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 2021-08-31 03:21 

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Utah senators working to get pregnant wife of US service member out of Afghanistan...

The deadline for the U. S. to get out of Afghanistan has now come and gone and yet there are still people with ties to Utah still stranded. Utah senators Mitt Romney and Mike Lee are working jointly to help people with Utah ties get out of Afghanistan. Be...

 2021-08-27 05:31 

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Romney says priority is to get Americans out of Afghanistan, avenge deadly bombings later...

On Thursday, U. S. Sen. Mitt Romney, a Republican, said the U. S. has lost credibility around the world for how the pull out of Afghanistan has gone. The senator made those critical remarks while answering questions about the recent alleged ISIS suicide b...

 2021-06-20 04:42 

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Romney calls for national wildfire commission, can't 'guarantee' it will work...

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney announced he and Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Arizona, are proposing legislation to establish a national wildfire commission, but in response to a question from 2News, acknowledged he can "never guarantee that a government commission will ...

 2021-06-18 17:01 

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LIVE: Romney unveils bill to improve national wildfire policy...

U. S. Sen. Mitt Romney is announcing his bill to establish a wildfire commission. The commission would conduct a national review of wildfire policy and make recommendations to Congress. Title: KUTV_EVENT. Start time: 06/18/2021 11:00:23 AM. End time: 06/2...

 2021-06-18 17:01 

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Romney unveils bill to improve national wildfire policy...

U. S. Sen. Mitt Romney is announcing his bill to establish a wildfire commission. Caption: U. S. Sen. Mitt Romney is announcing his bill to establish a wildfire commission. (Vidoe: KUTV) The commission would conduct a national review of wildfire policy an...

 2021-05-21 04:26 

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FULL INTERVIEW: Sens. Lee, Romney talk about issues impacting Utah...

Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney sat down for their first ever joint interview last week with 2News anchor Heidi Hatch in Washington, D. C. The interview took place in Lee's office located in the Russell Senate Office Building, where the senators a...

 2021-05-21 04:26 

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FULL INTERVIEW: Sens. Lee, Romney talk about issues impacting Utah...

Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney sat down for their first ever joint interview last week with 2News anchor Heidi Hatch in Washington, D. C. The interview took place in Lee's office located in the Russell Senate Office Building, where the senators a...

 2021-05-21 04:25 

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EXCLUSIVE: Utah Sens. Mike Lee, Mitt Romney sit down for first-ever joint interview...

As the Republican Party finds its way in a post-Trump era, there's talk over how big the GOP tent will be. Utah's senators are either proof the tent is large enough for differing viewpoints, or an example both can't last. The answer may surpri...

 2021-05-18 23:44 

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Nepalese community in Utah advocates for vaccines and medical supplies...

The Nepalese Association of Utah has been rallying members to call Sen. Mitt Romney and ask him to push for the U. S. to send COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal. The group is also raising money for urgently-needed medical supplies for that country, which is in th...

 2021-05-17 01:16 

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Romney gets 'Profile in Courage' award for vote to impeach Donald Trump...

Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday accepted the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award. Romney was named the recipient of the award from the JFK Foundation for his vote to convict former President Donald Trump in his first impeachment trial, whenRomney became t...

 2021-05-13 15:17 

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Romney, Curtis condemn bill that 'harms' Emery County...

Thursday, Sen. Mitt Romney and Congressman John Curtis introduced a bill looking to lock up land in Illinois and make it a part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. This comes after both mencondemned legislation introduced by Sen....

 2021-05-09 04:00 

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Weber County GOP vote in favor of censuring Sen. Mitt Romney...

Saturday night, the Weber County Republican Party voted whether or not to censure Sen. Mitt Romney. The vote passed in favor of the censure, 116 to 97. This follows a censure resolution that failed at the state Republican Partly Convention. You have six y...

 2021-05-04 16:25 

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VIDEO: Mitt Romney booed at Utah GOP Convention...

"Shame on you! " said one spectator as Utah Senator Mitt Romney Friday was booed loudly during last week's Utah GOP Convention at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah. One person in the audience at the convention recorded the booing, w...

 2021-05-03 16:13 

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Sens. Romney, Merkley introduce bill to protect saline ecosystems...

Sens. Mitt Romney and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced their Saline Lake Ecosystems in the Great Basin States Program Act, bipartisan legislation to facilitate a regional assessment of saline lake ecosystems that would fill a critical data gap that has made...

 2021-04-30 12:09 

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Sponsor of Romney censure predicts it passes at Utah GOP convention...

The man behind a resolution to censure Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) predicted in a 2News interview the measure will pass at this weekend's Utah Republican Party convention. Caption: KUTV - Brian Mullayh reports "From my perspective there's a lot of...

 2021-04-28 13:53 

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Romney urges State Department to speed up passport application backlog...

Seven Republican senators, including Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looking for answers as to why passport applications for Americans have not been completed since March 2020. The stall has led to a backlog of 1. ...

 2021-04-20 17:28 

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Romney introduces bill to reduce student loan debt, make college more affordable...

