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Mike Lee, United States Senator from Utah is an American politician and Lawyer.
He is serving as the Senior U.S. Senator from Utah. He has been a part of the Senate since 2011 as a Republican. Sen. Lee was born in Arizona on June 4th, 1971. He went to Timpview High School. He graduated from there in 1989. He attended Brigham Young University after graduating.
Senator United States, Mike Lee worked as president of the Brigham Young University Student Service Association (BYUSA). His father was then president of BYU. He graduated in 1994 with a B.A. degree in political science. He then attended J. Reuben Clark Law School. He was a member of BYU Law Review.
Republican Senator graduated in 1997 with a Juris Doctor.
You can find out more about the senator here.
Here’s our collection of the best Mike Lee Quotes:
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Mike Lee Quotes on Americans/Politics/Government
The best thing we can do when we want to elevate civil dialogue in our American political discourse is to do whatever we can to make sure we treat others kindly with dignity and respect, and that’s what I intend to do.Mike Lee
If we were all to chase every squirrel that comes running along in the form of a personal dispute or a mischaracterization of someone, or someone’s integrity or intent, we’d be very busy doing that and not focusing on the government, on that which we need to reform internally.Mike Lee
The Tea Party has an important voice in the country and now they have a voice in the U.S. SenateMike Lee
A lot of people feel left out by a government that taxes too much and regulates them too heavily and seems to result in a set of circumstances where economic and political incumbents benefit at everybody else’s expense.Mike Lee
The American people want a balanced budget. They want Congress to stop this barbaric practice of perpetual deficit spending. It really, if you think about it, is a form of taxation without representation. We fought a war over that issue and we won that war.Mike Lee
I don’t want a government shutdown. I don’t think anyone does.Mike Lee
When you have a country that’s been accustomed to government spending at a certain level, it is really hard to ratchet it back.Mike Lee
My political views have since I was a kid someway or another reflected the concerns of the Tea Party movement.Mike Lee
We ought to have more people who believe in constitutionally limited government. We have to have more people come to Congress with that mindset. I think we can make this a better place, if, when elections happen, we support candidates who share that philosophy.Mike Lee
My purpose is to call on my colleagues, whether they’re Republicans or Democrats, to get behind the agenda of trying to reform the government and make it work for the people rather than the other way around.Mike Lee
We’ve got tax and regulatory policies in this country that are driving a lot of businesses overseas, and so I think there’s a lot that we can do using principles of constitutionally limited government to help address people who share these concerns.Mike Lee
You have six of the ten wealthiest counties in America surround Washington, D.C., and the poor and middle class are getting squeezed while people at the top and people with influence in government seem always to be doing better.Mike Lee
You know, in a business, you have to operate on the basis of voluntary investment by individuals in a cause. With the government, there is no voluntary effort to invest capital. It’s just taken and invested. And the same accountability is not at play. The same natural forces in the economy are not at play.Mike Lee
It is not nothing to ask someone holding an election certificate in the United States Senate to provide his or her vote.Mike Lee
We should not be in the business of imposing this Administration’s medical orthodoxy at the threat of taking away American paychecks.Mike Lee
Utah is making a strong appearance at Pearl Harbor to honor the 2,403 lives lost in the attacks 80 years ago. Thank you to Uintah High School’s band and orchestra, the Utah Pipe Band, and American Heritage High School’s Dance Team who will all be taking part from Honolulu.Mike Lee
We got a vote, and now American workers and families can see just where their Senators stand. I stand with them.Mike Lee
Mike Lee Quotes on Democracy
I think it’s a big deal, because in many ways, the whole idea of having a constitution itself, particularly a constitution that establishes a constitutional republic like ours, is materially different and distinct from a democracy.Mike Lee
The idea that majority rule is intrinsically oppressive is necessarily an embrace of anti-democracyMike Lee
