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Romney says if he were president he would have immediately pardoned Trump

Romney says if he were president he would have immediately pardoned Trump

Rashard Rose and Jack Forrest, CNN  |  Posted May 16 - 12:00 p.m.

Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said that if he were President Joe Biden he would have "immediately pardoned" former President Donald Trump.
Romney says GOP leaders turning up at Trump trial 'embarrassing'

Romney says GOP leaders turning up at Trump trial 'embarrassing'

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted May 15 - 10:34 p.m.

Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney says it's "demeaning" for leaders of his party to be "prostrating themselves" and says debates will be like watching "Muppets."
How Blake Moore hopes to cut down on federal government waste

How Blake Moore hopes to cut down on federal government waste

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 4:34 p.m.

Rep. Blake Moore, R-Utah, on Tuesday introduced legislation to increase reporting requirements for large federal programs to cut down on improper payments.
Utah senators blast pause in weapons to Israel as 'reprehensible,' 'dithering'

Utah senators blast pause in weapons to Israel as 'reprehensible,' 'dithering'

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted May 13 - 9:05 p.m.

Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney have criticized the White House over its decision to withhold some military aid to Israel.
The 'uniparty'? Here's what Sen. Mike Lee says about it

The 'uniparty'? Here's what Sen. Mike Lee says about it

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted May 13 - 1:43 p.m.

The term 'uniparty' is used by some lawmakers to describe instances when they believe Democrats and Republicans are working against the interests of the American people.
Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says it's 'past time' for federal employees to return to the office

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says it's 'past time' for federal employees to return to the office

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted May 12 - 10:22 p.m.

Federal employees need to return to their offices, say Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, a Republican, and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat.
Rep. Burgess Owens grills Biden's education secretary over Title IX change

Rep. Burgess Owens grills Biden's education secretary over Title IX change

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted May 11 - 2:18 p.m.

Rep. Burgess Owens questioned Education Secretary Miguel Cardona over the Education Department's move to outlaw gender-separated restrooms and their inaction regarding the nationwide movement of pro-Palestinian student protests on college campuses.
Cox 'disappointed' after meeting with Air Force secretary on National Guard proposal

Cox 'disappointed' after meeting with Air Force secretary on National Guard proposal

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10 - 2:06 p.m.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said he was "disappointed" not to get a commitment from Air Force brass to withdraw a controversial proposal to transfer some National Guard units to the Space Force.
US House passes Rep. John Curtis' bill to remove 'red tape' around nuclear power

US House passes Rep. John Curtis' bill to remove 'red tape' around nuclear power

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 8:04 p.m.

The U.S. House passed a bill sponsored by Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, to streamline the approval process of nuclear power projects.
Former Utah Rep. Chris Cannon dies at age 73

Former Utah Rep. Chris Cannon dies at age 73

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 1:50 p.m.

Former Utah Rep. Chris Cannon died Wednesday at age 73. Cannon served in the U.S. House from 1997 to 2009.
Sen. Mike Lee introduces legislation to require proof of citizenship to vote in US

Sen. Mike Lee introduces legislation to require proof of citizenship to vote in US

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8 - 9:04 p.m.

Sen. Mike Lee is sponsoring a proposal to require proof of citizenship to vote in the U.S., though undocumented immigrants are already barred from voting in federal elections.
Mitt Romney praises Kyrsten Sinema, explains why he thinks she became 'toxic' to Democrats

Mitt Romney praises Kyrsten Sinema, explains why he thinks she became 'toxic' to Democrats

Suzanne Bates, Deseret News  |  Posted May 6 - 7:47 a.m.

Sen. Mitt Romney had high praise for his colleague Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, crediting her with bringing senators together from both major parties to pass legislation, and for standing up for the filibuster at a time when she was pressured to change the Senate rules to see it eliminated.
Romney, Secretary of State Antony Blinken explore progress in Middle East, Ukraine, China

Romney, Secretary of State Antony Blinken explore progress in Middle East, Ukraine, China

Suzanne Bates, Deseret News  |  Posted May 5 - 7:50 p.m.

