Senator's views concerning a variety of issues.

Braun to Biden: Don’t wait, release COVID origin intel now

WASHINGTON – Following the COVID Origin Act being signed into law, Senator Mike Braun released a video calling on President Biden to declassify the material and release it now.
Senator Braun introduced the bill with Senator Josh Hawley. It passed the Senate and House on unanimous votes.
The law requires the Director of National Intelligence to declassify all intelligence related to the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the origins of the virus that causes COVID within 90 days of the bill being...

Sens. Braun, Tester, Rubio and Tuberville introduce bipartisan bill to stop foreign adversaries from buying U.S. farmland

WASHINGTON—Today, Senators Braun, Tester, Rubio and Tuberville introduced legislation to prohibit the purchase of U.S. farmland by those associated with the governments of our foreign adversaries (Iran, North Korea, China and Russia). 
“Chinese ownership of American farmland increased more than 20-fold in the past decade. We cannot allow our top foreign adversaries to buy up American farmland and compromise our agricultural supply chains. I’m proud to lead this bipartisan effort with Senator...

Sen. Braun leads bipartisan coalition to safeguard American food exports

WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Mike Braun, Tina Smith, Roger Wicker, and Chris Coons introduced The Safe American Food Exports (SAFE) Act. This first-time introduced bipartisan legislation is aimed to provide clear authority to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), FSIS, and Foreign Agricultural Service to preemptively negotiate regionalization agreements for known animal disease threats, ultimately protecting unsafe agriculture exports from getting shipped around the globe.

Senator Braun ranked most effective first-term Republican Senator, top ten most effective Republican in Senate by nonpartisan Center for Effective Lawmaking

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan Center for Effective Lawmaking has released their 117th Congress (2021-2022) rankings today with high rankings for Senator Mike Braun. 

  • Senator Braun made the Top Ten List for Most Effective Senate Republicans at number 6. The Senators’ above him on the list have all served over 12 years in Congress; Senator Braun has served 4.
  • Senator Braun was the highest ranked Republican on the “Freshman Senators Exceeding Expectations” list.  
  • In individual policy areas,...