Aug 13, 2020
WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) today issued the following statement after President Trump announced the historic peace agreement reached between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE): “The formalization of diplomatic relations between Israel and the UAE is a historic marker, demonstrating to the world that a path toward peace is possible. I commend the hard work and dedication of President Trump, Secretary Pompeo, and the staff who worked tirelessly to facilitate this agreement. This moment is worthy of celebration and sends a strong message to rogue actors who wish to spread and inflict terror that the geopolitical compass of the region is moving toward long-term stability and security.”
Aug 11, 2020
WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) has introduced an amendment to improve the Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) to better address the financial needs of businesses and banks as part of COVID-19 relief measures.
Aug 7, 2020
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), members of the Senate Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai Thursday asking for answers regarding alleged political bias within the company’s search function.
Aug 6, 2020
WASHINGTON – Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Rand Paul (R-KY), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced legislation that would amend the Arms Export Control Act to prohibit the export of certain weaponized unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
Aug 5, 2020
WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today announced that the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights will hold a hearing on October 7 at 2:30 p.m., entitled “Oversight of the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws.” Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons and Justice Department Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Makan Delhrahim will both testify at this customary oversight hearing.
Sen. Lee Leads Letter Asking Justice Department to Immediately Investigate Meat Processing Plant Merger
Jul 30, 2020
WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), five other senators, and six members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to Justice Department Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Wednesday, asking him to immediately open an investigation into the acquisition of a Mountain States Rosen (MSR) lamb processing facility in Greeley, CO.
Jul 30, 2020
WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), along with Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Sasse (R-NE), and Mike Braun (R-IN) today sent a letter to President Trump expressing their concerns regarding the Medicaid “maintenance of effort” (MOE) provision that was included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
Jul 30, 2020
WASHINGTON - Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) sent a letter to the CEOs of Alphabet, Facebook, Squarespace, and Twitter Thursday asking each company to identify and justify their content moderation process. “I am specifically concerned about corporations using their power unilaterally to silence opinions they dislike and thus warp the public debates their platforms present to the American people,” the letter reads.
Jul 27, 2020
WASHINGTON - Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights Chairman Mike Lee (R-UT) announced a hearing will be held at 2pm on September 15, 2020, titled, “Stacking the Tech: Has Google Harmed Competition in Online Advertising?”
Jul 24, 2020
WASHINGTON - Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and nine Republican colleagues sent a letter to President Trump Thursday, asking him to do everything in his power to prevent state and local governments from discriminating against Americans seeking to exercise their First Amendment right to practice their religion.