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Great Falls Tribune: Daines Praises President, Troops in Death of ISIS Leader

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines praised President Donald Trump and U.S. troops Sunday for the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “This is absolutely a great morning for America,” the Montana Republican told Fox News journalist Maria Bartiromo. “This is a great day for the world.” “It’s only fitting that the last sounds that al-Baghdadi […]

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Montana Public Radio: Sen. Daines Backs Resolution Condemning Impeachment Inquiry

Montana U.S. Sen. Steve Daines announced Thursday that he’s signed onto a Senate Resolution condemning the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. In a video posted to Twitter, Daines, a Republican running for reelection in 2020, said House Democrats are throwing out 100 years of precedent. “What’s going on in Washington, DC right now […]

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Great Falls Tribune: Daines, Stockgrowers Head, Attend Japan Trade Deal Signing

Sen. Steve Daines and the head of the Montana Stockgrowers Association were present Monday when President Donald Trump signed a limited trade deal with Japan expected to benefit ranchers and farmers in the Treasure State. The deal will eliminate tariffs and expand market access on farm, industrial and digital products. But it does not address […]

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KTVQ: Daines honored at Horses Spirits Healing near Billings for veterans grant

What began as a facility for Rocky Mountain College equine students has morphed into a form of therapy to help veterans, “ I’ve been raised around horses all my life, so I realized the value of horses in therapy,” Barbara Skelton, treasurer and co-founder of Horses Spirits Healing. On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Steve Daines stopped […]

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Breitbart: Steve Daines, David Perdue Press China on Trade Policies

Sens. Perdue and Daines concluded a series of high-level meetings with senior Chinese government officials in Beijing, China. Prior to the two senators’ trip, Sens. Daines and Perdue spoke with President Donald Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Perdue and Daines plan to brief President Trump when they return to […]

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Bretibart: Steve Daines Proposes Bill to Better Project Federal Spending

Sen. Daines introduced the Budgetary Accuracy in Scoring Interest Costs (BASIC) Act Thursday, which would require both the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation to include projected interest expenses associated with legislative proposals. Daines said that including interest is necessary to accurately account for the budgetary cost of the legislation. Sens. […]

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Fox News: Daines introduced resolution condemning socialism, saying ‘pivotal’ moment has arrived

Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines introduced a resolution forcefully condemning what he called the “failed experiment” of socialism on Monday, warning that the United States had “two paths to take” — with one leading to “freedom,” and the other, “complete government control, undermining our constitution and our American way of life.” The resolution comes as […]

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Great Falls Tribune: Daines’ bill on breastfeeding signed by president

President Donald Trump signed the Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act on Friday, a bipartisan piece of legislation introduced by Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., which requires designated breastfeeding rooms in federal buildings. The law requires federal buildings that are open to the public and contain a public restroom provide a lactation room, other than a bathroom, […]

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KULR8: Daines honors Miles City 2-Star General

Senator Steve Daines is honoring one Montana native for her achievements in our armed forces. Major General Barbara Holcomb is the first female commanding general at the US Army Medical Research and Development Command at Fort Detrick. She’s also the chief of the US Army Nurse Corps. Major General Holcomb grew up in Miles City. […]

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CNS News: Sen. Daines: Trump Has Constitutional Authority to Enforce Immigration Laws

When it comes to the Constitution and illegal immigration into this country, Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont.) said President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority “to enforce the law.” Daines added that he is “very concerned” about the “radical leftists” in the House of Representatives. At the U.S. Capitol on July 16, CNSNews.com asked Sen. Daines, […]

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ABCFox Montana: Sen. Daines backs President Trump in “Go back” tweets

Sen. Steve Daines is showing his support for President Trump after a weekend tweet brought disdain from many within the Republican Party. Daines took to Twitter and Facebook Monday afternoon saying he stands with President Trump. Over the weekend the president tweeted that four Democratic lawmakers should “go back” to the countries they came from. […]

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KRTV: Daines visits Anaconda Job Corps open house

According to U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, this year’s open house at the Anaconda Job Corps Center was anything but routine. While the Anaconda Job Corps’ open house is an annual event, Tuesday’s had a special feel to it. Last May, the career-training program was set to be closed, and some Job Corps participants heard the […]

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KULR8: Vice President Mike Pence will visit Billings Wednesday at Senator Daines’ invitation to discuss Montana’s meth crisis

