Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), a co-chairman of President Donald Trump's Utah Reelection Board, took the rare step of dissenting against the Trump administration after a Senate briefing on the merits of Trump's drone strike that killed top Iranian military official, Qasem Soleimani.
The briefing came just one day after Iran deployed retaliatory strikes on two Iraqi military bases where U.S. troops are stationed.
Trump's Own Intelligence Watchdog Debunks Trump's Latest Conspiracy Theory About the Whistleblower Complaint
Since Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced a formal impeachment inquiry to be conducted by the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump, members of his administration and allies in Congress scrambled to subvert Article I, Section 2, Clause 5 of the United States Constitution.
To that end, Senate Judiciary Committee member and fervent Trump supporter Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) claimed Sunday on Face the Nation that the regulations for federal whistleblowers changed recently making the President's actions eligible for the whistleblower to file a complaint. President Trump and those who spread his message online repeated Graham's claim.
After a Senator Used a Picture of Luke Skywalker Riding a Tauntaun During a Speech Railing Against the Green New Deal, Mark Hamill's Response Is All of Us
Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) gave an utterly bizarre speech on the Senate floor Tuesday afternoon mocking the Green New Deal by invoking an image from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
Lee presented an image of Luke Skywalker riding a tauntaun - the camelesque animal on Hoth that Skywalker slaughtered to shelter Han Solo - to make an argument against adopting climate-friendly policies.