Politics

Utah Senator Mike Lee Speaks Out!

Utah Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) recently spoke to Reason Magazine’s Nick Gillespie about a range of topics, including ending the Import/Export Bank, his Mormonism, and if primary-ing Republicans is a good idea. Senator Lee is fighting the excesses of both liberal Democrats and RINO Republicans, and his partnership with Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY) has led  him to be a divisive figure within the GOP.

Take a few minutes and get to know Senator Lee better. This is the kind of Republican we should be supporting!

 

“We’ve had a 75 or 80 year run with some really aggressive progressive policies,” Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah). “They haven’t worked. They have enhanced America’s opportunity deficit, and the American people want a more conservative government.”

“In order for the Republican Party, or any political party for that matter, to be able to lay any claim to be a party of principle, there needs to be a robust debate within that party. And for that to occur I think primary elections will always need to happen,” Lee tells Reason TV’s Nick Gillespie. 

“As a voter what I look for is whether somebody shares my view of government and its proper role. That person may or may not share my faith; that person may or may not have any faith. I’m hiring them not to be my minister. I’m hiring them to represent me in government. I want to know what they think the proper role of government is.”

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About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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