Senator Steve Daines announced today Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence will be coming to Billings Wednesday “for a firsthand look at Montana’s devastating meth crisis.” “Montana has a crisis on its hands. Mexican meth is pouring into our state and tearing our families and communities apart,” Daines said. “I’ve been fighting […]

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Montana Standard: Daines: Trump reverses decision to close Anaconda Job Corps

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines secured President Trump’s decision to keep the Anaconda Job Corps training center open, overruling the closure announced late last month by the U.S. Department of Labor. Daines announced the decision Monday at a 3 p.m. video conference call with Anaconda stakeholders. President Trump’s decision followed Daines’ telephone discussion with Trump on […]

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KGVO: Daines Recognized as Most Transparent – Accountable – Innovative

U.S. Senator Steve Daines was recognized recently as the most transparent, accountable and innovative representative in Washington by the Congressional Management Foundation. Bradford Fitch, President and CEO, Congressional Management Foundation added this comment in a press release: ‘As a Democracy Award winner, Senator Daines’ office is one of the best in Congress. This designation demonstrates […]

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KGVO: Daines Call to Trump Stops Anaconda Job Corps Center Closure

In a hastily called press conference on Monday, Montana Senator Steve Daines relayed the news that his personal call to President Donald Trump saved the Anaconda Job Corps Center from closing. “When the announcement came out 10 days ago that the Anaconda Job Corps would be closing, we got to work to make sure that […]

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GOP Sen. Daines to introduce bill reinstating census citizenship question

Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines is set to introduce legislation on Wednesday that would require the census to include a citizenship question, Fox News has learned, in an aggressive new effort that could bolster the Trump administration’s legal case for querying residents on their citizenship status. Follow this link to learn more.

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Breitbart: Steve Daines: Montana is a ‘Northern Border State’ with a ‘Southern Border Problem’

Sen. Daines spoke with Breitbart News regarding Montana’s methamphetamine problem and America’s “porous” southern border. Unlike many parts of the country that battle with the harmful effects of opioids, Montana continues to combat the rising impact of methamphetamine, most of which come from Mexico. “We’re a northern border state that has a southern border problem,” […]

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KTVQ: Daines calls for greater transparency on prescription-drug pricing

More Americans struggle with paying for prescription drugs, and many times there’s someone in between the drug company and the consumer who negotiates the price. U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said Monday he’s introduced a bill to create transparency around what that “middle man” is doing. That includes looking into the effects of company consolidation […]

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NBC Montana: Daines releases grant guidebook to help fight meth crisis

Daines releases grant guidebook to help fight meth crisis Sen. Steve Daines unveiled a new tool to help Montana organizations fight the meth crisis plaguing our state. He released a guidebook to show available federal funding that can be used in that fight. It shows grants available for addressing addiction, prevention and treatment, law enforcement […]

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KXLH: Daines proposes bill to allocate college savings to apprenticeships

On Friday, U.S. Sen. Steve Daines met with leaders from the skilled trades in Helena to discuss ways to encourage more students to consider apprenticeship programs. Daines visited the Montana Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Center, operated by local chapters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the National Electrical Contractors Association. The center […]

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ABC Fox Montana: Senator Daines hears veteran healthcare concerns

Saturday veterans met in Hamilton and sat down with Senator Daines to discuss veteran healthcare issues. Earlier today a group of veterans had the opportunity to sit down with Senator Steve Daines and open up about positive and negative feedback with the veteran healthcare system. With Ravalli County having a strong model of what healthcare […]

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KTVQ: Daines welcomes home troops in Kalispell

Saturday night, Senator Steve Daines was in Kalispell at the Glacier Jet Center welcoming home Kalispell’s 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. This is the same group of soldiers that Daines visited in Afghanistan this past December. At 11 p.m. Saturday, around 80 men and women returned home after nine months overseas serving the U.S. Follow […]

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Breitbart: Exclusive – Sen. Daines: ‘If You’re Gonna Drain The Swamp, You’ve Gotta Keep The Pumps Running In August’

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) gave an exclusive interview to Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House Tuesday on Capitol Hill, discussing the successful push to get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to cancel the Senate’s August recess to continue to pursue the Republican legislative agenda and confirm President Donald Trump’s nominees.

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Steve Daines Elected Montana’s Next U.S. Senator

In an historic election, Steve Daines was decisively chosen by the people of Montana to serve as the state’s next United States Senator. Daines’ election marks first time in more than a century that a Republican will hold this Senate seat.

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