Sen. Braun urges POTUS to cut bureaucratic red tape and ensure patient access to COVID treatments

WASHINGTON — Today, Senator Mike Braun sent a letter to President Biden to express his concerns over the Biden Administration’s failure to provide patient access to critical COVID treatments.

“The administration’s unsatisfactory coordination of the health care supply chain is hampering access to lifesaving COVID antiviral medication,” said Senator Braun. “Federal taxpayers have funded the development and acquisition of twenty-three million courses of treatment pills, and it is imperative for...

Senator Braun Statement on President Zelensky’s Address to Congress

WASHINGTON – Senator Mike Braun issued the following statement after attending President Zelensky of Ukraine’s address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress.

“Today we heard from President Zelensky about his people's fight for their freedom, and the U.S. must continue to help them repel the Russian invaders with lethal defensive aid and economic sanctions that cripple Russia’s ability to fund this war and isolate them from the world economy. United States and NATO military leaders must be...

Senator Braun offers solutions on COVID origins, accelerated drug approval, medical supply chain independence, and eliminating mask mandates for toddlers in HELP committee markup

WASHINGTON—Today, Senator Mike Braun offered four healthcare amendments to the PREVENT Pandemics Act during an executive session of the Senate Health, Labor, Education and Pensions (HELP) Committee. The amendments offered by Sen. Braun would create opportunities for Americans to get faster access to drugs approved by other countries with similar regulatory regimes, demand transparency on the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, curb reliance on Chinese pharmaceuticals, and prevent mandates on...

Braun, Marshall introduce bill to further research on natural immunity

WASHINGTON— Senator Mike Braun and Senator Roger Marshall have introduced the Apply the Science Act which would require GAO to conduct an evaluation on HHS/CDC to further research on the value of infection-acquired COVID immunity, the availability of this information and how it impacts CDC decision making, and the value of diagnostics in the COVID-19 response.  

“For too long, the effects of natural immunity for COVID have been disparaged and ignored. It’s due time for the federal government to...

Senator Braun Statement on Omnibus Spending Bill

WASHINGTON – Senator Braun released the following statement on his no vote on the omnibus spending bill.  

“This spending bill is a disgrace: it spends more money on swamp earmarks than it does on humanitarian aid to Ukraine, and while inflation hits record highs D.C.’s answer is to spend another trillion dollars we don’t have. NO, NO, NO.”Senator Mike Braun

Senator Braun to receive vote on “Cut the Pork” Amendment to eliminate earmarks from spending bill

WASHINGTON -- Senator Mike Braun today introduced an amendment to cut all of the earmarks out of the omnibus spending bill. The amendment will be voted on by the U.S. Senate shortly.  

The omnibus spending package, which passed the House Wednesday and is expected to pass the Senate tonight, is $1.5 trillion of federal spending, including 367 pages’ worth of earmarks – or pet projects that House Representatives and Senators have added to the package.  

These earmarks are worth more than $8...

“Americans pay the price for D.C.’s dysfunction”: Senator Braun on new spending package

WASHINGTON – Senator Braun released the following statement on the text of the omnibus spending package released today.  

“Republicans are going along with more wasteful government spending while Americans pay the price for D.C.’s dysfunction with record high inflation. I’m voting no on this debt bomb, and anybody who claims to care about inflation should too.” - Senator Mike Braun  

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Senator Braun: “Replace Russian oil with energy made in America – not Venezuela, not Iran, not Saudi Arabia – AMERICA”

WASHINGTON -- Senator Mike Braun released the following statement on President Biden’s decision to finally ban Russian oil imports. Senator Braun has been calling to unleash American energy since the Biden administration first stopped prioritizing energy independence, including passing an amendment through the U.S. Senate to stop bans on fracking in February of 2021. Senator Braun called to shut down Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in May of 2021, and supported banning Russian oil imports...

GETTING RESULTS: Senator Braun tops list of most bills passed into law this session

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mike Braun tops the list of most bills passed by a lawmaker last year according to a new accounting by Axios.

Despite being in the minority party, Senator Braun sponsored three bills that were enacted into law so far in the 117th Congress (the two year session of the U.S. Congress, starting in 2021) – giving him the most bills signed into law this session of any Republican member of Congress.

Senator Braun has led a number of bipartisan legislative efforts to address...