"Justice Thomas is one of the most influential jurists our country has ever known."

May 2, 2023

On October 11, 1991, then-Judge Clarence Thomas made the following statement before this committee during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings: Justice Thomas described his 1991 confirmation proceedings as “a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks who in any way deign to think for themselves, to do for themselves, to have different ideas. You will be lynched, destroyed, caricatured by a committee of the U.S. Senate, rather than hung from a tree.”

Fentanyl is a threat to every community in America

Apr 19, 2023

Fentanyl: It’s cheap, it's highly addictive, and it's deadly. It's responsible for more overdose deaths in America than any other drug.110,000 Americans last year alone. I recently joined a U.S. delegation to Mexico focused on stopping illicit drug trafficking, curbing illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border, and addressing China's role in providing precursors for fentanyl production and laundering money for the cartels.

Sen. Lee Speaks Against the D.C. Crime Bill

Mar 8, 2023

Voting for this Resolution presents an opportunity for my Democratic colleagues to make a distinction. Will you join us in a bipartisan recognition that we cannot endanger the lives of DC residents by allowing this soft-on-crime bill to go into effect? Or will you stand with the D.C City Council and put politics above public safety?


Mar 1, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee spoke on the Senate floor, calling for a renegotiation of the U.S.—Japan Status of Forces Agreement.

The Kigali Amendment Places America at a Competitive Disadvantage

Sep 21, 2022

China is not a developing nation. China is the world’s second-largest economy, the world’s largest manufacturer, and the world’s number one creditor. Yet, this body is poised to ratify a treaty that ignores those facts and treats China with kid gloves. Simply put, the Kigali Amendment places America at a competitive disadvantage, using American taxpayer dollars to subsidize Chinese companies.