Democracy isn’t the objective; liberty, peace, and prospefity (sic) are. We want the human condition to flourish. Rank democracy can thwart that.Mike Lee
Mike Lee Quotes on Trump/Utahns/Education/IRS
What I am saying is that Donald Trump can still get a lot of votes from a lot of conservatives like me, but I would like some assurances on where he’s going to stand his ground. I’d like some assurances that he’s going to be a vigorous defender of the U.S. Constitution.Mike Lee
Service is what Utahns do best. It is heartwarming to see so many get involved to help those in need in Tonga.Mike Lee
Parents should be able to choose where their children go to school. Federal education dollars should follow students. It’s that simple.Mike Lee
The IRS must not become Big Brother. Instead of grabbing even more sensitive data and invading the privacy of Americans, the Biden Administration should work on securing the data they have and investigating political misconduct within the agency.Mike Lee
From housing to healthcare, gas to groceries, reckless spending and overregulation are making life harder for Utah families.Mike Lee
President Donald Trump has been clear that he believes any Biden win will be fraudulent; President Trump has refused to commit to accepting the results of the election or even agreeing to a peaceful transition of power.Mike Lee
Mike Lee Quotes on Republicans/Democrats/Senate/Court
At any given time, when there is a Republican president, typically we regard that person as the leader of the Republican Party.Mike Lee
The Senate rightly decided to keep the legislative filibuster. It protects the voice of millions of Americans. It keeps our laws and republic steady. It defends those not in the majority. I am glad to have cast my vote in favor of the rules and against this Democrat power grab.Mike Lee
The Supreme Court heard arguments today on President Biden’s unconstitutional vaccine mandates. The Court should permanently halt the mandates and uphold American freedom.Mike Lee
10 years ago on the floor of the Senate, I said that the world is a better place because of Haven Barlow and that he was a patriot and an example for all Americans to follow. Those words remain true now as I wish Senator Barlow the happiest 100th birthday!Mike Lee
The Constitution is incredibly clear on who makes the laws in this country, it is Congress, not the President, or the Supreme Court.Mike Lee
At a time when Democrats want to pack the Court, eliminate the Electoral College, and turn the Senate into the House, it is very good that Americans are re-reading The Federalist Papers to rediscover why the founders put these specific republican checks on democratic passion into the ConstitutionMike Lee
Mike Lee Other Quotes
I’m nobody’s deputy. I am who I am. I’m my own person.Mike Lee
There’s a lot of bipartisan rancor, a lot of excessive delegation of legislative power from the legislative branch to the executive branch.Mike Lee
I think declaring a no fly zone over foreign soil is tantamount to an act of war.Mike Lee
When you have less revenue coming in the door, you have more money going out the door. You have to find ways of trimming.Mike Lee
You can do a lot of damage if you try to answer a question part-way.Mike Lee
I’m someone who has a hard time turning down a conversation. And an even harder time starting a conversation and ending it abruptly – ending it before it’s over.Mike Lee
When people were subjected to the impeachment and removal process, Aaron Burr was right there, looking out for their rights, even though it wasn’t in his political interest to do so.Mike Lee
We have brought down emissions in this country through our legal system and through technological innovation. We can do this on our own. We don’t have to have the permission of countries all over the world to do that.Mike Lee
We can’t give excessive, unfettered power to a president to act alone, to bind an entire country to a set of principles, a set of rules that the president, him or herself, makes.Mike Lee
Whether it’s a penalty or a tax, it’s all one in the same. It’s coming out of somebody’s hard-earned money in their pocketbooks and that’s the point. So in some ways, to me, it’s a distinction without a difference.Mike Lee
The lives of babies and the dignity of women and girls are not political footballs.Mike Lee
The founding generation would be amazed. It would be surprising. I would be very impressed by what has happened since then in terms of our exploding population; in terms of the success of this country economically and otherwise.Mike Lee
Life costs 7% more nationwide, but that number is 8.6% in Utah and the Mountain West’s reckless spending and poor management has made life harder on Utah families.Mike Lee
We can fix this right now. Let’s have a vote right now.Mike Lee
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