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Jan. 6, 2016. “That ends today.” “With this vote, we are keeping a promise and putting a bill that repeals Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood on the president’s desk,” Ryan continued. “This […]

3 Reasons Neil Gorsuch Is An Ideal Successor To Scalia

February 7, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Justice Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court seat. “Millions of voters said this was the single most important issue to them when they voted for me for president,” President Donald Trump said last Tuesday night. And Trump then went on to make one of the best choices of his young administration. Judge […]

It’s Time For Leaders To Earn Back The People’s Trust

January 24, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Conventional wisdom holds that the great malady plaguing American life today is the toxic combination of political polarization and social fragmentation. And there’s a great deal of truth to this diagnosis. We are, as one astute observer put it, a “fractured republic,” fraught with intense divisions and deep anxieties that are […]

The Right Way To Repeal Obamacare

January 10, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Last November, the American people voted for change in Washington. They elected Republican majorities to both chambers of Congress and elected a Republican president because, as a party, we pledged to fix the broken status quo of the past eight years. Reforming our dysfunctional federal government and restoring sanity to […]

We Shouldn’t Give Away The Internet To Authoritarian Regimes

September 20, 2016 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ The essence of human freedom, of civilization itself, is cooperation: cooperation between friends and family; businesses and customers; entrepreneurs and employees. History and human experience teach that humans cooperate best when they do so voluntarily, without government coercion. That is why I fully support the eventual transition of control over […]

How Congress Should Seize The Brexit Opportunity

June 26, 2016 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ This week, the people of Britain won a major victory for democracy and sovereignty by voting to leave the European Union. Many on the left, along with their allies in the media, are predicting that this Brexit will lead to economic disaster for Britain, if not all of Europe and […]