Dec
13

Speeches Floor Remarks on the CRomnibus By Sen. Mike Lee
Press Speech

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Senator Mike Lee on the  floor Remarks on the "CRomnibus"Mr./Madam President, I rise in opposition to the spending bill before us today. I rise in opposition to the cynical substance of the legislation. I rise in opposition to the un-republican and undemocratic process by which a small collection of political and economic insiders crafted it, to benefit each other at everyone else’s expense.

And finally, I rise in particular opposition to the signals this so-called CRomnibus sends: the signal it sends to political insiders on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue; the signal it sends to special interest cronies on Wall Street and K Street; and the signal it sends to working families struggling on Main Streets across this country who have been waiting for a decade for someone in this city to start putting them first.

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Dec
12

By Midnight – Ted Cruz Heads Procedural Trick To Kill Boehner’s Cromnibus

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Cruz wants to make DC listenWASHINGTON– Republican Sens. Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Jeff Sessions are pushing for a vote to defund President Obama’s executive amnesty in the “Cromnibus” spending bill Friday night, The Daily Caller has learned

The trio of conservative senators is hoping to get the defund vote onto the Senate floor as a “point of order,” which would force a procedural vote on the issue without Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid having to introduce it.

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