Sen. Mike Lee

The Non-Candidate

Michael Warren, The Weekly Standard

Utah’s Senator Mike Lee is the most important Republican not running for president and Lee’s focus on the family infiltrates every policy proposal he touches. “I think we’ve failed as Republicans to fully appreciate the fact that the family’s not only a social unit with economic implications, it’s an economic unit with social implications,” he says.

The Unified Cruz Blame Theory Goes Up in Flames

Leon H. Wolf, Red State

Fact: The Cruz-Lee point of order bought Reid 10 hours worth of floor time on Sat. There's no way Reid would've let over 24 important nominees just die for the sake of going home Tues. instead of Weds. or Thurs. Stop blaming Cruz.

Bongino: Surrender the Party: Hell NO!

Dan Bongino, Conservative Review

The majority of GOP in Congress aren't committed to either fighting for liberty or economic conservatism. Some GOP power players would prefer to see a Dem in a House or Senate seat rather than a renegade Repub. But this is our party. We must fight back.

Fighting Obama's Amnesty: Et Tu, Brute?

Jim DeMint, Daily Signal

Instead of focusing on O’s unlawful amnesty, some in the GOP went so far as to accuse Cruz and Lee of helping Reid confirm Obama's radical nominees. What Cruz & Lee did was stand up for those who are tired of the status quo.

Reid Could Ram Up to 88 Fed. Judges Through

PJ Tatler, PJ Media

Although the estab. talking points blame Ted Cruz & Mike Lee for Reid’s “opportunity” to get these nominations approved, it was always Reid’s plan to get as many through the system before control of the Sen. is turned over to the R's.

Cruz Refuses to Stand Down

Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

Cruz defended his efforts to delay the vote on the CRomnibus. “Leadership was angry. They didn't want to fight this fight now. Mike Lee & I thought it was important to get a vote now, to get the D's on record, & we hoped every Repub. on record against exec. amnesty."

The Purveyors of Ted Cruz Derangement Syndrome

Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and the other Senate Republican whiners about working on Saturday, are the same Republicans who have some of the worst records for opposing Obama’s nominees. 

Lee: US 'Not Heading Into a Gov't Shutdown'

Molly K. Hooper, The Hill

“I think we're not heading into a government shutdown. There are a lot of reasons for that,” Sen. Mike Lee said. “One of them has to do with the fact that this president has a few options in front of him.” Lee warned that his party couldn't react to amnesty exec. orders until Obama acts.

Mike Lee’s Plan To Fix Congress

Sen. Mike Lee, The Federalist

Lee offers 5 steps to restore trust, transparency, and empowerment. "Repubs. should make it part of the job description of ‘chairman’ that each committee, and ideally, each subcommittee, propose at least one major, fundamental, long-term policy overhaul each year."

Lee: D's Hiding Big Gov't 'Status Quo' Agenda From America

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Their big government agenda is so unpopular, Democrats are working to keep it hidden from the American people heading into election day, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) said.

A Pro-Family, Pro-Growth Tax Reform

Sens. Mike Lee & Marco Rubio, Wall Street Journal

The senators propose two simple income-tax brackets: 15% and 35%. Lee and Rubio want to end the marriage penalty and increase the child tax credit.

Sessions, Cruz, Lee and Paul Shame GOP Establishment on CR

During yesterday's debate on the Continuing Resolution to fund the government through December the four Republican tigers of the Senate, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky, stood for conservative principles and shamed the so-called GOP Senate leaders.

Repubs. Pick New Senator To Lead Conservative Caucus

Bridget Johnson, PJ Media

Republican senators selected Sen. Mike Lee to lead the conservative agenda in upper chamber starting in the 114th Congress. Sen. Pat Toomey, who has served as the chairman of the Senate Steering Comm. for the past 2 years, will step down from the post at the end of this year.

GOP Blocks Dems’ Push to Rewrite 1st Amend. Campaign Spending

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

A Dem. election year push led by Harry Reid to amend the Constitution and roll back campaign-spending free speech rights ran out of steam Thurs. and fell victim to a Senate filibuster. “This is an attack on the First Amendment’s most important protection,” said Sen. Mike Lee.

Sen. Mike Lee Pleads: Abolish Common Core

Courtney Coren, NewsMax

Sen. Mike Lee has called on Americans to join him in the effort to abolish the federal Common Core education standards in a fundraising email for the conservative group FreedomWorks. "As a U.S. Senator, I’ve seen the federal government make a mess of everything it touches."

A Free Market Guide To Assessing Reform Conservative Policies

Scott Lincicome, The Federalist

The right’s reform agenda should be based on a few fundamental, free market principles on which most conservatives and libertarians can agree.

TAKEOVER Strategy Defeats Eric Cantor’s Machine In VA-7

As conservative Fred Gruber proved by winning election as Virginia’s 7th District Republican Chairman, if you want to govern America according to conservative principles, first take back your local Republican Party from the progressive establishment Republicans, like House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who have hijacked the Party and turned it into a vehicle to preserve their own personal power.

Why We Are Backing Ben Sasse In The Nebraska GOP Senate Race

In Nebraska's increasingly negative GOP Senate primary we endorsed Ben Sasse because he is the only candidate talking about the most important issue in politics today; breaking Washington's Iron Triangle of bureaucrats, lobbyists and career politicians. If you demand change in Washington vote Ben Sasse in the May 13 Nebraska Republican Senate primary.

CHQ Endorses Greg Brannon For Senate In North Carolina

If North Carolina Republicans want to take back the Senate and govern America according to conservative principles we urge them to vote for Dr. Greg Brannon in next Tuesday’s Republican Senate Primary.

The Establishment GOP Is Not the Political Home of Conservatives and That Needs to Change

In my op-ed in today's Los Angles Times I explain that the establishment GOP is not the political home of conservatives, and that needs to change for Republicans to reach the political promised land and govern America.