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT), along with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), introduced new legislation to help reduce student loan debt and make college more affordable for students. The Earn to Learn Act establishes a college matched-savings program that helps quali...

 2021-04-15 23:24 

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Tribune cartoon critical of Burgess Owens condemned by Utah congressional delegation...

Utah's congressional delegation issued a stern condemnation Thursday of an editorial cartoon in the Salt Lake Tribune that they say compared Rep. Burgess Owens and the Ku Klux Klan. Sens. Mitt Romney and Mike Lee and Reps. Blake Moore, Chris Stewart a...

 2021-04-15 20:34 

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With $15 minimum wage stalled, moderate senators seek compromise...

A political path to the first federal minimum wage increase in over a decade is beginning to take shape, but it could require larger compromises than some lawmakers in either party are willing to make. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, confirmed Wednesday that he...

 2021-03-31 13:40 

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Romney, Curtis introduce bill to expand Bonneville Shoreline Trail...

The popular Bonneville Shoreline Trail could be expanded if legislation proposed by Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) is approved. The bill would enable construction of high priority sections of the trail to enhance recreation opportunit...

 2021-03-27 01:18 

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Romney gets 'Profile in Courage' award, while support apparently slips in his own party...

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney is the latest to receive the Profile in Courage award — which was started by the Kennedy family — for his vote to convict former President Donald Trump in Trump's first impeachment trial. Caption: KUTV: Brian Mullahy ...

 2021-03-26 12:29 

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Romney gets Profile in Courage Award for impeachment vote...

BOSTON (AP) — U. S. Sen. Mitt Romney was named the recipient of the Profile in Courage Award on Friday for splitting with his party and becoming the only Republican to vote to convict former President Donald Trump during his first impeachment trial....

 2021-03-25 16:38 

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Romney, other senators urge Biden to drop proposal that could impact Logan, St. George...

Sen. Mitt Romney is urging the Biden administration to abandon plans to increase the population requirement for metropolitan statistical areas, arguing that "changing it without considering its far-reaching impacts is short-sighted. "In a letterse...

 2021-03-22 19:37 

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Romney, Stewart criticize Biden administration's handling of surge at border...

Sen. Mitt Romney and Rep. Chris Stewart spoke out against the Biden administration as a surge at the Mexico-United States border continues. Romney called the administration's idea to allow unaccompanied minors to stay in the U. S. is "de facto ...

 2021-03-12 13:08 

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Utah delegation push for national monument boundaries to not be changed by presidents...

Utah's Congressional delegation met Thursday with Department of the Interior officials to discuss their concerns about the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. Sens. Mitt Romney and Mike Lee, as well as Reps. Blake Moore, Chris...

 2021-03-10 19:49 

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Midvale City Council passes resolution commending Romney for impeachment vote...

The Midvale City Council passed a resolution Monday commending Sen. Mitt Romney for his vote to impeachment former President Donald Trump during his trial earlier this year. The resolution was passed with a 3-2 vote. "It takes a lot of courage from th...

 2021-03-08 17:18 

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Group of Utah Republicans issue resolution to censure Romney...

The Utah Platform Republicans PAC issued a resolution Monday censuring Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) for his vote to convict former President Donald Trump in his two Senate impeachment trials. In 2020, Romney was the only GOP senator to vote in favor of convict...

 2021-03-06 23:42 

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Group of 11 Republican senators push for targeted $650 billion COVID-19 relief plan...

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was among a group of 11 Republican Senators who introduced a $650 billion COVID-19 relief plan as a substitute amendment to the $1. 9 trillion budget reconciliation bill. The amendment, which was built on the COVID-19 relief plan tha...

 2021-03-05 20:33 

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Romney proposes education funding changes to $1.9 billion relief bill...

Sen. Mitt Romney announced plans Friday to file several amendments to the $1. 9 billionCOVID-19 relief legislation being considered on the Senate floor. According to a statement from his office, his amendments would "ensure state and local assistance ...

 2021-03-02 02:58 

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Sen. Mitt Romney knocked unconscious in fall, but 'doing better'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday that he was knocked unconscious in a fall over the weekend, but he was "doing better. "The Utah Republican said the accident happened when he was spending time with his grandchildren in Boston. ...

 2021-02-26 15:12 

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Romney says he's 'pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination...

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) said Tuesday he's "pretty sure" former President Donald Trump would win the Republican Party's presidential nomination if he decided to run again in 2024. "He has by far the largest voice and a big impact in my ...

 2021-02-26 04:38 

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Romney again pushes for stop to sale of flavored vaping products...

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney on Thursday pushed for flavored vaping products to be pulled from shelves across America. Romney's comments during the confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden's nominee for surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, echo similar sta...

 2021-02-24 14:42 

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Romney, Cotton unveil $10 minimum wage proposal...

WASHINGTON (SBG) — Republican Sens. Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton unveiled a proposal this week to raise the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour. The legislation would incrementally bump the minimum wage until it reached $10 mark by 2025. It would also...

 2021-02-22 13:41 

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600 snowmen surround Utah State Capitol Building, call for climate action...

