The government may be shut down, but conservatism is alive and well here in Washington, DC. The Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC featured many of today’s boldest conservative leaders, who excited a full conference room with memorable arguments and even handled a group of pesky hecklers.
Senator Mike Lee stopped by to chat with Townhall at CPAC and discussed his politics and the possibility of a healthy skepticism of government returning to the Republican Party.
There are a few good men. And by “a few,” I mean five.
Mike Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah, recently sponsored a bill entitled the “Federal Reserve Modernization Act.” It is the counterpart to Rep. Kevin Brady’s Sound Dollar Act of 2012 (which enjoys 35 House cosponsors and, of equal note, already is drawing liberal fire). The Brady/Lee legislation represents an important first step forward to restoring good money to America: money that can provide a foundation for prosperity with equity, security, and, of at least equal importance, constitutional integrity.
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle respond to the SOTU.
As Washington spends the summer arguing over its spending addiction, GOP Sen. Mike Lee of Utah has a solution to help prevent the same crisis for future generations: a balanced budget amendment.
A balanced budget amendment simply is not enough to put America on a corrective course. Instead, what is being proposed by Mike Lee of Utah and Jim DeMint of South Carolina, is a plan to gradually return the federal government to historical and reasonable spending levels.
It is clear that, as the debt ceiling issue reaches a stage of urgency, the positions staked out by Republicans and Democrats are on different planets.
You just know every cable network already has their graphic for the debt ceiling “crisis” and are feverishly working on their theme music. That will come, probably in the next week or two, if no deal is struck.
We’re broke. But you knew that. The credit cards are maxed out, and the repo men are on their way to take our big screen and dinette set.
Conservative Senator Mike Lee talks with Cavuto about the implications of Obamacare for small businesses.
On Mar. 31, Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee introduced a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) to make it a constitutional requirement for Washington, D.C., to end our deficit spending and culture of debt.
To make full use of Senator Lee’s extraordinary knowledge of the U.S. Constitution, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell should appoint Senator Lee to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee.