Press Releases

Lee, Klobuchar Comment on Proposed Charter Communications-Time Warner Cable Merger

May 28, 2015

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today issued the following statements regarding the proposed Charter Communications-Time Warner Cable merger. Senator Lee is chair and Senator Klobuchar is ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights.

Lee Commends Fifth Circuit For Decision on Immigration

May 26, 2015

WASHINGTON—Today, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement after a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied President Obama’s request to begin implementing his executive amnesty program.

Lee Reacts to Failed Procedural Vote on USA Freedom Act

May 23, 2015

WASHINGTON--Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement after the United States Senate voted against a motion to begin debate on the USA Freedom Act.

Lee Applauds Confirmation of Justice Jill Parrish to Federal Bench

May 21, 2015

WASHINGTON—Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish as a federal judge for the district of Utah.

Lee Votes To Block Wasteful Trade Adjustment Assistance Program

May 21, 2015

WASHINGTON – Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) issued the following statement Thursday regarding his vote not to invoke cloture on the Hatch Substitute Amendment #1221 to H.R. 1314, the legislative vehicle for the Trade Promotion Authority bill.

Lee Joins Rand Paul On Senate Floor To Support Full Debate On USA Freedom Act

May 20, 2015

WASHINGTON – Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) joined Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) on the floor of the Senate Wednesday to call for a full debate and amendment process for House-passed USA Freedom Act.

Lee Calls For USA Freedom Act Debate Before Key Program Expires

May 19, 2015

WASHINGTON - Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) asked for unanimous consent Tuesday, to begin debate on the House-passed USA Freedom Act so that the Senate could act to preserve a vital intelligence committee program before it expires Sunday, May 31st.

Lee Amendment Preserves National Guard Apache Fleet

May 18, 2015

WASHINGTON - This week in the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) successfully added an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that preserves the National Guard’s Apache helicopter fleet.

Lee Commends House Passage of the USA FREEDOM Act of 2015

May 14, 2015

With the House’s passage of the USA FREEDOM Act today, the American people are one step closer to having their core civil liberties protected from unconstitutional government surveillance under the USA PATRIOT Act.

Lee Leads Colloquy on USA Freedom Act, Receives Support from Lynch, Clapper, White House

May 12, 2015

WASHINGTON—Today, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) lead a colloquy regarding the USA Freedom Act on the Senate floor. Bill co-author Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and co-sponsors Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), and Senator Richard Bloomenthal participated and shared their support.