Hundreds of snowmen appeared outside the Utah State Capitol Building with signs demanding a price on carbon to save their "endangered species. " Caption: KUTV The signs had messages such as "Mister Mitt Romney, if u price carbon we will vote 4...

 2021-02-18 17:44 

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Romney, after voting to convict Trump in second impeachment, releases statement...

Sen. Mitt Romney entered a statement into the Congressional Record Thursday regarding his vote to convict former President Donald Trump during his second impeachment trial. "Despite the obvious and well-known threat of violence, he incited and directe...

 2021-02-16 14:37 

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Utah Republican Party defends Romney after 'deep state' accusations, censure...

The Utah Republican Party defended Sen. Mitt Romney after rumblings of a censure and a motion, signed by hundreds of people, accused him of being a deep state agent. The motion states Romney failed to "represent the average conservative Utah Republica...

 2021-02-15 13:07 

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Rumblings in Utah GOP to censure Romney for his Trump conviction vote...

There are rumblings among Utah Republicans to sanction Sen. Mitt Romney over his vote to convict former President Donald Trump. Caption: KUTV - Brian Mullahy reports "I've gotten phone calls and emails, and I'm seeing a lot of chat on Facebook...

 2021-02-13 21:18 

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Sen. Mitt Romney crossed party lines, voted to convict Trump in impeachment trial...

The Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump for a second time on Saturday in a 57-43 vote during his second impeachment trial for "incitement of insurrection" on the U. S. Capitol. However, Sen. Mitt Romney aligned with Democrats and voted ...

 2021-02-13 05:50 

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Sen. Romney's question at impeachment trial raises issue of what Trump knew and when...

Something Sen. Mitt Romney asked at Friday's impeachment trial is raising questions over what and when former President Donald Trump knew about the Capitol riot. Caption: KUTV: Jim Spiewak reports The Senate Clerk read Romney's question verbatim: ...

 2021-02-10 23:14 

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New video shows lone Capitol police officer leading Mitt Romney away from rioters...

New security camera footage from the Jan. 6 invasion of the U. S. Capitol was shared during former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial Wednesday, showing how close Utah Sen. Mitt Romney came to encountering angry rioters in the halls of the Cap...

 2021-02-05 05:59 

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Romney's plan for monthly child cash payments elicits strong reactions in Utah...

If you have kids, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) wants to give you money every month. He proposed a cash benefit for parents with children Thursday, and it's getting strong reactions from people for and against the idea. Caption: KUTV: Daniel Woodruff repo...

 2021-02-04 16:34 

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[ CBS Salt Lake City ]

Romney proposes monthly cash payments for families with children...

Sen. Mitt Romney proposed Thursday to provide monthly cash payments for families with children. The Family Security Act would create a "new national commitment to American families" by paying $350 a month for each young child, and $250 a month for...

 2021-02-02 13:15 

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Romney talks meeting with Biden over slashing COVID stimulus...

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney called President Joe Biden's COVID-19 relief package price tag "pretty shocking. " Caption: KUTV - Heidi Hatch reports On Monday, he met with the president in the Oval Office along with nine other Republican senators. The...

 2021-02-01 16:05 

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Romney, GOP senators to meet with Biden about COVID-19 relief package...

Sen. Mitt Romney is among a group of 10 Republican senators who will meet with President Joe Biden about a proposed COVID-19 relief package. The lawmakers wrote to Biden Sunday requesting a meeting with him to discuss the details of their proposal,which t...

 2021-01-31 19:20 

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Romney, GOP colleagues outline COVID-19 relief compromise, request meeting with President...

A group of 10 Republican senators, including Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), wrote to President Joe Biden on Sunday to propose an alternative COVID-19 relief proposal that they believe is capable of garnering bipartisan support, announced a press release from...

 2021-01-29 13:44 

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Romney reintroduces bill banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy...

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and other Republican lawmakers are re-introducing a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Called the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, the legislation would criminalize abortions performed after 20 weeks, "...

 2021-01-25 20:37 

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Romney, GOP senators reintroduce amendment to stop SCOTUS court packing...

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined several of his Republican colleagues in reintroducing a constitutional amendment to keep the Supreme Court of the United States at nine justices. It was first introduced in March 2019 at the start of the 116th Congress. The ...

 2021-01-25 14:24 

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Romney supports 'constitutional' impeachment trial for Trump...

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) told CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union" Sunday he believes that holding an impeachment trial for President Donald Trump is constitutional. "I'll of course hear what the lawyers have to say for each side. Bu...

 2021-01-15 05:24 

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Delta cites no masks as reason it put 6 Romney hecklers on 'no fly' list...

Delta said it put six people who heckled Sen. Mitt Romney on a plane on its "no fly list" because of masks, not taunts. Caption: KUTV: Brian Mullahy reports The comments late Thursday from Anthony Black, a spokesman for the airline, contrasted wit...

 2021-01-14 15:07 

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Report: Passengers who harassed Romney on flight put on 'no fly list'...

Delta Airlines put customers who harassed Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) on a flight from Salt Lake City to Washington D. C. last week on a no-fly list, Delta CEO Ed Bastian told Reuters in an article published Thursday. Video shared on Twitter on Tuesday, Jan. ...

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