Israelis and Palestinians have both been "absolutely traumatized" by the subsequent war in Gaza, Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Utah Sen. Mitt Romney Friday.
Romney, other US lawmakers seek to overturn EV mandate

Romney, other US lawmakers seek to overturn EV mandate

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted May 3 - 6:16 p.m.

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, joined a bipartisan and bicameral group of colleagues to block President Joe Biden's electric vehicle mandates.
Feds moving too slowly to contain spread of bird flu, Romney says

Feds moving too slowly to contain spread of bird flu, Romney says

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted May 2 - 1:59 p.m.

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said he is "alarmed" by the rapid spread of the bird flu virus and called on federal agencies to move quickly to contain the outbreak.
Rep. John Curtis speaks against rule that would limit use of public lands

Rep. John Curtis speaks against rule that would limit use of public lands

Ariel Harmer, Deseret News  |  Posted May 1 - 4:32 p.m.

Several Utah representatives introduced legislation last week to withdraw a proposed rule they say would stop state-level management of public lands and block land from important uses.
Mitt Romney profiled in YouTube series about inspirational people. Here's what he values in life

Mitt Romney profiled in YouTube series about inspirational people. Here's what he values in life

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted April 26 - 10:44 p.m.

Mitt Romney says he's never measured his life by what happens at the ballot box.
John Curtis says voters are 'tired' of politicians not getting things done

John Curtis says voters are 'tired' of politicians not getting things done

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 24 - 7:05 p.m.

Rep. John Curtis, a U.S. Senate candidate, thinks the "pendulum" is beginning to swing toward candidates who are willing to bridge party lines to get things done.
Romney jokes about Harvard presidency talk

Romney jokes about Harvard presidency talk

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted April 23 - 10:38 p.m.

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney doesn't seem to be taking seriously talk that he should be president of Harvard .
Local frustration on display over fed control of land at Congressional hearing in southern Utah

Local frustration on display over fed control of land at Congressional hearing in southern Utah

Suzanne Bates, Deseret News  |  Posted April 23 - 8:47 a.m.

"Insulted," was the word Washington County Commissioner Adam Snow used when Rep. John Curtis asked how it felt for local leaders when the federal government made plans for land it controls in the county without including them.
Sen. John Fetterman, another Harvard grad, endorses Romney to be next university president

Sen. John Fetterman, another Harvard grad, endorses Romney to be next university president

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted April 22 - 9:02 p.m.

Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman joined the list of Harvard alumni who say they want to see Utah Sen. Mitt Romney as president of the university.
Utah Sen. Mike Lee rallying Senate to kill foreign aid bill for Ukraine, Israel

Utah Sen. Mike Lee rallying Senate to kill foreign aid bill for Ukraine, Israel

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 22 - 8:31 p.m.

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, hopes to block the Senate passage of a foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies.
Former Rep. Chris Stewart backs Stewart Peay in race for Utah's open congressional seat

Former Rep. Chris Stewart backs Stewart Peay in race for Utah's open congressional seat

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 22 - 1:13 p.m.

Republican Stewart Peay has earned an endorsement from former Rep. Chris Stewart ahead of this weekend's state nominating convention in Salt Lake City.
Mitt Romney for president — of Harvard University?

Mitt Romney for president — of Harvard University?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted April 20 - 8:50 a.m.

The president of the American Jewish Congress, Daniel Rosen, proposed in a Washington Post op-ed published this week that Sen. Mitt Romney would be a good choice for Harvard University's next president.
What does it mean to be a Black conservative?

What does it mean to be a Black conservative?

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted April 19 - 10:02 p.m.

Creator of new YouTube series called "America's Starting Five," says the series is aimed at dissecting the narrative peddled against Black Republicans, by the five elected Black Republicans in Congress, including Utah Rep. Burgess Owens.