Daisy won’t have to get e-verified under Lee’s amendment. (Nick Briggs / Carnival Film & Television Limited 2012 for Masterpiece)
By my count, a whopping 301 amendments to the Senate immigration bill have been offered by members of the Judiciary Committee so far. Chuck Grassley alone contributed 77. Most of these are technical in nature, but a few stand out.
Among them is an offering from Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah). The libertarian-leaning Republican proposed an amendment to exempt “cooks...Read Full Story
Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. was the deadline for members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to propose amendments to the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform bill. There were a lot of amendments. Sen.littlebytesnews's insight:That would be a great start, considering the focus should still be on fixing the economy, by repealing Obamacare, cutting taxes and reducing regulations that constrain business and economic growth. Instead of immigration reform/amnesty we need better border security...Read Full Story
HBO’s new show, and Aaron Sorkin‘s latest widely discussed project, The Newsroom has elicited no shortage of reactions (many negative) from essentially everyone. Add to that list Utah Sen. Mike Lee (R), who was displeased with the show’s portrayal of his past stances — and contacted HBO to air his grievances.
As the Salt Lake Tribune put it, the episode, which was based on the rise of the Tea Party, pegged the Republican senator as “an extremist hellbent on tossing out a constitutional...Read Full Story
FOR IMMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, January 24, 2012Sen. Lee Pays Tribute to Fallen Officer Francom on Senate FloorToday, Senator Mike Lee spoke on the Senate floor about the tragic death of Utah policeman Jared Francom, who was shot in the line of duty on January 4th. A video of the speech is available here, and a transcript of Senator Lee’s remarks is below:Mr. President, today I rise with a heavy heart to mourn the loss of Ogden police officer Jared Francom. Earlier this month, on the evening...Read Full Story
Dear Friend,Over the weekend, President Obama directly attacked me for defending the Constitution. After I vowed to resist the president’s unconstitutional recess appointments, he used his weekly address to say, “Just two days ago, a senator from Utah promised to obstruct every single American I appoint to a judgeship or public service position… One senator gumming up the works for the whole country is certainly not what our founding fathers envisioned.”In fact, our founding fathers did...Read Full Story
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